Lynda Lopez Recent Posts STREETSBLOG CHICAGO What Would Equity in Urban Planning Look Like? By Lynda Lopez | Oct 19, 2018 At a panel hosted by the American Planning Association, professionals discussed local transportation equity issues, and the challenges facing women and people of color in the field. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO How Bike Lane Uprising Is Helping to Document Chicago’s Blocked Bikeway Problem By Lynda Lopez | Oct 18, 2018 The site makes it easy for citizens to report bike lane blockages, and hold repeat offenders accountable. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Advocates of Color Discuss How to Reclaim Streets for All By Lynda Lopez | Nov 16, 2017 When communities of color are truly engaged in planning decisions, it leads to more holistic solutions. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Hundreds of Daily Truck Trips — and Their Diesel Exhaust — Are Coming to Little Village By Lynda Lopez | Feb 8, 2017 Leaders with the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization are worried about the diesel exhaust from trucks passing through the neighborhood and the potential health and safety risks that this traffic poses for residents. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Landlord Is Blocking Relocation Deal for Tenants Displaced by TOD Plan By Lynda Lopez | Jan 4, 2017 Activists are calling on the landlord to stop blocking a relocation agreement that would help his low-income tenants, who are being forced out of his building by the TOD plans, find new homes.