In addition to editing Streetsblog Chicago, John writes about transportation and other topics for additional local publications. A Chicagoan since 1989, he enjoys exploring the city on foot, bike, bus, and ‘L’ train.
50 years after it was promised, the South Red Line Extension is slated to get a $1.973B grant
And fortunately, despite what the news release stated, the RLE is still predicted to cut the commute time from 130th to the Loop by 30 minutes.
Celebrate Chicago’s best bicycling season with Ride Illinois’ family-friendly September event series
Nine of the 15 rides scheduled across Illinois are taking place in Chicagoland, including two within the city of Chicago.
Drivers invade Promontory Point and the Lakefront Trail, endangering pedestrians and bike riders
Advocates say the worsening problem may require ticketing right now, design that makes it impossible to illegally drive and park in the near future.
At Bike the Drive, Mayor Johnson promises better walk/bike/transit, riders thrill to a less car-centric DLSD
Mayor promises "abundant access to safe active transportation options", residents love biking DLSD largely without motor vehicle traffic
Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, September 5
Baha’i hopes: Advocates help win funding for study on connecting the N. Shore Channel Trail with lakefront
Filling in a 1.5-mile gap in the North Shore Channel Trail would connect it with the lakefront and other North Shore bikeways.