In the past week, the state committed to funding a variety of important biking and pedestrian projects through the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP). The 71 projects are receiving support that totals $52.7 million.
Unfortunately, a new proposal to expand the Divvy bike sharing program in a couple of nearby suburbs and some Chicago neighborhoods was not included.
ITEP is federally funded and supports bike paths, walking trails, transit improvements, historic preservation and streetscape beautification projects.
Here are some of our favorite projects. Here's the complete list.
Aurora: Kautz Rd. Multi-Use Path extension
Berwyn: East Ave. bike plan implementation, sidewalk improvements, citywide bike route signs, Berwyn Depot District...