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At annual gathering, Better Streets Chicago unveils new Community Blocks campaign, inspired by Barcelona’s Superblocks

Advocates showed up in force to support the grassroots organization, which promotes safe, accessible, and equitable street design for all residents.

November 10, 2023

Dozens of advocates show up in the rain to call for overhauling the CTA at Cut Carter Protest

Said CTAction cofounder Fabio Göttlicher of CTA President Dorval Carter Jr., "It’s perhaps time to realize you’re not ready for a marathon and retire from the race."

October 16, 2023

Thanks to lobbying by advocates, CDOT boosts the PBL mileage for Lincoln Avenue Streetscape

Granted, CDOT originally only planned to build a single block of bike lanes, but a little over half a mile is still an improvement.

September 18, 2023

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.

August 7, 2023

Great news! Plow the Sidewalks pilot program ordinance passed in City Council today

It may be late July, but it's a good time to think about how snowy weather in Chicago will likely become a lot more manageable for many people with disabilities, seniors, and families with small children.

July 19, 2023