Here are new ways to provide input on N. LSD plan, including need for bus lanesBy Jessica Papanek | | No Comments
More advocacy is needed to keep the drive from being rebuilt in a way that maintains the car-centric status quo.
Unacceptable: Leaders essentially nix bus-only lane option from North LSD PlanBy Jessica Papanek | | No Comments
That doesn't mean that an efficient, equitable LSD remix is a lost cause, but rather that we're going to have to fight harder to achieve that goal.
Bus-only lanes are needed on North LSD. Here are some possible scenarios.By Jessica Papanek | | No Comments
More advocacy is needed to make sure we don't wind up with a car-centric North Lake Shore Drive redesign.
“Leave Briar Alone!”: Lakeview Residents Weigh in on North Lake Shore Drive PlansBy Jessica Papanek | | 8 Comments
The latest proposals presented at a community meeting included changes to the Belmont and Irving Park Junctions.
CREATE, and How the Lack of a National Infrastructure Vision Hurts Us AllBy Jessica Papanek | | 3 Comments
Getting federal funding for the massive regional rail congestion relief project could be a struggle.
IDOT Shares Its Latest Transit Concepts for the North Lake Shore Drive RehabBy Jessica Papanek | | 27 Comments
Will the department add bus-only lanes without ballooning the drive into a ten-lane monstrosity?
IDOT Proposes Detailed Options for Lakefront Trail, Part of North Lake Shore Drive ProjectBy Jessica Papanek | | 11 Comments
After many (one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine) meetings the first phase of what will probably be a decades-long process of the complete reconstruction of North Lake Shore Drive took place yesterday afternoon. This meeting was the most straightforward as the elements considered had already been narrowed down and because most attendees were […]
North LSD Survey Says: People Want More Buses, Fewer CarsBy Jessica Papanek | | 14 Comments
The solution is clear: build more bus lanes. But IDOT doesn't seem to have fully gotten the memo yet.
IDOT Favors Managed Lanes for the North LSD RedesignBy Jessica Papanek | | 15 Comments
IDOT finally lifted the curtain off its Transit and Managed lanes concepts for the North Lake Shore Drive reconstruction project.
There Ain’t No Road Just Like It: Latest LSD Session Reveals Some Ambitious IdeasBy Jessica Papanek | | 15 Comments
At yesterday’s public meeting on the North Lake Shore Drive reconstruction the public got a better look at what the Illinois and Chicago departments of transportation have planned for the coastal highway.
Status Quo or Forward-Thinking: Which LSD Vision Will Prevail?By Jessica Papanek | | 12 Comments
While it’s going to be a challenge to get progressive changes made to the Drive, it’s a battle worth fighting.
Residents Want More Affordable Housing Along Broadway as Part of Red/Purple RehabBy Jessica Papanek | | 3 Comments
Instead of focusing on higher-end shops, restaurants, and housing, many neighbors along this corridor expressed strong support for affordable housing to help maintain a diverse community.