Here are a few Streetsblog news nuggets to start your weekend.
"We can't afford it" means "I don't care about it." Either politicians don't see its potential value for themselves, or they don't feel the pain of its absence in the way that people outside of cars do.
Logan Square has been seen a symbol of gentrification within Chicago. To help slow the tide of displacement, new affordable housing developments have been proposed. Read more learn about a new housing development near the Logan Square Blue Line.
And advocates are getting impatient.
The closure of the North Station Green Line stop means that users of the north side commuter rail network will have no subway connections when they arrive in Boston (before the pandemic, North Station saw over 18,000 daily boardings on commuter rail trains).
Countless marginalized U.S. communities, though, are already being annoyed by car noise —and experts say that may not change even if every vehicle on the road were electrified overnight.