Introducing the Super Bikeway

Introducing the Super Bikeway

Now that bicycling is going legit and we cyclists are compelled by law to stop at stop signs and yield for pedestrians, there is a need to create a route for riding at high speed without having to stop. It's sort of like the Autobahn for cyclists.

What if you could travel the 16 miles downtown from Wilmette to Oglivie Station in 45 minutes at the height of rush hour?

You can on the Super Bikeway!

Carroll Avenue Terminus

Carroll Avenue Terminus

Just down the block from the Ogilvie Terminal.

Shared use is the future

Shared use is the future

Shared use is the future. It's how we make the most of what we already have. It's the key to a sustainable future.

Typical section at existing bridge

Typical section at existing bridge

Typical section at existing bridge. Wilson is illustrated.

Existing Bridge Section

Existing Bridge Section

This shows the section at the Balmoral Avenue bridge. When the bridge is replaced with a 2 slot one, am inexpensive prefabricated bike-only one can span the third slot.

The start in Wilmette

The start in Wilmette

The start in Wilmette. The Metra UP-N line is at grade at Linden Street in Wilmette.