Chicago’s Population Loss Is Largely Due to African Americans Leaving the City (MPC) 4 Recent Moves to Desegregate the City (MPC) The Rte. 53 Extension Would Only Create More Congestion (Active Trans) Mother Is Suing CPD for Police Pursuit That Led to the Crash Death of Her Son (Sun-Times) Jeff Parkers Discuss the Real Reason […]
Nashville is known as the home of the country music industry -- and a fast-growing region of car-centric sprawl. But local leaders realize they can't accommodate more growth with an outdated, cars-first approach, so Mayor Megan Barry released an action plan yesterday that lays out an ambitious agenda to improve conditions for walking, bicycling, and transit.
Chicago Was the Only Major U.S. City to Lose Population From 2015 to 2016 (Tribune) Metra Plans to Boost Service to Hyde Park, Pullman, Cut It on Electric Line Branches (Tribune) Metra Will Install New On-Board Security Cam System (CBS) Maldonado, Moreno, LSNA, LUCHA Rally for Law Charging Fees for Teardowns by 606 (DNA) Antique […]
[The Chicago Reader publishes a weekly transportation column written by Streetsblog Chicago editor John Greenfield. We syndicate the column on Streetsblog after it comes out online.] Although Rudy Winfrey says he’s “blind as a bat,” he regularly experiences the joy of cycling. Winfrey, a 72-year-old clerk with the Chicago Department of Streets & Sanitation, lost his sight […]
Police: Suspect Fleeing Traffic Stop in Greater Grand Crossing Struck Officer, Pedestrian (ABC) Video: A Cyclist Gets Doored by an Uber Passenger on Milwaukee in Wicker Park (Chicagoist) Ex-Chicagoan Dan Savage: Better Transit Could Help Mitigate Seattle Displacement (The Stranger) Active Trans’s Jim Merrell Discusses Upcoming Bike Projects on WTTW The Success of Cleveland’s Health […]