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Bicycle Illinois – Illinois’ Bicycle Touring Company

WELCOME
TO BICYCLE ILLINOIS
Illinois’ Bicycle
Touring Company

We
are extremely sad to announce that due to the
extension
of Wisconsin’s Safer at Home Order, GRABAAWR 2020 must
be postponed.
Significantly
more information will be coming promptly for all participants,
vendors, and suppliers.

Registration is
now open
for all
Bicycle Illinois events!

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Here
to register for
Bicycle Illinois
(prices
increase April 30th!)


Click
Here
to register for the Illini
Weekend Getaway
Click
Here
to register for the Tri-State
Tour Chicago Century

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to register for RAIL North
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to register for RAIL South
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Here
to register
for our RABGRAI Transportation Service

Registration
is now open for
all Bike Wisconsin events!

Click
Here
to register for the Bike
Northwoods Tour
(prices
increase April 30th!)

Click
Here
to register for SAGBRAW
Click
Here
to register for Will to
Ben

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to join our mailing
list!

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Transportation For Illinois Coalition – Home

 

Illinois Approves Historic Sustainable Capital Bill

 

Spring 2019 saw the passage of Rebuild Illinois which provided about $30 Billion dollars in transportation funding. Below we’ve broken down some of the reasons the capital bill is a good and imortant
investment in Illinois. 

 

Smoother, Safer Rides

The transportation/capital bill approved this eyar in Springfield is designed to make everyone’s commute to work smoother, safer, and in some cases, quicker. The funding will make possible long
overdue improvements in local municpal, county and township roads and bridges, state roads and bridges, urban and rural transit systems, rail-to-road crossings and airports throughout the
state. 

 

Decaying roads present a real danger and also drive up the costs for motorists who need to use them. Potholes can bust a tire and tire rim. Cracks in the highway can cause vehicles to be thrown into
the next lane, potentially into the path of other vehicles. Many

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Chicago Bicycle Accident Lawyer | Illinois Bicycle Lawyers at Keating Law Offices

Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order also known as the “Stay In Place Order”
On March 20, 2020 Illinois Governor JB Pritzker issued an “Executive Order In Response to COVID-19.” What has been commonly referred to as the “Stay In Place Order” also details requirements for social distancing and outlines when certain activities are permissible. Governor Pritzker’s power to take this extreme action stems from the powers vested in him as Governor of the State of Illinois under the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act. This Act allows Governor Pritzker to issue a “Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation” and take immediate action without any laws being first passed by the Illinois Senate and the House of Representatives as is typically required with a change in the law. 

An Executive Order under these circumstances is unusual in that disaster proclamations are most often scene in the wake of natural disasters like tornadoes and floods. However, given

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