Across much of Chicago and through its western suburbs, North Ave. is one of those dreaded major arterial roads.
The state-owned, super-sized street is designed to move as many cars as possible as quickly as possible, regardless of the impact on people walking, biking and riding transit.
Now we may have an opportunity to change that and make North Ave. safer for everyone.
If you walk, bike or ride transit on North Ave., take a brief survey to help make it safer.
The study area is North Ave. between Harlem Ave. and York Rd., which includes nine communities: Northlake, Melrose Park, Stone Park, Elmwood Park, River Forest, Oak Park, River Grove, Elmhurst and Chicago. Watch...