In addition to editing Streetsblog Chicago, John writes the transportation column for the Chicago Reader weekly paper. A Chicagoan since 1989, he enjoys exploring the city on foot, bike, bus, and 'L' train.
The new map is a guide to our city's low-stress cycling routes.
The test is our city's latest experiment with a new shared-mobility option.
CDOT explains why they're requiring "lock-to" bikes after July 1. But why aren't they allowing bikes to be checked out near the Lakefront Trail?
Despite crash numbers that prove that the bikeways are doing their job to reduce crashes and injuries, they may be downgraded to non-protected lanes to make car parking more convenient.