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.
Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 14
Stretch of Leland in Uptown where Lily Shambrook, 3, was fatally struck last year, is getting safety upgrades
The street is not getting major bikeway improvements, but hopefully planned curb bump-outs will lead to safer driver behavior.
Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, September 12
Hit-and-run car driver killed male pedestrian, 56, on stretch of Independence crossing Eisenhower
The crash report says the responding officers were unable to find Police Observation Device cameras that recorded the incident.
Today’s Headlines for Monday, September 11
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.