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Tour Dunning On Two Wheels Saturday To Celebrate Neigborhood’s New E-Bike Divvy Stations

Locals can use their own bikes or Divvy bikes for the 8-mile ride. There will be refreshments from Eli's Cheesecake.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
7:51 AM CDT

Buffered Bike Lanes, Metra Fencing And Smoother Roads Coming To South Shore’s 71st Street

The improvements are part of a year-long project to beautify 71st Street in South Shore and make it safer for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

How Can A Rogers Park Street Be Safer For Cyclists, Pedestrians? Make It One-Way, Neighbors Say

Parts of Glenwood Avenue have been improved in recent years, but the stretch north of Devon Avenue is crammed, leading to crashes and near-misses.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Protected Bike Lane Coming To Clark Street In Edgewater, Alderman Says

The new bike lane will connect to an existing bike lane along Clark in Andersonville. Clark Street is a "spoke route," a direct biking route to Downtown.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Promontory Point’s Limestone Should Be Fixed — Not Replaced, Locals Say As Battle To Preserve Beloved Peninsula Begins Again

Though officials intend to "save and reuse as much of the existing limestone as feasible," neighbors are concerned the city's efforts to stop lakefront erosion threaten Promontory Point's decades-old design.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Clark Street, Sheridan Road To Be Resurfaced On Far North Side Starting This Week

Major reconstruction of Clark Street and Sheridan Road in Uptown and Edgewater is scheduled to start Monday.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

South Midway Plaisance In Jackson Park To Close, Cornell Drive To Be Narrowed This Summer As Part Of Obama Center Road Work

The traffic changes, set to begin Aug. 13, will be temporary as the city plans to close Cornell Drive through the park by mid-2023.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Fixes To South Side’s ‘Nightmare’ Intersection At 79th, Stony Island And South Chicago Could Be On The Way

There have been 121 crashes at or near the intersection so far this year. A study to identify transportation and environmental issues at the intersection could soon receive federal funding.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

43rd Street Pedestrian Bridge To Be Demolished Wednesday, Closing Lake Shore Drive Overnight

A new, accessible overpass — similar in design to the curvy 41st Street bridge — is set to open late next year.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Morgan Shoal Retaining Wall, Meant To Protect South Lakefront From Further Erosion, Will Be Complete In 6 Weeks, City Says

A new barrier wall — which will also carry the Lakefront Trail — will be built and 1,500 tons of rubble will be placed along the lakefront from 47th to 51st streets as part of the $1.5 million project.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

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

Damen Green Line Station Will Break Ground This Summer Despite 2-Year Delay, City Says

City officials have promised a Green Line station to fill the gap between California and Ashland stops for years. The new station will right a historic wrong, Ald. Burnett said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Can Public Art Make A Busy West Side Street More Pedestrian-Friendly? Some Artists Think So

The art installation builds off a walkability study conducted by residents that suggested several improvements to make the area more pedestrian-friendly.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Chicago’s Bike Lane Efforts Have Fallen Short For Decades. Can Lightfoot Help The City Catch Up?

About 359 miles of bike lanes traverse Chicago’s streets, a far cry from the 645-mile network a 2012 plan envisioned the city would have by 2020.

Citywide

43rd Street Pedestrian Bridge Over Lake Shore Drive To Be Replaced With Accessible Overpass

A bridge that's accessible to wheelchairs and bikes will replace the existing bridge over Lake Shore Drive and the Metra tracks at 43rd Street.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

‘Accessibility For Everybody’: Final Phase Of Drexel Boulevard Restoration Set To Be Finished In Spring

A years-long effort to install new walkways, accessible crosswalks and plant life along the historic boulevard's 3900 to 5100 south blocks will wrap up early next year.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

CTA To Roll Out Dedicated Bus Lanes Along Chicago Avenue, 79th Street

One lane of travel in each direction will temporarily be converted to 24-hour bus lanes to reduce delays and crowding during the coronavirus pandemic.

Midway, West Lawn

Divvy Rider, 28, Killed In Crash On Near West Side, Police Say

The man was riding a bike Wednesday morning when a driver hit him near the 2000 block of West Warren Boulevard, police said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Did The City Raise A Downtown Bridge With People On It? No, Officials Say After Viral Video Surfaces

The video’s poster shared video showing him climbing a raised Downtown bridge just months earlier. The city described the latest incident as "extremely reckless and potentially deadly behavior."

Downtown

Divvy Ebikes Coming To Racks Around The City Wednesday

The ebikes can go up to 15 mph. The will cost the same as regular Divvy bikes in designated areas on the South and West sides, and an extra 15 cents per minute on the North Side, where racks are more plentiful.

Downtown
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