By John Dodge
CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicagoans hear a lot about potholes and how the city is filling thousands of them to make the streets safer for motorists.READ MORE: Chicago Culture Celebrates The City While Giving Back To Youth For Black History Month
What about the sidewalks? Many of them are in bad shape, too.
That’s where DePaul journalism students enter the picture.
They have a website, called The Chicago Stumbler, that documents poor sidewalks near Chicago Red Line L stops.READ MORE: Mother And 10-Year-Old Daughter Dead, 4 Family Members Hospitalized After House Fire In Auburn Gresham
The project was inspired by The Stumblr, a sidewalks blog by Voice of San Diego.
The Chicago Department of Transportation is responsible for repairing hundreds of miles of the city’s sidewalks.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Warm But Wet Sunday Morning Ahead Of Cold Front
If you see a sidewalk that is need of attention, tweet it to @redlineproject and call the city at 311.