In 2017, Active Trans will shine a spotlight on a several Chicago streets in need of improved biking, walking, and transit options. First up: North Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park.
Milwaukee Avenue on Chicago’s Northwest Side is one of the busiest streets for biking in the entire country. During peak months, as many as 5,000 people a day bike along the street, often surpassing the level of motor vehicle traffic at rush hour.
Despite this overwhelming demand for biking on Milwaukee, conditions through the heavily trafficked Wicker Park corridor are still abysmal for people traversing the area on two wheels.
Since 2013, Active Trans has asked the city to follow through on the vision established...