I remain wary of the need and the enforcement probability of this ordinance. It also increases complexity of differences between various jurisdictions as far as traffic law goes even within Cook County, Illinois. It will be interesting to see the long-term impact.
Julie Kosbab is an online marketing consultant and active transportation advocate living in Anoka County, Minnesota. She was one of Minnesota's only League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructors when certified in 2005. She is a past member of the National Bicycle Tour Directors Association. She has 2 children and 4 bicycles. Find her on Twitter as @betweenstations.