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.
Short-term recommendations include hiring a Chief Mobility Officer and piloting dockless scooters.
At the Elevated Chicago Symposium, community members discussed their efforts to harness transit-oriented development to improve the lives of lower-income and working-class residents.
Other topics in our questionnaire included Vision Zero, raising the gas tax, eliminating parking minimums, affordable TOD, speeding up buses, and shared-mobility services.
Admonishing pedestrians to not use cell phones and wear reflective material is easier than actually taking steps to make them safer.
Feast your eyes on this map of 100+ taco joints within walking distance of 'L' station's, celebrating Chicago's status as the U.S. capital for transit and taco satisfaction.