Sharon Hoyer Recent Posts STREETSBLOG CHICAGO STUDY: Chicago BIPOC Get 8x More Sidewalk Biking Tickets By Sharon Hoyer | Sep 28, 2021 | No Comments The report Barajas postulates that improved bicycle infrastructure could reduce citations and to some extent mitigate police overreach by reducing sidewalk riding. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO A Plan to Close Chicago’s Transportation Equity Gap By Sharon Hoyer | Aug 4, 2021 | No Comments CDOT’s three-year plan maps out overarching structural changes and numerous incremental steps to make Chicago’s transportation landscape more equitable. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO How People-Centered Streets Promote Good Mental Health By Sharon Hoyer | Jun 16, 2021 | No Comments Urban design that makes space for residents to safely and easily interact with the outdoors and each other plays a major role in both physical and psychological well-being. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Buttigieg Grilled by House Transport Committee By Sharon Hoyer | Mar 26, 2021 | No Comments Buttigieg presented an ambitious vision for a more just and sustainable transportation system in the U.S. We’ll be eagerly following the funding, regulation and policy specifics of how this vision can be realized. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Chicago Police Chases Need to Stop By Sharon Hoyer | Mar 22, 2021 | No Comments In what circumstances does any immediate danger the suspect presents to the public outweigh the potential for endangering officers, suspects, and innocent bystanders? STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Food + Mobility Justice Advocates Join Forces By Sharon Hoyer | Mar 3, 2021 | No Comments Speakers discussed the relationship between safe conditions for pedestrians and good transit access with food security and nutrition. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO How To Reduce COVID Risk On Group Bike Rides By Sharon Hoyer | Nov 7, 2020 | No Comments While group bike rides, even with masks and social distancing, aren't without risk during the pandemic, community activists say the benefits are worth it. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Dome Sweet Dome: How Restaurants Can Survive Winter By Sharon Hoyer | Oct 29, 2020 | No Comments Here's a look at new kinds of outdoor dining, including greenhouses and domes, and the winners of the city's outdoor dining contest.