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Friday’s Headlines Stay in Our LaneBy Blake Aued |
It's not that hard. If you're a driver, pay attention, and when you see a bollard or a Jersey barrier in front of you, just don't hit it.
Op-Ed: Some Thoughts on Improving the Public Right of WayBy Stephen Svete |
Public streets, sidewalks, and parkways – or rights-of-way (ROWs) – commonly comprise about a quarter of urbanized areas. When combined with surface and structured parking lots for cars, including driveways and garages in low-density neighborhoods, the amount of land set aside for cars is enormous. This land is a huge resource, and small changes could […]
Talking Headways Podcast: The Annual Prediction Show with Yonah Freemark!By Jeff Wood |
This week, Yonah Freemark of the Urban Institute is back for our annual Prediction Show. This year, we chat about our predictions from last year and next year of course, but also regional rail in France, interesting transportation projects around the world, and the high cost and management of big transit projects.
New Law Would Honor Legacy of Slain Cyclist Sarah Langenkamp By Helping Cities Fill Bike Network GapsBy Kea Wilson |
A new bill would encourage U.S. communities to use their federal safety dollars to fill the holes in city bike networks, and honor the legacy of an American hero who lost her life in one.
Thursday’s Headlines on a Downward SpiralBy Blake Aued |
How to save transit after the pandemic crushed ridership? Find new revenue streams and improve service. But what about fares?
Mayoral Candidates Say They’d Dismantle Chicago’s Livesaving Speed CamsBy John Greenfield |
It's disappointing that even politicians who claim to care about public safety and transportation equity have a blind spot when it comes to automated enforcement, which protects the most vulnerable Chicagoans, simply because traffic cameras are unpopular with drivers.