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Everybody Walks in LA! Figueroa Street Plan Hits a Roadblock

Jack Skelley | Posted 04.06.2014 | Los Angeles
Jack Skelley

LA is at a crossroads symbolized by My Figueroa: Will our streets continue to be ruled by cars -- with the danger, delays and dismal livability that come with that -- or will they serve the 100 percent of us who walk?

Chicago's Bike Sharing Program Is Almost Here

Posted 05.28.2013 | Chicago

An army of blue bikes rolled into town over the Memorial Day weekend as the launch date of Chicago's first large-scale bike share program creeps close...

Long-Awaited Bike Sharing Program To Hit Streets This Spring

Posted 04.26.2013 | Chicago

Chicago's first large-scale bike sharing program is ready to roll. Thursday, the Chicago Department of Transportation announced the “Divvy” bik...

Bike Sharing Plan Advances, Awaits Full City Council's OK

Posted 04.14.2012 | Chicago

The plan for a massively-expanded city bicycle sharing program, set to launch this fall, took another step toward fruition Friday, thanks to the stamp...

Report: Rahm's Speed Camera Bill Overwhelmingly Unpopular

Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago

Governor Pat Quinn is expected to make a decision soon on a bill pushed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel that would allow the city to put speed cameras n...

Safety Over Revenue? Emanuel Lobbies For Speed Cameras

Posted 01.08.2012 | Chicago

Now that his proposal to use red-light cameras to record and issue tickets for speeding infractions has passed the state Senate, Chicago Mayor Rahm Em...

Should City's Cyclists Be Licensed To Ride?

Posted 12.27.2011 | Chicago

Ald. Richard Mell (33rd) confronted Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein during a budget hearing Wednesday about his frustrations with unsafe cyclin...

PHOTOS: Can Mannequins In The Loop Encourage Pedestrian Safety?

Posted 12.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Department of Transportation launched a citywide awareness campaign by installing 32 mannequins along Wacker Dr., each representing one of...

Bikers vs. Drivers vs. Pedestrians: The War Wages On

Keith Ecker | Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago
Keith Ecker

For Chicago bike riders, there is one rule of the road: bikers are always right. At least that's the impression you get from many in the cyclist community.

Expanded Bike Sharing Program Is Headed Chicago's Way

Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced that the city is diving into a new, vast bike sharing program that aims to bring 3,000...

Chicago Gets Its First Protected Bike Lane, Second Coming Soon

Posted 09.24.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Department of Transportation on Monday announced the completion and official opening of the city's first protected bike lane, located alon...

Chicago's New Transportation Head Has Big Plans

Posted 08.14.2011 | Chicago

The city's newly appointed Department of Transportation commissioner and bike enthusiast Gabe Klein began unveiling his plans to retool the city's app...

Washington, D.C. Launches The Nation's Largest Bike Share Program

Grist | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green

Washington D.C. and Arlington County debuted Capital Bikeshare today. It's the largest bike sharing program in the United States -- 1,100 bikes at 100...