Enthusiasm for curbs: Advocates applaud CDOT’s upgrades to protected lanes, suggest more improvements
Commissioner Biagi and Ald. La Spata discuss how aldermanic prerogative affects bikeway installation
They argue that developing a cohort of bike-friendly alders and wards, plus the Chicago Cycling Strategy, will help create a citywide, connected bike network.
Take a virtual ride on the new Augusta Boulevard protected bike lanes
Plus CDOT Commissioner Gia Biagi gives her final speech on building safe infrastructure before she leaves the job this Friday.
16 organizations sign letter to Mayor Johnson calling for a “a bold and visionary” CDOT chief
It's great to see a letter noting that while Gia Biagi helped create a safer, more equitable transportation system, the next CDOT chief must take larger steps in that direction.
Exit interview: Outgoing CDOT chief Gia Biagi discusses her tenure as transportation chief
Biagi said the Lightfoot administration deserves credit for over 1,000 pedestrian safety upgrades at intersections, and making infrastructure planning more equitable.
See ya, Gia! Sustainable transportation advocates weigh in on departing CDOT chief Gia Biagi’s legacy
It appears many Streetsblog readers don't feel Biagi was bad at her job, but wish she'd had more freedom to take bold action.
After a driver killed Soyfa Athamanah Tuesday, #ChiCrosswalkAction protest demands a safer Winona/Broadway
Protesters said that transportation decision-makers have blood on their hands for Athamanah's death.
Hit-and-run driver killed pedestrian Soyfa Athamanah, 69, as she crossed Broadway in Uptown.
Sun-Times photographer Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere witnessed the killing, and said he thinks it was intentional.
Hundreds of people learned about the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 on a commemorative bike tour
The multi-day violent racial conflict, initiated by the killing of a Black teen at 29th Street Beach, was the worst in Chicago history.