When it comes to "get stuff done," this is the low-hanging fruit.
The plan for Clark between Irving Park and Montrose includes concrete curb-protected bike lanes, bus boarding islands, and a lower speed limit.
The transportation department could take one very simple action to help more broaden the demographics of who has a say in Chicago mobility projects, but for some reason it has resisted doing so.
State budget bill adds $1 billion, for a total of $1.65 billion for Cycle 6
Even opponents of the project have conceded
State officials have been keen to pass a larger bond authorization this year to take advantage of higher federal spending that was authorized in Washington's 2021 infrastructure bill.