In addition to editing Streetsblog Chicago, John writes the transportation column for the Chicago Reader weekly paper. A Chicagoan since 1989, he enjoys exploring the city on foot, bike, bus, and 'L' train.
"Over the past 50 years, Critical Mass has made Chicago a bike-friendlier town," said cofounder and prankster Michael Burton said in a statement. "Despite these many gains, there's much work still to be done."
Multiple advocacy groups made that argument once again with an open letter to local decision-makers calling on them to include physically-protected bike lanes along as part of the upcoming Lincoln Avenue Streetscape and Plaza project