Mia Park Recent Posts Auburn Gresham streetscape plan includes short stretch of curb-protected bike lanes By Mia Park | Feb 25, 2022 | No Comments The streetscape project on 79th Street in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, including a possible curb-protected bike lane treatment on a couple blocks of Halsted. More details on Olive Harvey College’s upcoming bike maintenance and repair class By Mia Park | Feb 14, 2022 | No Comments "Bicycles are cost-effective and environmentally sound," said Olive-Harvey staffer Aziza Darwish. "This course will give students an opportunity to learn all about the benefits of having and maintaining a bicycle." Bikes, Breath + Environmental Justice ride celebrated the African diaspora in the Americas By Mia Park | Oct 8, 2021 | No Comments The tour visited many natural, cultural, and social justice landmarks in Humboldt Park, and included meditation and performance. Black United Fund, Equiticity team up for a bike ride to promote cooperative economics By Mia Park | Sep 30, 2021 | No Comments “If we bike, walk, or ride public transportation, we can always attach economic development in the neighborhood.” “We’ve got to do better”: Buttigieg, Chicago officials rally support for Biden’s infra plan By Mia Park | Jul 20, 2021 | No Comments Buttigieg said he's confident the largest infrastructure bill in U.S. history will pass Congress, stressing its importance from equity and climate change standpoints. Get your electric kicks on Route 66: Test-riding one of the Chicago Avenue e-buses By Mia Park | Apr 20, 2021 | No Comments Customers seem to love the smoother, quieter ride on the new buses, so much so that some of them said they'd be willing to pay a higher fare to help electrify the whole fleet. Family of Issac Martinez, 13, killed on his bike, were joined by cyclists at vigil By Mia Park and John Greenfield | Jun 30, 2020 | No Comments Said a neighbor, "It's something that should have never happened with a hit-and-run and a little kid just bicycling through his neighborhood." The Crawford demolition is a mobility justice issue By Mia Park | Apr 16, 2020 | No Comments The implosion of the smokestack of the coal-fired power plant created a massive cloud of dust that makes walking and biking less safe. Black and Latinx transportation leaders say they’re satisfied with ATA’s hiring of Amy Rynell as ED By Mia Park | Apr 11, 2020 | No Comments While some mobility justice advocates were pushing for a Black or Latinx director, Peter Taylor, Shawn Conley, and Julio Rodriguez say they're please that the group hired a woman with an equity lens. Dealing with the pandemic one step at a time: Practice walking as self-care By Mia Park | Mar 19, 2020 | No Comments Walking to is a gentle, easy way to de-stress, exercise, gain new perspective, meditate, and practice self care.