Blogs

Sheridan Road North of Lincoln to Ridge -- Part I: Design

The last phase of the Sheridan Road Corridor project starts April 9 with water main installation.
1 week 3 days ago

Complete Streets Policy -- Great Start, Now Let's Get It Done

While it’s always great to celebrate recognition for a job well done -- and the revised Complete & Green Streets Policy is definitely a job well done -- it would be even better to cel
1 week 3 days ago

Climate Talks Coming to a Location Near You

By Vickie Jacobson
2 weeks 17 hours ago

Update on Changes in Bus Service in Evanston

Pace Bus and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) have partnered to complete a Northshore Coordination Plan for bus service.
2 weeks 2 days ago

How to Get the "Interested, But Concerned" on a Bike. On the Street.

With respect to biking on city streets, studies have indicated that about 12% of people are “strong and fearless” or “enthused and confident cyclists”, 37% have no interest or ability to
2 weeks 2 days ago

Use Protection

By John Hennelly
1 month 2 weeks ago

City Council Slows Down Ridge

After a very busy year of crashes on Ridge Avenue, and many citizen complaints, the City Council has voted to take steps towards making Ridge safer. The Council directed the City staff to do the fo
1 month 2 weeks ago

Fighting Climate Change Is About to Get Personal

By Barbara Miller Drive less. Walk or bike more. Take the bus. These have been the mantras of environmentally concerned citizens for years.  
1 month 2 weeks ago

 Importance of Regional Connectivity

By John Fervoy
1 month 2 weeks ago

Go Evanston Announces 2018 Campaign

Bike safety education and Ridge Avenue are top priorities.
2 months 1 week ago

Read the City's Report on Ridge

The City issued a report on their work to make Ridge avenue safer, and what additional steps can be taken.
2 months 1 week ago

Ridge Gets Close Attention

At the January 23 meeting of the City’s Administration and Public Works (APW) Committee, Lara Biggs, the City’s Engineering and Capital Planning Bureau Chief,  gave a presentation on the unsafe tra
2 months 1 week ago

Bike trail experts convene at Recyclery

A panel of experts on bike trail development will convene this Feb 11th at the Recyclery.
2 months 1 week ago

Strava reveals Evanston's secret bike and pedestrian routes

You may have seen the story on how the fitness app Strava was revealing military secrets. Well, it is also tracking how cyclists and pedestrians (and even swimmers!) are moving through Evanston.
2 months 1 week ago

Crossing Ridge

By John Hennelly
3 months 1 week ago

Top Ten Places to Crash in Evanston

The chart above is from the Evanston Police Department annual reports, and shows how many crashes there were each year at the listed intersections.
3 months 1 week ago

A Fast Start for Go Evanston

It has been a busy and productive first year for Go Evanston.  
3 months 1 week ago

Evanston Police Statement on Ridge

The Evanston Police Department has released a statement on the efforts to reduce accidents along Ridge Avenue.
3 months 2 weeks ago

Evanston's new bike path didn't make the top ten list, but it should have.

People for Bikes have collected a list of great new bike paths, worth reading for inspiration of what is possible here in Evanston. 
3 months 2 weeks ago

Daily Herald Report on Suburban Crosswalk Safety

The Daily Herald has a great article on how many suburban crosswalks are ignored by drivers. 
3 months 2 weeks ago

Recyclery's Tailwind for Tools fundraiser

The Evanston-based nonprofit bike powerhouse, the Recyclery, is ending the year with some impressive accomplishments including giving
4 months 2 weeks ago

New Bike rankings are out and Illinois ranks......

Illinois ranked 16th among bike-friendly states according to the latest report cards from the League of American Bicyclists. Good news, right?
5 months 2 weeks ago

Evanston Shows Off

A delegation from NACTO (National Association of City Transportation Officials) visited Evanston on Thursday, November 2nd to see how the City's efforts at promoting safe biking and walking are goi
5 months 2 weeks ago

Sheridan Bike lanes are finished, and they are great!

The city has completed the summer-long construction of new bikes lanes on Sheridan in front of Northwest University. The lanes now extend from Davis Street north to Lincoln Street.
5 months 2 weeks ago

Pages