Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, September 20

  • Active Trans Looks at How State Transit Cuts Are Causing Metra, Pace Fare Hikes
  • How to Influence Infrastructure Spending in Your Ward (Active Trans)
  • Chainlinker: Chicago Cops Favor Drivers Over Cyclists — What Can We Do About It?
  • Wilson ‘L’ Station Elevator and Escalator Now Open (DNA)
  • Is WalkScore Actually a Realistic Way to Measure the Walkability of Neighborhoods? (Curbed)
  • Proposal Would Create 12+ Public Spaces & Installations Along 9-Mile Stretch of Irving Park (DNA)
  • River Edge Ideas Lab: Architects Present 9 Ideas for Chicago’s Riverfront (MPC)
  • “A Kaleidoscope of Hidden Worlds” Mural Coming to LSD’s Fullerton Underpass (DNA)
  • Active Trans’ Kickstand Classic Fun Ride Takes Place 10/1 on Car-Free Streets in Bartlett

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  • Jeremy

    It would be nice if the Kickstand Classic could be done in Chicago, or start later in Bartlett. The first Metra train of the day arrives in Bartlett at 9:31 am, after the final race wave starts. Metra departure times from Bartlett are also every two hours on Sundays.

  • Chicagoan

    The Wilson stationhouse looks phenomenal.

  • Kevin M

    I think there’s a typo in the first heading ” Looks at How State to Transit Cuts”. Seems it would read easier as ” Looks at How State Cuts to Transit”.

    Chainlink hyperlink goes to Curbed “Walkability” article.

  • Kevin M

    Re: State cuts to transit

    Time for a consumer/rider strike! Way back at the turn of dawn of the 20th Century, when all of Chicago’s transit lines were privately owned, the transit riders of Chicago organized and threatened ridership strikes. Its time to dust off that old non-violent weapon of organizing! Elected leaders–who are ostensibly in charge of our public transit systems–are not listening! Time to wake them up with some mobilization!

  • Tooscrapps

    For a lot of people, that would effectively be a strike from work too as walking, driving or biking isn’t feasible.