By train even.
Here’s his itinerary for the day, provided by Green Party candidate for McHenry County Sheriff Gus Philpott:
8:16 am Rich Whitney takes the Metra west from Arlington Heights (8:16am).
9:01 am Rich arrives by Metra in Woodstock, 90 Church Street. Meets up with other Green Party candidates, Scott Summers, Bill Scheurer, Frank Wedig, Gus Philpott.
Meet press at Woodstock Metra station
9:15 – 9:45 am
Travel by bicycle Other World Computing, 2650 Bridge Lane. Approx 20 minute ride.
9:45 am – 11:00 am Tour their site, with CEO Larry O’Connor. Inspect Wind Turbine, LEED platinum buildings,
11:00 – 11:20 am
Bike out of there, back to Woodstock Metra station
11:20 – 11:45 Depart for Capron
11:45-12:30 Ride from Capron to Calendonia on the Long Prairie Trail
12:30 – 1:00 Stop for Lunch in Caledonia
1:00 pm Ride Calendonia to Rockford, approx 16-20 miles to Martin Park
2:30 pm Meet any other riders Martin Park, just South of the Riverside Bridge
3:00 pm Ride to 3 miles to Press Conference by symbol sculpture
3:30 pm Ride into downtown Rockford