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Chicago Mobility Collaborative meeting at Douglass Park discusses current transportation projects in North Lawndale

The quarterly events, held at locations around the city, give residents a chance to weigh on CDOT's sustainable transportation efforts.

June 18, 2024

South Branch riverfront proposal aims to connect parks, expand green space, and improve transportation, recreation

The McKinley Park Development Council gave an overview of its new riverfront redesign plan last week at a public meeting.

June 15, 2024

New walk/bike/transit nonprofit is working on Ravenswood Bike Lending Library, other projects

The group would like to see bike libraries expand citywide, and has other ideas to get more people to use active transportation more often and drive less.

June 13, 2024

CDOT responds to previous criticisms of Chicago/Halsted plan with tweaks to make it more walk/bike/bus-friendly

The new design includes recently installed bus lanes, raised bike lanes, and a relatively bike-friendly Chicago/Halsted intersection.

June 7, 2024

At 2nd People’s Lobby Transit Town Hall, politicians and riders discussed how to create a world-class system

Attendees talked about how to make buses and trains more reliable, improve conditions for CTA workers, and address the region's looming transit fiscal cliff.

June 4, 2024

RTA’s Transportation Tuesday webinar series kicks off with discussion of evaluating and selecting capital projects 

The series "invites attendees to learn about hot topics in transportation planning as they relate to implementation of the RTA’s new regional transit strategic plan."

May 30, 2024

RTA tries making stations safer with community events at 8 transit stops in Chicago, Joliet, and Maywood

Free programs at stations across the city and the region will help provide more "eyes on the street".

May 29, 2024

CTA let public weigh in on RPM under the ‘L’ plans for Edgewater and Uptown

The transit agency held public meetings in Uptown and Edgewater, showcasing plans for natural areas, workout spots, plazas, and a skate park.

CDOT Complete Streets czar David Smith discusses new projects at ATA Advocacy Connect session

During the Q & A, Smith responded to the question, "What cities in the U.S. and around the world does CDOT use as inspiration for what you want our streets to look like?"

May 20, 2024

CDOT is extending Avondale’s popular Belmont protected bike lanes west to Milwaukee

New PBLs, crosswalks, sidewalk extensions, and island bus stops will be installed on a 0.6-mile stretch of Belmont between Milwaukee and Kimball.

May 17, 2024