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John Greenfield

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.

Due to incredible support from readers like you, we’ve surpassed our 2023-24 fundraising goal

Once again, the generosity of walk/bike/transit boosters is fueling our reporting and advocacy.

May 6, 2024

Which Metra corridor would become more bike-friendly and greener under a new plan? Ravenswood!

Thanks to plans to convert little-used parking spaces, the avenue is slated to get a new bike lane, and the Winnslie Parkway path and garden will be extended south.

May 3, 2024

The de-facto ban on riverwalk biking is back. What should we do about it?

In the short term, new signage is needed to designate legal areas for cycling on the path. In the long term CDOT should build the proposed Wacker Drive protected bike lane.

April 26, 2024