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Wondering how to get a bike rack installed? Want free copies of Chicago's bike publications? Is there a pothole that you'd like repaired?

All it takes is a phone call or surfing to the right Web site:

City of Chicago's Bicycle Program
Call the Chicago Department of Transportation at 312-742-BIKE (2453) to request a copy of this map or other free publications, and installation of bike racks, or visit

Street Maintenance
Call 311, the City of Chicago's 24 hour City Services Request hotline to report city street locations with potholes, broken glass, and other maintenance and repair needs.

Lakefront Trail
Call the Chicago Park District at 312-742-4244 for a free map of the Lakefront Trail. Call 312-742-5239 to report maintenance and repair needs for the Lakefront Trail, or visit


North Branch Trail
Call the Forest Preserve District of Cook County at 708-403-7391 to report maintenance and repair needs. For a free map of the trail visit

Bicycle Commuting
Call the Active Transportation Alliance at 312-427-3325 for information on commuting by bike in Chicago, the latest on issues facing bicyclists in the region, bicycle advocacy opportunities, events, the Chicagoland Bicycle Map, or visit

McDonald's Cycle Centerl
Located on the south side of Upper Randolph Street east of Michigan Avenue, the McDonald's Cycle Center offers free secure indoor bicycle parking, bicycle repair and rentals, and membership with benefits including showers and changing facilities. For more information on hours and services, call 1-888-BIKE-WAY or visit

Emergencies Call 911.


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