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  1. Policies and Politics, Not TODs, Are to Blame for Affordable Housing CrunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Streets Blog Chicago

    Yesterday the Tribune's Mary Wisniewski further explored a topic Streetsblog's John Greenfield covered two weeks ago for the Reader . Virtually all of Chicago's new transit-oriented development projects are upscale buildings in affluent or gentrifying neighborhoods.


  2. Outgoing 606 Project Manager Discusses The Trail's Impact on NeighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | Streets Blog Chicago

    The Trust for Public Land's Chicago director Beth White announced last week that she will be leaving Chicago after living here for 34 years, to take a new job as president and CEO of the nonprofit Houston Parks Board, beginning in June. White is best known here as the woman who led the development of the $95 million, 2.7-mile Bloomingdale Trail elevated greenway and its access parks, a collectively known as The 606.


  3. Former Rapid Transit Owners Opening Cosmic Bikes in Jefferson ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Streets Blog Chicago

    Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the former owners of the influential, recently shuttered Rapid Transit cycle shops are launching a new store called Cosmic Bikes in the Jefferson Park. They plan to open the shop at 4641 North Milwaukee by the end of April.


  4. Active Trans May Launch a Petition Drive to Keep The 606 Open 24/7Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Streets Blog Chicago

    While many people would like to commute after 11 p.m. on The 606, it's currently illegal to do so. Photo: John Greenfield [The Chicago Reader recently launched a new weekly transportation column written by Streetsblog Chicago editor John Greenfield.


  5. Proposed Development Will Make Blue Line's Grand Stop a TOD HotspotRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Streets Blog Chicago

    Yet another developer is becoming prolific at creating mixed-used, transit-oriented developments. Mark Sutherland has proposed a new TOD building called River West Flats , first revealed by Curbed in August, at 710 W. Grand Ave., one block east of the Grand Blue Line station in the River West neighborhood.


  6. New Wayfinding Signs on The 606 Are Also Needed for On-Street RoutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | Streets Blog Chicago

    New signs on the Bloomingdale Trail designed by IDEO show path users the names of nearby exits and amenities. Photo: Steven Vance Last month, colorful new wayfinding signs were installed near all of the access ramps for The 606, aka the Bloomingdale Trail.


  7. Rapid Transit, One of Chicago's Key Utility Bike Shops, Is Closing its Doors.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Streets Blog Chicago

    It's the end of an era. After 21 years, the store that helped launch Chicago's utility cycling revolution is calling it a day.


  8. Englewood Divvy Use Is 3X Higher Than DNAinfo Reported, But It's Still LowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Streets Blog Chicago

    An article posted this morning by DNAinfo reporter Andrea V. Watson includes some interesting interviews with people in Englewood about why they think the community's five Divvy stations are getting relatively little use. They blamed spread-out destinations and concerns about safety.


  9. Eyes on the Street: The New Normal on Clybourn AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Streets Blog Chicago

    The first three Chicago routes are known for having massive amounts of bicycle traffic during rush hours, and anytime the weather is nice. With the advent of its new curb-protected bike lanes, it looks like Clybourn is joining this elite club.


  10. Police, Park District Still Disagree About Late-Night Travel on The 606Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Streets Blog Chicago

    Some 80,000 people live within a half mile of the Bloomingdale Trail , aka The 606, the 2.7-mile elevated greenway that connects Humboldt Park, Logan Square, Bucktown, and Wicker Park. Many of these residents regularly bike commute home from work or entertainment after 11 p.m. It's only logical that these people should be allowed to use this car-free route to get home safely, rather than take their chances with drunk drivers on busy North Avenue or Armitage Avenue.


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