• The Berwyn Greenway in Lincoln Square is an upgrade, but more traffic calming is needed

    by Courtney Cobbs / Chicago StreetsBlog / August 7, 2022

    Last Tuesday the Chicago Department of Transportation announced the completion of the Berwyn Avenue Neighborhood Greenway in Lincoln Square. This lower-stress bike route was striped on Berwyn (5300 N.) between Western Avenue (2400 W.) and the North Shore Channel Trail, which is located on the east bank of the channel (about 3000 W.)

    Since this stretch of Berwyn is one-way westbound, an eastbound contraflow (“wrong-way”) bike lane was added to make the route two-way for people on bikes. Berwyn, which is a residential street, has a stoplight at Western, and it’s also one-way westbound between Western and Broadway (1200 W.) That segment lacks bike facilities. Read more HERE



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