Vallas’ platform has little about transportation. His campaign provided a bit more info.By Imelda March | | No Comments
His website has little to say about transit, other than calling for more policing of the CTA, and next to nothing about traffic safety and bike-pedestrian issues.
CTA updates: Where’s Dorval? CTA looking for a few good workers. Free NYE rides returns.By Imelda March | | No Comments
While the CTA declined our request to interview CTA president Dorval Carter, spokespersons did respond to a few questions about recent developments.
At annual meeting, ATA honored new advocacy orgs, discussed its playbook for 2023By Imelda March and John Greenfield | | No Comments
The purpose of the event was to honor the group's volunteers as well as peer advocacy groups, conduct board business, and inform members about ATA's priorities for next year.
Campaign Raleigh: Ald. Rodriguez-Sanchez hosts a bike ride as a political fundraiserBy Imelda March | | No Comments
A trend we'd like to see: fewer Chicago politicians raising money through fancy galas or golf outings, and more doing it via community bike rides.
Weirdness: North DuSable Drive reconstruction could include four tolled bus / car lanesBy Imelda March and John Greenfield | | No Comments
Meeting attendees complained that the focus of the discussion was still two car-oriented, rather than considering the needs of pedestrians and cyclists.
My Block, My Hood, My City provided needed snow shoveling on South and West sidesBy Imelda March | | No Comments
"Sidewalk shoveling improves one person's life and makes winters more manageable. We are the most segregated city in the country. By coming together we are breaking down some barriers between race and class."
Lincoln Yards planners say they hope to improve non-car connections to the siteBy Imelda March | | No Comments
Restoring bus service on Elston and Clybourn avenues would be one way to improve connectivity.
Alderman Martin approves 48-unit equitable TOD at Zia’s restaurant site in LakeviewBy Imelda March and John Greenfield | | No Comments
This project seems like a good template for equitable transit-oriented development that should be emulated elsewhere on the North Side.
New TOD planned for Zia’s Lago Via site in LakeviewBy Imelda March | | No Comments
This site is a half-mile walk from the Irving Park Brown Line station, and is also on the relatively high-frequency Ashland Avenue bus corridor.
Amazing Grace: A new Slow Streets corridor creates a safer route to the 312 RiverRunBy Imelda March | | No Comments
While CDOT rolled out the traffic-calmed corridor late in the season, it should be in place until at least December.
Construction has started to chop off 3 feet of Seneca Park for a turn laneBy Imelda March | | No Comments
"The park is a precious commodity, and green space should not be displaced for road expansion," said one attendee.
Which is best: Bird, Lime, or Spin? The “Chicago Scooters” tweeter test-rode all threeBy Imelda March | | No Comments
The person behind the Chicago Scooters Twitter account recently test-rode the three brands and discussed their findings with Streetsblog.