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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.

Former Milwaukee mayor and CNU chief John Norquist on why Chicago should demolish the Ohio Feeder

"If it's such a good idea to have a freeway ramp coming into River North from the west, why isn't there one coming from every direction?" Norquist asked.

May 10, 2024

Livin’ on a prayer: Pastor Ira Acree seems destined for the RTA board, although he knows little about transit, barely uses it

Acree admitted to a City Council committee that he usually drives, feels uncomfortable critiquing Dorval Carter, and had never heard of the region's looming $730M transit shortfall before.

Elevated Chicago’s new leader on how to build more support for equitable transit-oriented development

Recently announced as executive director Juan Sebastian Arias also shared his POV on Mayor Johnson's Cut the Tape initiative to speed up the development approval process

May 8, 2024