• 40th Ward Development Town Hall heralds many promising Far North Side sustainable transportation pro

    StreetBlogChicago / by John Greenfield / June 10, 2024

    Ald. Andre Vasquez and his staff discussed upcoming pedestrian improvements, plazas, and bikeways, plus the new Peterson/Ridge Metra station.
    Update 6/11/24, 2:45 PM: Asked whether the the 40th Ward is going to get protected bike lanes on Damen Avenue near Winnemac Park and Amundsen High, where a driver fatally struck bike rider Donald Heggemann, 59 last October, Vasquez provided the following response. "I don't know that we are. We're trying to figure out the conversation, and some of that also involves pickup and drop-off plans for the [Amundsen] parents, so that becomes a little complicated. So we're trying to figure out what else is being done to slow down traffic in the area... We're still discussing it, but I just don't know how likely it is." Read More Here




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