Whether or not you knew Motivate is still helping to run Divvy bike-share, by February they won’t be
Active Transportation Alliance’s annual member meeting celebrated 2023 walk/bike/transit wins and hinted at the year ahead
Concrete protection comes to Clark bike lanes north of Berteau, which will help keep drivers from blocking them
Kicking off Bike Lane Week on Streetsblog Chicago with Day One: Mid-South Side
Also today: Mayor Brandon Johnson cut the ribbon on new protected bike lanes and raised crosswalks on Central Park Avenue in East Garfield Park.
Will Chicago’s Better Streets for Buses plan result in real BRT this time?
Let's keep our fingers crossed that, unlike Ashland BRT, the city will come up with a fast bus proposal that actually goes somewhere.
Over a month after a driver fatally struck Donald Heggemann on bike, fled, and failed DUI test, felony charges filed
Physically protected bike lanes, which are becoming more common in our city, might have prevented Heggemann's tragic death.
Help Streetsblog Chicago raise funds to keep fighting for livable streets in 2024
2023 has been a very eventful year for Chicago sustainable transportation news, and this publication itself. Help us keep rolling smoothly next year.
2 months after I suggested CDOT simplify their bike map, I mapped 2023 projects myself. 1 week later CDOT released a simplified map.
Streetsblog created a version of the CDOT bikeway map that only shows bikeways that were constructed in 2023, with an easier-to-understand color scheme.
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Advocates provide bikes to migrants, request help from CDOT to meet growing demand
Donation organizers say unless funds are freed up from a larger entity, bike distribution to asylum seekers is going to stay in crisis mode indefinitely.
Equiticity, Englewood Arts Collective lead community walk promoting effort to reopen Racine Green stop
Participants were also able to check out the Go Green on Racine Community Fresh Market as part of the Fall Fest Community Walk.
At board meeting 2024 operations budget approved, Carter promises service restoration, CTA expands contact for outreach to unhoused riders
Carter said he believes bus and train operator recruitment will be so successful the CTA will restore service “almost” to pre-pandemic levels sometime next year.
Transportation advocates share potential solutions to avoid the CTA’s coming fiscal cliff
The Active Transportation Alliance, Commuters Take Action, and Metropolitan Planning Council shared ideas.
Driver cited for fatally striking woman in her late 40s near 71st/Western in Chicago Lawn
The crash occurred Tuesday just after midnight.
Patience is a virtue: Parking situation on Clark PBLs between Montrose and Berteau is a hassle right now, but will soon improve
It appears that in the future we can expect 3-D infrastructure, not just paint, any time CDOT says they're installing protected bike lanes.
Free 2 Move Coalition presents plan to eliminate pretextual stops, while increasing traffic safety
F2M has developed a plan to do away with pretextual traffic stops that disproportionately impact Black and Latino motorists.