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.