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Active Transportation Alliance Updates City Bike Map

By Lindsey Miller in News on Jun 3, 2010 9:20PM

From the ATA's new bike map

If you haven't yet started planning your summer adventures around the city by bike, the Active Transportation Alliance can help. The nonprofit released the 5th edition of its extensive Chicagoland Bike Map today with the tag line, "You can go anywhere in Chicagoland by bike." The updated map 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, and historic military sites." It's $10 non-members, $5 for members, and free for new or recently renewed members.

There are other bike map options, as well. The Department of Transportation will send you a bike map for free, or you can view it online. The Forest Preserve District of Cook County has maps of its paved bike trails online. And don't forget, Google has bike maps now, in beta.