As climate change progresses, all rapid transit systems will have to figure out how to keep overheated tracks from delaying trains and maintain non-sweltering temperatures inside stations.
While biking in Chicago requires preparation, in small Mexican towns cycling the natural way to do short trips and errands.
We can't have truly livable cities if immigrants don’t feel safe walking down the street or riding transit.
Whether it's so-called "Latino Urbanism" -- arranging front yards like living rooms -- or simply hanging out with friends on street corners, using public space to interact with others can foster neighborhood cohesion.
Students from Back of the Yards College Prep asked the new mayor to make riding the CTA free for students to encourage attendance and reduce car emissions.
Although a vocal minority of detractors spoke against the 100-percent affordable development by the Logan Blue Line stop, 78 percent of attendees voted to support the plan.
Lugo discussed why cities need to pay as much attention to the "software" of community relationships as the hardware of transportation infrastructure.
Learning to broaden what we view as cycling culture can only allow us to include more voices and experiences into the conversation.
Check out Streetsblog Chicago’s guide to local woman- and POC-owned bike shops here. Streetsblog reporter Lynda Lopez recently told the Chicago Tribune that cycle shops are usually run by white men, which can make them somewhat intimidating for women and people of color. “I rarely feel that I’m not being looked down upon” in bike […]
The list of priorities for the next administration calls for a $20 million Bike Walk Fund, discounted transit fares for low-income residents, and developing an equity plan for transportation and infrastructure.