Tue, Jun 30 | S Lawndale Ave & W Columbus Ave, Chicago, IL 60652, USA

Human Protected Bike Lane Chicago - Day 2 6/30

Please join us TONIGHT 6/30 to form a human protected bike lane at the site of the crash involving 13 year old, Issac Martinez, who was hit & killed while biking on Chicago's South Lawndale Ave yesterday. We will be honoring his life and drawing attention to the need for safe biking infrastructure.
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Human Protected Bike Lane Chicago - Day 2 6/30

Time & Location

Jun 30, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
S Lawndale Ave & W Columbus Ave, Chicago, IL 60652, USA

About The Event

UPDATE: Please return tonight 6/30 @ 6pm. The family requested the cycling community make it out tonight as well. They want justice for their son and are trying to get the media there.

A 13 year old boy, named Issac Martinez, was hit and killed while biking in Chicago's South Lawndale Ave Sunday shortly before 7pm.  Issac was hit from hehind by a driver who fled the scene. 

Please join us TONIGHT to form a human protected bike lane at the site of the crash to honor his life and draw attention to this issue.  The media will likely be in attendance.  Please be respectful and safe during this event.  Please help spread the word on social media platforms.

The closer you can arrive to 6:00 pm, the better.  We we will be out there for two hours. If you can't make it there by 6:00 pm, please come when you can so we can have coverage for about 2 hours.

PLEASE RSVP so we have an estimation of how many people will be joining

What to BRING: 

Bring lots of lights. We need to be seen. Make signs if you can. Wear masks and social distance.

Getting there by BIKE: 

A group of cyclists will be riding there together.  Beginner cyclists welcome. Rolling off at 5pm sharp from the UIC Halsted blue line (Halsted & Van Buren).  

Link to route map: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1qN7v5IC9abIqlb6YI3bnGzlVYEqRx25E&ll=41.816458647812716%2C-87.65508163896484&z=12

Getting there by TRAIN: 

There is a metra station directly next to to the site.  The stop is called Ashburn via SWS line

How to DONATE to the family: https://www.gofundme.com/f/in-memory-of-issac-martinez?utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_lico+share-sheet

News link: https://abc7chicago.com/boy-13-fatally-struck-while-biking-in-ashburn-idd/6280939/

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