Let's raise a toast to the Leland Slow Street, which has helped make the COVID-19 lockdown a little more bearable for local residents and families.
We reached out to a few local bikes shop owners for words of wisdom on bike security that we could share with Streetsblog readers.
“In the previous  doomsday budget, our deficit was in the neighborhood of $100 million,” CTA president Dorval Carter said. “This is Armageddon-type stuff."
Driver killed Justin Fanslau, 51, in Hammond grocery store lot and fled the scene (NWI Times) Officer suffered severe facial injuries after being dragged by driver during traffic stop (CBS) Multiple crashes reported on Dan Ryan expressway as slick conditions continue (CBS) Police seeking man wanted for phone robbery on CTA train in Bronzeville (Fox) […]
Who knows, with enough political support for this idea to reduce congestion and pollution and plug the budget hole, maybe we can get congestion pricing approved in the 2022 budget.
The budget diverts $16 million in operations funding from the CTA. It also raises the city gas tax by three cents and drops the speed camera ticket threshold to 6 mph.