Recent Streetsblog CHICAGO posts about Lakefront Trail

City Breaks Ground on the Long-Awaited Navy Pier Flyover

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After more than a decade of planning, the Chicago Department of Transportation finally kicked off work on the Navy Pier Flyover, a $60 million project that will solve the problem of the dangerous bottleneck at the center of the 18.5-mile Lakefront Trail. “We at the city have discussed this, we have debated it, we have […]

Tonight: Defend the Marshall Boulevard Redesign

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Tonight the future of the Marshall Boulevard bike lane could be at stake at a community meeting hosted by 12th Ward Alderman George Cardenas. The Marshall Boulevard bike lane was installed last fall and runs from Sacramento Drive in Douglas Park half a mile to 24th Boulevard in Little Village. It consists of a buffered lane […]

Thinking Big: The Lake Shore Drive Bike-and-Bus Highway

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Back in August, longtime bicycling activist Randy Neufeld – currently the director of the SRAM Cycling Fund and formerly the Active Transportation Alliance’s first paid staffer – outlined an intriguing proposal in Chicago Magazine: building a bike-and-bus highway into the north Lake Shore Drive reconstruction project. …the city could create two specialized lanes at minimal cost. […]