Despite Fewer Crashes Citywide, Oak Street S-Curve On Lake Shore Drive Remains Dangerous As EverFrom Jan. 1 to Nov. 29, there have been 199 crashes at the Oak Street S-curve on Lake Shore Drive. One person has died, and 32 people have been injured.
Lake Street Bridge Closing For Maintenance This WeekendThe Lake Street Bridge over the Chicago River’s South Branch will be closed this weekend for maintenance.
AT&T Working To Replace Dangerous, Leaning Power Pole After City Said It Would Be SecuredA power pole has tipped at a dangerous angle over a street in the Golden Gate neighborhood on the Far South Side, and neighbors said they received the runaround from the city after calling to get it fixed.
Loomis Street Bridge Over Chicago River's South Branch To Be Closed Tuesday For Bike Lane ProjectThe Loomis Street Bridge over the Chicago River’s South Branch will be closed for a day starting Tuesday morning as a new concrete bike lane sets.
Construction Begins On Protected Bike Lanes Along Milwaukee Avenue In Logan SquareThe Chicago Department of Transportation and Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) announced Monday that construction is beginning on new protected bike lanes on Milwaukee Avenue in the Logan Square area.
City Issues Warning After People Are Seen On Video Sitting On Raised DrawbridgeIn a jaw-dropping viral video, people are seen sitting on top of a raised drawbridge downtown near the Merchandise Mart.
City Picks Lime, Bird, And Spin As Vendors For Second Scooter Pilot Program, To Launch Aug. 12
Divvy Bike To Roll Out Pedal-Assist E-Bikes This WeekPedal-assist e-bikes will be coming to the Divvy bike fleet this week, the Chicago Department of Transportation and Lyft announced Monday.
Pothole Beneath Railroad Viaduct On 59th Street Has Been Shredding Tires, And Drivers Want AnswersCBS 2’s Tara Molina looked into a pothole under a railroad viaduct at the edge of West Englewood that is so bad, at one point there were damaged cars lined up and down the street after driving over it.
Woman Hit, Pinned By City Dump Truck While Riding Bike In AvondaleA bicyclist was critically injured Tuesday morning, when a city dump truck hit her as they were both making a turn at an intersection in Logan Square.
City Set To Shut Down More Than A Dozen Miles Of Streets For More Outdoor Space During PandemicMayor Lori Lightfoot is at the controls of several proverbial green lights when it comes to reopening the city, including when to shut down more than a dozen miles of city streets.
City Won't Be Issuing Block Party Permits This Month; Residential Street Sweeping Starts Next WeekDue to the governor's order prohibiting gatherings of more than 10 people during the pandemic, the city will not issue block party permits through May 31.
John LaPlante, First Chicago Department Of Transportation Commissioner, Dies After Contracting CoronavirusJohn LaPlante, the first commissioner of the Chicago Department of Transportation, has died after falling ill with the coronavirus.
City Says It's Saving $10 Million A Year With New LED Streetlights, But Structural Integrity Of Poles Is Not Being CheckedThe city is saving $10 million in electricity costs every year with LED streetlights.
Chicago To Launch Second E-Scooter Pilot Program This SummerThe city plans to roll out another scooter pilot program this summer, after last year's four-month test run didn't provide sufficient answers to determine if e-scooters are a viable long-term transit option for Chicago.