What's New

What’s new

* Completely redesigned home screen
* Divvy station status updates faster than ever
* Get directions to the nearest two Divvy stations almost immediately
* Find campgrounds you can bike to!
* Faster switching between sort methods on stations and places pages
* View weather in Fahrenheit and Celsius
* Get turn-by-turn directions
* See all #bikeCHI photos, from Instagram, Flickr, Tumblr, and Twitter

Improvements

* More Amtrak information: which routes have walk-on bike service and which stations serve these routes
* More Amtrak stations
* Tells you when Divvy goes offline (for inclement weather)
* Open House Chicago link
* Better-quality bicycling directions
* Sort points of interest (now called Places) by category
* More burrito joints

This version of the Chicago Bike Guide comes with a new, flat design, performance improvements, and the fastest Divvy status load times.

App Description

The Chicago Bike Guide is the best way to navigate Chicago's vast network of bikeways and cool destinations.

* Get trip directions
* Find available Divvy bikes and docks
* Read what other cyclists are posting on The Chainlink, Tumblr, Instagram, Flickr, and Twitter
* Get notices of important events, news, and street conditions

You can design your own route, get a suggested route, or discover new ways to get from A to B on streets with bikeways or on trails. Find the nearest Divvy bike sharing station.

Get directions from your location to any of the embedded points of interest, trailheads, recommended burrito joints, and train and bus stations (Amtrak, Greyhound, and Megabus). With a link to ETAChicago, see when buses and trains are arriving at your current location or any of the points of interest, including at all train and bus stations. Find any point of interest, venue, or restaurant with Foursquare.

The map shows you all area off-street trails, every type of bike lane, streets with sharrows, and the slow service drives lining each boulevard. Trails included are:

-Burnham Greenway
-Des Plaines River Trail
-Illinois Prairie Path
-Chicago Lakefront Trail
-Evanston Lakefront Trail
-Major Taylor Trail
-North Branch Trail
-North Shore Channel Trail
-Sauganash Trail

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

February 11, 2014 New version 0.9.0
January 29, 2014 New version 0.8.6
November 29, 2013 New version 0.8.5
November 22, 2013 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
April 16, 2012 Initial Release

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