Reserve Your Spot in a City With People-Friendly Streets

Photo: John Greenfield

Help build a new Chicago, where cars don’t have first “Dibs” on public space. If you haven’t already done so, please donate to the Streetsblog Chicago Resurrection Fund today, so we can keep fighting the good fight for better walking, biking, and transit. If the site does not return to daily publication of original articles by April 8, all contributions will be refunded. As always, thanks for your support!

– John

  • tooter turtle

    This morning I looked down my street, and noted that about 20% of the cars parked there were still covered with last week’s snow. That tells me that a lot of people are using the streets for long-term storage of their possessions. Taking a few of those spots for Divvy stations, people spots and bike corrals would not be making war on cars (which I for one don’t want). It would be restoring some balance to the use of public space.
    Streetsblog Chicago has done a lot to raise awareness of this imbalance. I hope you will be publishing full-time again soon!

  • Thanks a lot!

  • jeff wegerson

    It has been a war on us by cars. We defend ourselves every way we can. We take back that which has been taken from us.


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