Courtney Cobbs Recent Posts Most Beacon Street Neighbors Agree: 9 Units With 10 Spots Won’t Create a Parking Crunch By Courtney Cobbs and John Greenfield | Jul 11, 2019 | 11 Comments At Tuesday's community meeting, residents voiced concerns about density and the community input process, but most reached a consensus that 1.11 parking spots per household is sufficient. Mayor Lightfoot, Here’s My Wish List for the Next CDOT Commish By Courtney Cobbs | Jul 9, 2019 | 18 Comments Streetsblog writer Courtney Cobbs wants a CDOT chief who will bring about "positive equitable and transformative change" and has a list of concrete suggestions on how to make this happen. Until Buses Get Priority, Living in a “Transit-Rich” Neighborhood Only Goes So Far By Courtney Cobbs | Jun 20, 2019 | 35 Comments Living in a neighborhood with lots of bus service is of limited use if the buses get stuck in traffic generated by drivers. That's why we need bus-only lanes and other time-saving strategies. Protected Bike Lanes Should Be the Default on City Streets By Courtney Cobbs | Apr 26, 2019 | 8 Comments By not having physically protected bike lanes as standard, we will continue to have a two-tiered transportation policy that puts cyclists last and motorists first. How a Run-in With a Reckless Cabbie Inspired Me to Advocate for Safer Biking By Courtney Cobbs | Mar 29, 2019 | 12 Comments After I reported harassment by a taxi driver, I was pleasantly surprised to get a quick response from the city. Now I want to do more to help other cyclists.