DIRECTIONS

The main festival and starting location will be in Grant Park (235 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60604).

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Riders may also safely enter Lake Shore Drive at any one of the following locations:

Please keep the following information in mind when planning your trip:

By Bike:

When arriving via the Lakefront Trail after 5:00AM, please cross Lake Shore Drive at Randolph Street or the Museum Campus. For your safety, you will not be allowed to cross over Lake Shore Drive at Monroe Street, Jackson Drive or Balbo Drive.

By Transit:

You can take your bike on any train or bus operated by the CTA, Metra and Pace. The CTA will relax their 2 bikes per car policy for this event from 3:00AM – 2:00PM.

By Car:

Fifth Third Bike the Drive is a celebration of healthy, sustainable transportation. Please consider biking or using public transit to get to the event. If you plan to drive, keep in mind Lake Shore Drive will be closed to car traffic at 5:00AM. Please find an alternative route if arriving after 5:00AM.

PARKING

Millennium Garages:

We recommend the Millennium Lakeside Garage. The automobile entrance is on South Columbus Drive between Monroe Street and Randolph Street.

Soldier Field North Garage:

Day of Event Only (no presales)

  • Bikers before 10am $25
  • After 10am the rate will be $30 for anyone entering the garage
  • Garage will open at 5am
  • All bikers must be out by 2pm

Museum of Science and Industry:

Park at the Museum of Science & Industry for $22 (discounts available for MSI members). The entrance is located at 57th and Cornell Avenue. For more information, please visit the Museum of Science & Industry’s website.

Other Parking:

For additional parking options, check out nearby locations on Google and Parking.com.

Fifth Third Bike the Drive is produced by and benefits

Active Transportation Alliance is a non-profit advocacy organization working to improve conditions for walking, biking, and public transit throughout chicagoland.

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