New 'Safe Streets for All' Coalition Hopes to Influence Elections in ChicagoBy Sharon Hoyer | | No Comments
In response to last summer's traffic violence epidemic, advocates formed the Safe Streets for All Coalition, amplifying the call for improved safety, transportation equity, affordable housing, and climate action.
STUDY: Chicago BIPOC Get 8x More Sidewalk Biking TicketsBy Sharon Hoyer | | No Comments
The report Barajas postulates that improved bicycle infrastructure could reduce citations and to some extent mitigate police overreach by reducing sidewalk riding.
A Plan to Close Chicago’s Transportation Equity GapBy Sharon Hoyer | | No Comments
CDOT’s three-year plan maps out overarching structural changes and numerous incremental steps to make Chicago’s transportation landscape more equitable.
How People-Centered Streets Promote Good Mental HealthBy Sharon Hoyer | | 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.
Buttigieg Grilled by House Transport CommitteeBy Sharon Hoyer | | 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.
Chicago Police Chases Need to StopBy Sharon Hoyer | | 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?
Food + Mobility Justice Advocates Join ForcesBy Sharon Hoyer | | No Comments
Speakers discussed the relationship between safe conditions for pedestrians and good transit access with food security and nutrition.
How To Reduce COVID Risk On Group Bike RidesBy Sharon Hoyer | | 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.
Dome Sweet Dome: How Restaurants Can Survive WinterBy Sharon Hoyer | | 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.