After trying to pick up her phone while driving SUV, off-duty CPD officer jumped curb and killed woman, 56, on sidewalk
It's infuriating that a person who was entrusted to help keep the public safe was reckless enough to take her eyes off the road while driving to pick up a phone, with tragic consequences.
Day Four of Streetsblog Chicago’s Bike Lane Week: A few surprises on the Mid-North Side
Interestingly, I saw a few things that were previously off my sustainable transportation infrastructure geek radar.
Not so Swift: Yellow Line restoration drags on after crash, as confusion reigns over shuttle bus service
Yellow ‘L’ line service remains suspended three weeks after a November 16 collision with a snowplow, and the shuttle service is unpredictable.
Will Chicago’s Better Streets for Buses plan result in real BRT this time?
Let's keep our fingers crossed that, unlike Ashland BRT, the city will come up with a fast bus proposal that actually goes somewhere.
Whether or not you knew Motivate is still helping to run Divvy bike-share, by February they won’t be
While the machinations going on right now at Divvy are a little complex, there no reason to believe they'll be bad for customers or employees.
Help Streetsblog Chicago raise funds to keep fighting for livable streets in 2024
2023 has been a very eventful year for Chicago sustainable transportation news, and this publication itself. Help us keep rolling smoothly next year.
Safety upgrades have been made to Winona/Broadway intersection after a driver fatally struck Soyfa Athamanah, 69, there in July
Hopefully her family will take comfort in knowing that her case spurred changes that could save lives in the future.