Creating safe and easy access to Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods and showcasing cultural assets are key goals of the River Trail campaign.
Our plan for a Chicago River Trail is driven by the idea that more Chicago neighborhoods need better access to recreation options and healthy transportation infrastructure.
One of the many neighborhoods in the city that would benefit from a continuous Chicago River Trail is Chinatown.
To get a better sense of the community, I did some exploring in Chinatown with Debbie Liu, a campaign supporter with the Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community.
Chinatown, located on the near south side, has the approximate boundaries of 17th street to the north, 23rd street on the south, State Street to the east and the...