Divvy Update

Divvy is a real part of Chicago culture now.

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The majority of Chicago’s Divvy bike share stations are now installed.  The map below shows the active stations in blue and the planned stations in yellow.

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This means that there is a Divvy station a couple of blocks from anywhere I want to go.  I’ve been taking advantage of this at least once or twice a week.  The routine is simple: walk up to a Divvy bike, check the tires (only once have I found a flat tire), throw my bag in the front rack, adjust the seat to my height and release the bike with my key fob.

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Then I’m off, happily biking to my destination!

 

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4 thoughts on “Divvy Update

  1. David P. says:

    I am bound to get a membership eventually, but it would be so much more useful if it went just a little bit further to my neighborhood – and I don’t even live in the boonies! (Avondale) As it is, I have to walk a mile and a half to Logan Square to get to the nearest station. Sigh.

  2. Grace says:

    Divvy is so great. I’m using it 3 or 4 times a week. Definitely feel I’ve gotten $75 worth of value already.

  3. Emma says:

    Do you carry your helmet with you in case of Divvying? I’d like to use Divvy, but I think the convenience factor would be undermined by my insistence on always wearing a helmet!

    • Emma says:

      Was just on the Divvy site–didn’t realize members had to dock every 30 min or pay extra like with day passes! Has this ever been a problem for you?

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