City planning for this weekend’s NASCAR race glorified drivers, ignored the needs of others
The Chicago and Illinois transportation departments, and the Chicago Park District, have gone out of their way to minimize the effect the race will have on local drivers, largely ignoring people on foot, bikes, and transit.
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Phase 1 of Forest Park Branch Rehab will be mostly complete on 10/8. CTAction sees some issues with the plan.
The transit advocacy group has questions about post-project train frequency, ADA access during a coming weekend shutdown, and missing Train Tracker coverage.
The Far SW Side’s 19th Ward has almost no bike lanes, but it’s getting several more pedestrian islands
While the the district is getting almost no bike lanes as part of the Chicago cycling Strategy, this month it got some new pedestrian infrastructure.