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.
The Clark PBLs and bus boarding islands between Irving Park and Montrose are progressing nicely
When Streetsblog stopped by on Monday, a northbound concrete raised bike lane on the east side of Clark, along with new bus infrastructure, was partially complete
A sneak peek at the new Clark Street protected lanes between Montrose and Irving Park
It appears people on bikes can look forward to a more relaxing, protected ride on this stretch of Clark, maybe as early as next week.
Twitter comes to the rescue for fixing a wheelchair-hostile sidewalk
It's fine to shout from the rooftops about an infrastructure problem via Twitter like John did. But it's also a good idea to file a request via the 311 app.
Ald. Martin: Broadway/Winona Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety Improvements will start construction later this week
The project is one of several innovative walk/bike/transit safety infrastructure initiatives planned or happening in the 47th Ward.
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.
After a driver killed Soyfa Athamanah Tuesday, #ChiCrosswalkAction protest demands a safer Winona/Broadway
Protesters said that transportation decision-makers have blood on their hands for Athamanah's death.
Hit-and-run driver killed pedestrian Soyfa Athamanah, 69, as she crossed Broadway in Uptown.
Sun-Times photographer Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere witnessed the killing, and said he thinks it was intentional.