“We’re all equally in danger”: Ride Illinois launches statewide bike fatality awareness campaign
The statewide bicycle advocacy organization recently announced its “Our Response to Fatal Crashes” campaign, an effort to raise awareness of the traffic violence crisis across Illinois.
At Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Committee hearing, CDOT reports that bike infra construction, encouragement is shifting into high gear
Bike and pedestrian program czar Dave Smith discussed the agency’s strategy for improving bikeways and encouraging more people to ride.
Study published by Spin makes a convincing argument for improving the bike network as a strategy to keep scooter riders off sidewalks
Keeping scooter riders off sidewalks would strengthening the argument for e-scooters being a public good instead of an annoyance.
BRT TBD: The Better Streets for Buses Plan lays out case and framework for bus improvements, details vague
For many advocates, the Better Streets for Buses plan is a long-awaited commitment to make public transportation in Chicago faster, more convenient, and more equitable.
Active Transportation Alliance’s annual member meeting celebrated 2023 walk/bike/transit wins and hinted at the year ahead
It was a full house at the Revolution Brewing Taproom on Tuesday for ATA’s annual member party.
First ever City Civics Day encourages engagement and activism
Streetsblog attended the breakout session "How to create active, sustainable, safe streets."
CTA budget focuses on staffing to restore service, and capital improvements
Happily, fares will remain the same—a deliberate move on the part of the agency to encourage people to continue returning to public transportation.
Advocates provide bikes to migrants, request help from CDOT to meet growing demand
Donation organizers say unless funds are freed up from a larger entity, bike distribution to asylum seekers is going to stay in crisis mode indefinitely.
Building speed for bus rapid transit: A conversation with Commuters Take Action’s Olivia Gahan
How could BRT transform public transportation in Chicago, and what it will take to make it happen?
The new Belmont protected bike lanes are a game changer
Belmont is now a great option for those seeking a low-stress east-west bike route across the expressway and the river.