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Stretch of Leland in Uptown where Lily Shambrook, 3, was fatally struck last year, is getting safety upgrades

The street is not getting major bikeway improvements, but hopefully planned curb bump-outs will lead to safer driver behavior.

September 13, 2023

Józef Strus, 67, fatally struck on bicycle by turning driver at 57th/Natchez, is 3rd bike rider killed in Chicago this year.

Strus, who lived about a half mile from the crash site, was the second bicyclist killed in Chicago this month.

June 26, 2023

Bike rider Ron Mendoza, 43, died from injuries suffered in collision with driver in Logan Square

Tragically, fitness instructor Ron Mendoza, 43, died two days after being hospitalized for injuries from a collision on his bike with a car driver.

June 12, 2023