Logan Square has been seen a symbol of gentrification within Chicago. To help slow the tide of displacement, new affordable housing developments have been proposed. Read more learn about a new housing development near the Logan Square Blue Line.
Chicago, Bike Grid Now! is a new bike advocacy group in Chicago. Streetsblog Chicago sat down with two of the lead organizers to discuss the group's demands and their thoughts on the current advocacy landscape in Chicago.
The goal of the legislation is to ensure that every time CDOT repaves a street, rather than simply restriping it the same way as before, it prioritizes the needs of people walking, biking, and riding transit.
"This is our home... where we should be able to raise our families, where anyone can take a stroll, a bike ride, or ride their scooter without fearing the worst," said Rafi Cardenas' father at the demonstration. "It is evident that our streets are not safe."