Getting around during the Red Line south closure

Getting around during the Red Line south closure

On May 19, the south portion of the Red Line will be closed from Chinatown/Cermak Station to the 95th Street terminal while the tracks are replaced.

The 2013 Bike Commuter Challenge is here!

The 2013 Bike Commuter Challenge is here!

Active Transportation Alliance’s annual Bike Commuter Challenge is now open for registration! 

How would you spend $1 million in your ward?

How would you spend $1 million in your ward?

Four Chicago wards (5th, 45th, 46th and 49th) are using participatory budgeting to give you the chance to vote on how to spend $4 million on local infrastructure.

How will you use “Divvy,” Chicago’s new bike-sharing system?

How will you use “Divvy,” Chicago’s new bike-sharing system?

We learned today that “Divvy” is the brand name for Chicago’s new bike-sharing program.

Celebrate Bike to School Day May 8

Celebrate Bike to School Day May 8

Next stop on Ashland Ave.: Bus Rapid Transit

Next stop on Ashland Ave.: Bus Rapid Transit

Transit riders rejoice! A new day is dawning for public transportation in Chicago.

CTA wants your opinion on rail seats

CTA wants your opinion on rail seats

Remember last fall when Riders for Better Transit held a survey to determine which style of train seats riders

Protected parking or protected people: What kind of Wicker Park do you want?

Protected parking or protected people: What kind of Wicker Park do you want?

If you want safety and livability to be the priority on Chicago’s streets, here’s where the rubber meets the road.

Recently, 32nd Ward Alderman (and Neighborhood Bikeways Campaign supporter) Scott Waguespack asked the Wicker Park Committee, a neighborhood group, to conduct an advisory vote on potential protected bike lanes for Milwaukee Ave. The group voted 15-8 opposing, citing concerns about the need to remove parking in order to accommodate new barrier-protected lane design, which would make the street safer and more livable (not to mention better for business).

Sign petition opposing parking garage near Wrigley Field

Sign petition opposing parking garage near Wrigley Field

As yesterday’s Streetsblog article explains, a good way to bring more cars and tr

T-shirt design contest winner looks forward to big event

T-shirt design contest winner looks forward to big event

Oscar Aguilar was as surprised as anyone when he won this year’s MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive t-shirt contest with a landslide 69 percent of the vote

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