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Get ready to ride with Chicago's updated bike map

Chicagoland bicyclists now have the most up-to-date riding and route information thanks to the release of the 5th Edition Chicagoland Bike Map, produced by the Active Transportation Alliance, one of MPC's many Chicago-area partners.

The new edition features:

  • Expanded coverage to the north up to Lake Geneva and south all the way to the Midewin Prairie in Grundy County
  • More trail and on-street biking networks for you to explore
  • Icons for all the bike shops in the region
  • Historic military sites

You can get your free copy of the Chicagoland Bike Map by becoming a member of Active Trans. Maps are also available online for $10 each.

The map is the result of more than 100 volunteers investigating and documenting new trails, existing road conditions, and the new territory that the map covers.  A series of public meetings that gathered input from residents and bicyclists also informed the update.

So get your tune-up, grab your helmit, and get out there and start riding today!

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  1. 1. Daniel Howard from Brooklyn, NY on June 8, 2010

    Bicycle maps rock! Here in New York City they hand them out for free. Mayor Daley is supposed to be a big booster of bicycles: maybe he'll show some love for your map distribution?

  2. 2. Lee from Chicago on June 8, 2010

    Daniel -- The city does fund a city-only map they give away for free. This map is a seven-county region map, covering trails and routes outside the city.

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