• Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber Needs Volunteers To Help Track How People Park In Neighborhood

    by Alex V Hernandez / Block Club Chicago / August 22, 2023

    The data collected this week and during the holidays will serve as a framework for developers pitching projects for the busy commercial corridor, organizers said.

    LINCOLN SQUARE — The Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce is looking for “urban planning nerds” to help collect data on how people use parking in and around the Lincoln Avenue commercial corridor. 

    The chamber is working with association management agency Big Buzz Idea Group to assess parking supply and demand along North Lincoln Avenue between West Lawrence and West Montrose avenues, as well as along side streets near that commercial strip.

    Volunteers are needed to go out and count the availability of parking spaces during the day on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday as part of the study, said Ian Tobin, the chamber’s vice president and director of community development.

    “Anyone who is an urban planning nerd who would like to help us collect data on our parking inventory, on our website we have a link to a sign-up page where they can sign up for a shift,” Tobin said.  Read more HERE



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