Some folks may have been tempted to blame the slow-moving Navy Pier Flyover project for a bike crash with injuries that took place Tuesday at Grand and Lower Lake Shore Drive. However, details released by police today indicate that the bike bridge wouldn’t have made a difference in this case. DNAinfo reported yesterday that a […]
Sometimes, high-quality transit is within a walkable distance, but people just aren't used to walking to the train. New signage in St. Paul, Minnesota, funded through a local challenge from a national foundation, aims to help people get over that mental block and walking to the nearest Green Line station.
N. Branch Transpo Goals Include, New bridges, Transitway, 606 Extension (Curbed) Rauner Moves to Fire at Least 36 “Improperly Hired” IDOT Employees (Politico) Driver Apparently Hit Bicyclist Near Unfinished Navy Pier Flyover (DNA) 8-Year-Old Girl Fought Off Man Who Tried to Kidnap Her While She Was Biking (ABC) Police: Man Confessed to Assaulting 2 Women on […]
Note: This story is a little outside of Streetsblog Chicago’s usual wheelhouse, since the collision took place on private property, not on city streets, but I thought our readers would be interested in the case. Thanks to The Chainlink’s Yasmeen Schuller for bringing this to my attention. Food delivery cyclist Drew Boyle, 21, is fortunate […]
Currently thousands of workers in Chicagoland have part of their wages set aside to buy a transit pass. This occurs before taxes are deducted from their paychecks, and thus saves them a few hundred bucks each year in income taxes. Not everyone can do this, but a new bill in the Illinois House of Representatives intends […]
Is the Tollway Getting Cold Feet on Route 53 Extension? (Daily Herald) Hit-and-Run Driver Who Injured Girl in Mt. Prospect Charged With Felony (CBS) GoFundMe Launched for Cyclist Drew Boyle, Injured in Crash (The Chainlink) Police Warn of Punch-and-Grab Robberies on the Orange & Red Lines (Sun-Times) Bicycle Doorings Have Risen Sharply in Recent Years […]