Over the past two years, Steven Vance and I had the privilege and pleasure of bringing you the latest in sustainable transportation and livable streets news via Streetsblog Chicago. It’s been fascinating to track the exciting developments taking place in our region during that time, from bus rapid transit, to Divvy bike-share, to the Bloomingdale […]
45th Ward PB Ballot Include Bike and Pedestrian Projects (DNA) Anti-Displacement Activists Blockaded Milwaukee to Protest New TODs (DNA) Active Trans‘ Bikeways for All Campaign Promotes Equity for South & West Sides Driver Who Killed DePaul Student in 2009 Hit-and-Run Gets 8 Years (Tribune) Driver Runs Red, Crashes Into Green Door Tavern, Injuring 3 (DNA) […]
[Today the Chicago Reader launched a new weekly transportation column written by Streetsblog Chicago editor John Greenfield. This partnership will allow Streetsblog to extend the reach of our livable streets advocacy. We’ll be syndicating a portion of the column on the day it comes out online; you can read the remainder on the Reader’s website […]
Update: This post is getting shared a lot — if you’ve landed here, make sure to read John Greenfield’s follow-up post about his Streetsblog Chicago resurrection plan. You can contact John at greenfieldjohn[at]hotmail.com or 312-560-3966 to learn how you can help revive the site. Just about two years ago, we ran the first post ever on Streetsblog […]
I’ve got some excellent news for folks who are passionate about building a Chicago where everyone can get around safely, efficiently, and enjoyably. Thanks to generous contributions from readers like you, ad sponsorships, and a couple of large, last-minute donations from a foundation and a nonprofit, we are now well past out $50K fundraising goal. […]
The cams have been proven to reduce crashes, and support from locals gives the city political cover to implement this often-unpopular technology.