Chicago has lost four children to traffic violence this month, but the response to the crisis from some aldermen and media outlets has been totally irresponsible.
Alarm bells should be going off, but there’s no plan yet.
Secretive activists are deflating SUV tires to physically force their drivers to find less dangerous and polluting ways to get around — and it's prompting a conversation about the role of illegal direct action in the movement to end car dependence.
Buckner caught my attention at the huge Safe Streets for All rally on June 13 in Lincoln Square and Uptown because he was one of the few Black people in attendance.
Chávez reassured Univisión that LAPD wasn't trying to extract money via sidewalk biking tickets. But sidewalk riding is legal.
Pffft, there goes car culture.