Olivia Grenzebach Recent Posts UIC’s Urban Transportation Center starts its fall series with a seminar on transit inequity By Olivia Grenzebach | Sep 19, 2022 | No Comments Speakers included Ellen Partridge from the Shared-Use Mobility Center, Audrey Wenninkfrom the Metropolitan Planning Council, and Rochelle Jacksonfrom the North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council. Readers: Women-only transit would be awesome / impractical / sexist / transphobic By Olivia Grenzebach and John Greenfield | Jan 19, 2021 | No Comments One thing's for sure: If such a program is going to be implemented in Chicago, it needs to be explicitly inclusive of all women, including trans women, and nonbinary people. Should the CTA adopt women-only transit? Interviews with Chicago women suggest yes By Olivia Grenzebach | Jan 15, 2021 | No Comments Women-only transportation helps to dismantle one of the barriers that women face daily, so it should be seriously considered in the Chicago and other U.S. cities. Open the beaches! Then implement these urban design strategies to beat the heat By Olivia Grenzebach | Jul 17, 2020 | No Comments Lightfoot's refusal to reopen beaches during the heat wave makes no sense. Here's a look at that issue and longterm heat mitigation strategies. Protests are placemaking By Olivia Grenzebach | Jul 8, 2020 | No Comments These instances of road repurposing and placemaking are born from pain and anger, and yet they have brought communities together and created beauty.