May 3: Ride! Before it’s too late

Wednesday: ride your bike! It could be your last chance before bad stuff Thursday and Friday.

Oh, about Friday: “winds could occasionally gust over 50 mph.”

Anyway. See below for Wednesday’s forecast.

NEW, IMPROVED WEDNESDAY WEATHER INFOGRAPHIC:

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Overall: high 54, low 43, mostly cloudy, not much wind

Morning: low 40s, partly cloudy, negligible wind

Evening: low 50s/high 40s, cloudy, wind from the NE at 8 MPH.

Lettuce Cat Wind Meter (Red Cabbage Edition):

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That cabbage isn’t going anywhere. Quite calm.

DIVVY BIKE REPORT: all stations operational.

STREET CLOSURES:

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Also reports of flooding on the North Branch Trail south of Harts Road. (Chainlink)

PARTIAL STREET CLOSURES (downtown only):Screen Shot 2017-05-02 at 8.44.35 PM.png

Click here for the whole thing.

OVERALL COMMUTE RATING:

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3.25/4. The best you’re gonna get this week.

In other news…

-In the Reader, John Greenfield asks why the Navy Pier Flyover is taking so dang long to build

-Streetsblog notes pedestrian deaths are rising even as crash fatalities as a whole decline

-You can buy a tandem recumbent on Craigslist for only $1500.

That’s all. Enjoy your rides!

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