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What’s going on with the Bucktown stretch of the Leavitt Neighborhood Greenway?

Unfortunately the contraflow lanes and shared-lane markings got prematurely sketched, but the real thing is on the way.

August 28, 2023

Chicago’s e-scooter program is zooming ahead, but equity gaps remain

The city’s e-scooters are seeing increased use, but ridership lags in the city’s Black and Brown neighborhoods

August 25, 2023

Case of driver, 92, critically injuring bike rider at Valley Line Trail/Devon intersection raises multiple issues

Are RRFB signals really a good approach for trail safety? And why does Chicago have policies that force elderly people to drive?

August 24, 2023

Has the Forest Park Rebuild been going smoothly or have there been snags? CTA, CTAction have different POVs.

On the bright side, yesterday's reopening of the Clinton and UIC-Halsted stations seemed to go with no major snafus.

August 22, 2023

CPD knows owner of car whose driver killed Ulysses Coleman, 38, Sunday in Austin, but hasn’t filed charges

Hopefully the police department will use all legal methods available to identify and charge the motorist who killed Coleman.

August 21, 2023

CMAP’s Plan of Action for Regional Transit is an effort to address fiscal cliff, make system safer, more efficient, and equitable

It's good that CMAP, state lawmakers, and the PART committee members appear to be serious about addressing Chicagoland's transit challenges.

August 18, 2023

Parking spots are turned into people space as a Lakeview garage becomes an apartment complex

The adaptive reuse of a 1920s parking garage at 3121 N. Broadway transformed it into new housing close to the 'L' and the Lakefront Trail.

August 15, 2023

Taking the Pulse of Pace’s new Evanston-to-O’Hare Dempster “Arterial Rapid Transit” bus

It's now possible to travel between Northwestern University and the airport with far fewer stops and transit signal priority, but for starters it's only on Sundays.

August 14, 2023