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Wednesday, April 26
The News Cooperative notes that the city's planned bike paths are mostly in affluent neighborhoods, while only one is planned for a lower income area. Christopher Gray touched on this issue in his June Tailgate article about cycling on the South Side. UPDATE: Steve Vance reports at Grid Chicago that community meetings about bike plans are now in the works.