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Matt Martin

Which Metra corridor would become more bike-friendly and greener under a new plan? Ravenswood!

Thanks to plans to convert little-used parking spaces, the avenue is slated to get a new bike lane, and the Winnslie Parkway path and garden will be extended south.

May 3, 2024

City officials hold first community meeting for Western Brown Line station improvement project

The purpose of the meeting was to get feedback from residents before finalizing the design.

December 6, 2023

Safety upgrades have been made to Winona/Broadway intersection after a driver fatally struck Soyfa Athamanah, 69, there in July

Hopefully her family will take comfort in knowing that her case spurred changes that could save lives in the future.

November 17, 2023

CDOT, 47th Ward propose removing left turns from Damen onto Irving Park to reduce crashes, improve walk/bike safety

CDOT presented two alternatives, one that eliminates the lefts and another that doesn't. They implied the first would be better for safety.

October 13, 2023

Preview what Chicago would be like with a citywide low-stress cycling network on Sunday’s Taste of the Bike Grid ride

The 7.8 side street bike tour takes place this Sunday, August 6, at 9 a.m. leaving from Catalpa (5500 N.) and Campbell (2500 W.) avenues in Lincoln Square.

August 3, 2023