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.
Commuters Take Action accuses CTA of “lies” about restoring Blue Line to pre-Forest Park Rebuild service levels
The agency promised last month "we will add back rail service to [spring 2023] scheduled service" in mid-November but the advocacy group says that's not happening.
The Clark PBLs and bus boarding islands between Irving Park and Montrose are progressing nicely
When Streetsblog stopped by on Monday, a northbound concrete raised bike lane on the east side of Clark, along with new bus infrastructure, was partially complete
Will complaints from drivers result in “changes to the design” of the beloved Augusta protected bike lanes?
Unsurprisingly, some folks who who drive aren't happy with the changes, which make it harder to illegally park or travel dangerously fast.
Today’s Headlines for Monday, November 6
Cool New York City transportation stuff I’d love to see in Chicago
My Streetsblog NYC colleagues may insist I've got a rose-colored viewpoint, but during a visit to New York, I was impressed by the current state of transit, biking, and more.
Today’s Headlines for Friday, November 3
CDOT Complete Streets director David Smith: 2023 was Chicago’s busiest bikeway installation year ever
Streetsblog recently caught up with Smith for a recap of what bike infrastructure, much of it protected lanes, was built in our city this year.