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.
CEO Oboi Reed says the city officials promised to solve the problem but failed to do so.
Conservatively, $125 million of that money will be used to add lanes to Lake Shore Drive and Stony Island. Think how far that money could go towards improvoing transit access to the center instead.
The advertisements, from a public-private agency created by anti-transit governor Scott Walker, assume that millennials would rather drive than ride a train. Young straphangers say that's not the case.
Toronto is considering passing a fee on Uber and Lyft to fund the TTC. John appeared on Toronto public radio this morning to explain why Chicago passed such a tax.
Should police officers ticket cyclists for riding without lights and, If so, what's the best way to do it?
Regular Divvy membership is now 83.9 percent white, but D4 membership is only 28 percent white.