Recent Streetsblog CHICAGO posts about Lake Shore Drive

Sunday’s LSD Crisis Highlighted Value of Chicago’s Diverse Tranpo Network

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Yesterday’s nine-hour standoff between police and an alleged murderer, which shut down North Lake Shore Drive and created Carmageddon on nearby surface streets, highlighted why Chicago is fortunate to have multiple transportation options. Around 12:30 p.m., officers began chasing accused killer Joseph Andrew Felton Jr., 43, in his car from south-suburban Harvey, through the South […]

Thinking Big: The Lake Shore Drive Bike-and-Bus Highway

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Back in August, longtime bicycling activist Randy Neufeld – currently the director of the SRAM Cycling Fund and formerly the Active Transportation Alliance’s first paid staffer – outlined an intriguing proposal in Chicago Magazine: building a bike-and-bus highway into the north Lake Shore Drive reconstruction project. …the city could create two specialized lanes at minimal cost. […]