by Alex V Hernandez / Block Club Chicago / August 2, 2023
The Leavitt Street Greenway will create a continuous connection for bicyclists, from Diversey Parkway near the North Branch of the Chicago River up to Rosehill Cemetery.
LINCOLN SQUARE — A stretch of North Leavitt Street on the North Side already popular with cyclists is getting additional improvements to calm traffic and make the route even more bike-friendly.
The Leavitt Street Greenway will create a continuous, low-stress bicycle connection between Leavitt and Bowmanville Avenue, near Rosehill Cemetery, and Leavitt and Diversey Parkway, near the North Branch of the Chicago River.
“We are designing and building our streets to accommodate people of all ages, all abilities, all backgrounds no matter where they live or how they’re getting around,” said Brad Huff, a planning manager with the Chicago Department of Transportation’s complete streets team. “Making sure our streets are working for everyone.” Read more HERE