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World Naked Bike Ride Chicago #7 - June 12th 2010

SEVENTH ANNUAL WORLD NAKED BIKE RIDE CHICAGO Saturday June 12th 2010 - Gather at 6pm, Ride at 9pm *Check in point will be announced to the websites and email list shortly before ride day* Join the list for details at WNBR-C is a fun and conspicuous event celebrating the end of the oil era and promoting positive body image. The ride's atmosphere is extremely joyful and transcendently fun. Bicycles constitute the best solution to reducing America's petroleum addiction and improving public fitness.

Ghost Bike to Memorialize Slain Cyclist- September 11, 2008

Family, friends and community members will unite to install a “ghost bike” to memorialize the death of Logan Square resident Blanca Ocasio on the one-year anniversary of her tragic September 2007 death. The installation is to take place at the intersection of Armitage Ave. and Kedzie Boulevard on Chicago’s northwest side.

New BTG Campaign: Summer School!

BTG's newest campaign, "BTG Summer School", a series of educational workshops aimed at people considering switching to bicycle commuting for the first time, is underway!

The next workshop will be held at 2 PM, Tuesday September 30, in conjunction with Northeastern Illinois University's first annual Green Week.

Event Poster Here


Break The Gridlock PARK(ing) Action Day


Residents to call attention to threatened community garden this Friday

Pilsen, Chicago: in conjunction with international Parking Day, Chicago activists, artists, and local residents will transform parking spaces into gardens in the Pilsen neighborhood.

The action is to take place in the 1900 block of S. Halsted street, from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. on Friday September 21 2007.

Break the Gridlock Conference, October 3 - Chicago

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  September 16, 2004

Chicagoans Waste 56 Hours of Life Per Year in Traffic Delay –
Break the Gridlock Offers Grassroots Solutions

Fifth Annual Conference Will Help Reduce Chicago’s Car Dependency

4th Annual Break The Gridlock Conference

Break the Gridlock: Overcoming Car Dependency

Our fourth annual conference bringing together transportation advocates, planners, and policymakers to create a sustainable and equitable Chicago transportation system

Saturday, October 18, 2003
11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Pulaski Park Fieldhouse
1419 W. Blackhawk St.
Chicago, Illinois

The Pulaski Park Fieldhouse is easily accessible from the CTA Blue Line Division Street stop, #56 Milwaukee bus, #9 Ashland bus, or #70 Division Street bus.

2003 Conference Speakers:

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