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Pedestrians brave a downtown crosswalk that is supposed to give them the right of way. (CBS)

Cops Crack Down On Drivers Failing To Yield To Pedestrians

Chicago isn’t messing around when it comes to getting drivers to stop at crosswalks. Police set up Tuesday along North Clark Street near the Chicago History Museum.

07/01/2014

Bicycles (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

Alderman Proposes Tax, Safety Course For Bicyclists

A South Side Chicago alderman is proposing a $25 annual licensing fee on bicycles, coupled with a safety course.

10/23/2013

Cyclists get their first ride on a new two-way protected bike lane on Dearborn Street in downtown Chicago on Dec. 14, 2012. (Credit: City of Chicago)

City Opens Two-Way Protected Bike Lane Downtown

Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein said the mile-long two-way protected bike lane on Dearborn Street, stretching from Wacker Drive to Polk Street, is the nation’s first protected bike lane through a central business district.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2012

A city of Chicago red light camera (Credit: CBS)

City Council To Debate Speed Camera Plan This Week

The Chicago City Council is expected to vote this week on the mayor’s controversial plan to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012