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Chicago Avenue Upgrades Will Include Better Lighting, Public Seating To Bring Soul City Corridor To Life

Building on community-led plans, the city's transportation department is giving one of North Austin's main economic hubs a makeover.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
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Shared Streets Come To Logan And Kedzie Boulevards, Drawing Mixed Reviews From Neighbors

Some say they're unnecessary and unsightly, while others say they're bringing much-needed safety upgrades to the busy roads.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

How Do You Slow Down Speeders On Oakland’s Ellis Avenue? Residents, Alderman Clash Over Plan To Reverse A One-Way Street

An ordinance to make the 3900 block of South Ellis Avenue a one-way street headed north is being debated by neighbors and Ald. Sophia King.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

City Promises Multi-Billion-Dollar Program To Fix Roads And Bridges Will Hire Local, Bring More Jobs To Underserved Areas

CDOT will resurface 75 miles of arterial streets as part of Chicago Works over the next two years. Most of the projects will require at least half the work be done by Chicago residents.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

As Divvy Expands On South And West Sides, City Asks Residents: Where Should New Bike-Share Stations Go?

The bike-share program is expanding on the West, Northwest and Southwest sides of the city, from Dunning to West Lawn.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Logan Square’s Most Confusing Intersection Getting Overhauled Next Year With New Traffic Pattern And Plaza

The plan is to eliminate the confusing Kedzie Avenue traffic circle and create a plaza adjacent to the Logan Square Blue Line station, according to documents obtained by Block Club.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Divvy Expands To Far South Side, With 16.5 Miles Of Bike Lanes Coming

The first station that's part of the expansion was installed Thursday at 83rd Street and South Stewart Avenue.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Dangerous Milwaukee Avenue Stretch In Logan Square To Get Protected Bike Lanes, New Crosswalks

The city plans to install the bike lanes on Milwaukee Avenue from Western to California this summer.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

This Walk Signal Faces The Wrong Way, Sending Wicker Park Pedestrians Into Oncoming Traffic

The poorly aligned pedestrian walk signal at the corner of Ashland and Milwaukee avenues is sending unwitting Wicker Park residents into danger.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Daytime Webster Bridge Closures Extended To Jan. 31, Ald. Hopkins Says

Closures were initially scheduled to end Nov. 25, but have been extended through January.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Drexel Boulevard Bike Lanes To Remain Along The Median After Pushback From Neighbors, Cyclists

Drexel Boulevard's bike lanes were moved alongside the median in late 2018. They'll stay that way, CDOT confirmed, after Ald. Sophia King (4th) explored changing the road's layout in October.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Daytime Webster Bridge Closures Extended To Dec. 16, Alderman Hopkins Says

Closures were initially scheduled to end Nov. 25, but have been extended through December.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Plan For Low-Stress Bike Route Connecting Chicago River, Lakefront Path On Leland Delights Lincoln Square Neighbors

The proposed improvements include pedestrian median islands, raised crosswalks, contraflow bike lanes and bike-friendly speed humps, but the project wouldn't break ground until 2021.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Starting Saturday, 2,500 Scooters Will Hit The Streets Of Chicago. Here’s How To Avoid Acting A Fool On One.

The city is letting 10 vendors operate 250 scooters each for the next four months. We mapped where you can find them.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

South Loop Bike Lane Upgrades Begin After Much Debate: ‘It’s Not Perfect, But It’s A Start’

The new upgrades would allow for two-way bike traffic to flow between Dearborn and Plymouth, limiting the potential for collisions between cyclists and drivers.

South Loop