As Bicycle Riding Continues to Increase in Popularity, CDOT Expands “Learn to Ride” Program Offering Free Bike-Riding Classes for Adults


CHICAGO – The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced that in response to the growing  interest in bicycle riding, it is expanding its “Learn to Ride” educational program for adults by adding more opportunities through an advanced level course, and also launching a new feature that will help adults “Learn to Commute.” This year’s first “Learn to Ride” class will be held June 1, and the public can sign up now for free classes taught by CDOT’s Streets Are For Everybody (SAFE) Ambassadors that are scheduled at three locations through the end of August. 

“With the growth of our 350-mile

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Biden continues bipartisan push for jobs plan

Members of the Biden administration are continuing to pitch the $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan to lawmakers and American citizens alike, with both President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris touting the proposed legislation at separate events on Monday. 

What You Need To Know

  • President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris both spoke about the proposed $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan on Monday 
  • Harris traveled to North Carolina to visit Guilford Technical Community College, where she called the plan a “once-in-a-generation investment in America’s infrastructure”
  • President Biden, joined by transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg, will meet with a bipartisan
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Inspection stickers won’t be available in Massachusetts until at least Wednesday as RMV vendor continues to deal with malware attack

The state will go at least a week without the ability issue inspection stickers following a malware attack on the vendor that aids the RMV in the process.

On Monday, the RMV announced the issue that began on March 30 and prevented the agency and small businesses from issuing inspection stickers will extend through at least Tuesday.

A malware attack on the RMV’s Wisconsin-based vendor, Applus Technologies, Inc., preventing Massachusetts and other states from performing inspections.

The RMV said it continues to press the vendor on a potential timeline of a return to service but has received no word.


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