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.
Why shouldn't Michigan become a safer, more efficient, and more democratic street as well?
"I reject – and you should be deeply skeptical – of the false narrative ride-share companies are spreading," Lightfoot said in her speech.
Go ahead and expand the program, Active Trans says, but require parking docks or corrals, and keep them out of downtown and off the Lakefront Trail.
While the new advisory focuses on parking in fire lanes and emergency exits, as well as parking placard abuse, the IG's office says it's also interested in sidewalk, crosswalk, and bike lane violations.
The total number of tickets written city wide has dropped almost 50 percent since 2016, according to a new Chicago Tribune report. But Black neighborhoods still see more than 50 percent of the citations.
Shopping malls were created to give residents of car-dependent malls a car-free pedestrian shopping experience, but Friday's terror shattered that illusion of safety.