An all-electric, free-floating, equity-minded car-share service like Blue LA would be a great replacement. But we should also focus on improving transit and biking so that people rarely need to drive at all.
With a new Alderwoman for the 49th Ward, there’s hope biking infrastructure in the 49th Ward can be improved. Maria Hadden was elected to represent the Rogers Park community area over incumbent Joe Moore and started the job on May 20th, along with 11 other new alders. Three weeks ago I organized an event called […]
Among the 20 new miles of bikeways the Chicago Department of Transportation has planned for 2018, one of the most useful new routes will be the Rogers Park Greenway. It will extend the popular Glenwood Greenway in Uptown and Edgewater by a couple of miles miles and create a low-stress way to visit Evanston, our […]
Thirty people gathered at the the Rivendell Theatre in Edgewater on Saturday morning to discuss the treatments currently being added to a short stretch of Glenwood Avenue to create a pedestrian- and bike-friendly “neighborhood greenway.” These changes include a new contraflow bike lane and signage that will calm traffic and facilitate two-way bike traffic on this […]
On Wednesday at around 4 p.m. a motorist struck and injured an elderly woman at the intersection of Devon and Greenview, on the border between Edgewater and Rogers Park. The woman who was struck is 70 years old and she was taken to St. Francis Hospital in critical condition, according to Officer Kevin Quaid from […]