After trying to pick up her phone while driving SUV, off-duty CPD officer jumped curb and killed Maria Schwab, 56, on sidewalk
It's infuriating that a person who was entrusted to help keep the public safe was reckless enough to take her eyes off the road while driving to pick up a phone, with tragic consequences.
Frightful! After Dearborn bridge protected bike lane reopened, CDOT removed Wacker, Clark PBLs without warning on Halloween
"It takes forever to get the city to even repaint a bike lane or repair a flexi-post, but they can remove the posts and markings almost overnight," a reader noted.
Protected bike lanes are coming to Dearborn, Clark, and – maybe someday – Wells on Near North Side
Dearborn is getting northbound PBLs north of Kinzie, and Clark is getting southbound ones, but Wells Street will have to wait.
Ald. Reilly: 3-block stretch of Clark in River North once again going car-free for dining, albeit not on a permanent basis
The 42nd Ward alder announced that Clark will once more be pedestrianized to make more room for outdoor dining, likely this week but, contrary to an earlier proposal, it won't be done on a full time basis.