Category Archives: Greater Chicago

2014 Job Opening: A Participatory Budgeter

It’s interesting that the new job “Manager of Participatory Budgeting” has been included in the Mayor’s 2014 budget proposal.  As Alderman Moore’s newsletter explains it: “With the establishment of this position, participatory budgeting for the first time becomes a part

2014 Job Opening: A Participatory Budgeter

It’s interesting that the new job “Manager of Participatory Budgeting” has been included in the Mayor’s 2014 budget proposal.  As Alderman Moore’s newsletter explains it: “With the establishment of this position, participatory budgeting for the first time becomes a part

Talk to the (I)DOT

IDOT is seeking public comment on the Illinois Bike Transportation Plan this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, from 2–6:30 PM, at James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph Chicago. If you can’t make it tomorrow, be sure to contribute via the Webinars or online

Talk to the (I)DOT

IDOT is seeking public comment on the Illinois Bike Transportation Plan this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, from 2–6:30 PM, at James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph Chicago. If you can’t make it tomorrow, be sure to contribute via the Webinars or online

Shiny New Lakeshore Drive Ideas

Tonight’s North Lakeshore Drive open house at Truman College was an energetic kickoff to what could be a park-heavy multi-modal redesign of the iconic roadway. The official material presented the history of Lakeshore Drive as a mixed-use corridor whose identity

Shiny New Lakeshore Drive Ideas

Tonight’s North Lakeshore Drive open house at Truman College was an energetic kickoff to what could be a park-heavy multi-modal redesign of the iconic roadway. The official material presented the history of Lakeshore Drive as a mixed-use corridor whose identity

Tell Tunney “More Options, Not More Parking”: Pitch In!

Are you against Alderman Tunney’s plans to build more unnecessary parking in Lakeview (more here)?There are now several ways to DO something about it. You can sign the online petition, here You can go door to door collecting signatures using

Tell Tunney “More Options, Not More Parking”: Pitch In!

Are you against Alderman Tunney’s plans to build more unnecessary parking in Lakeview (more here)?There are now several ways to DO something about it. You can sign the online petition, here You can go door to door collecting signatures using

Call to Action: Don’t Turn Lakeview into a Parking Lot

Our neighbors in Lakeview need your help in preventing Alderman Tunney from turning the neighborhood into more of a parking lot. Please add your voice to this important issue that will have profound effects on transportation across the North Side.

Call to Action: Don’t Turn Lakeview into a Parking Lot

Our neighbors in Lakeview need your help in preventing Alderman Tunney from turning the neighborhood into more of a parking lot. Please add your voice to this important issue that will have profound effects on transportation across the North Side.

Winter Cycling “Fashion”

So I think I finally found the right mix of clothing & gear to be comfortable commuting when the weather is in the high 20’s/low 30’s. This ensemble has been years in the making- so I want to share, and

Winter Cycling “Fashion”

So I think I finally found the right mix of clothing & gear to be comfortable commuting when the weather is in the high 20’s/low 30’s. This ensemble has been years in the making- so I want to share, and

Come Tonight Or Stop Complaining

There are just two more participatory budgeting assemblies this year- and one is tonight (6pm, Stockton Elementary School, 4425 N Beacon). Come with your infrastructure ideas or stop complaining about how we don’t have a bricolage mural at the Lawrence

Come Tonight Or Stop Complaining

There are just two more participatory budgeting assemblies this year- and one is tonight (6pm, Stockton Elementary School, 4425 N Beacon). Come with your infrastructure ideas or stop complaining about how we don’t have a bricolage mural at the Lawrence