Blogs

Connecting With The New Greenway

by John Fervoy A Go Evanston member recently wrote:
1 month 1 week ago

One Step Forward: Empowering Kids to Walk and Bike to School

It can be difficult to find an obvious and tangible step forward in the sometimes overwhelming fight to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and get kids out out walking and bicycling.
2 months 1 day ago

June Update on Proposed Changes to CTA/Pace Bus Service in Evanston

The CTA and Pace have revised their proposed changes to bus service in Evanston.
2 months 4 days ago

Worthy of Our Protection

The protected bike lanes on Dodge were challenged (again) at the April 23rd Administration and Public Works meeting.
3 months 5 days ago

We’re Joining Forces to Improve Mobility and Livability

Go Evanston is very happy to announce its new community partnership with Citizens’ Greener Evanston (CGE).
3 months 6 days ago

Another Update on Proposed Changes to Bus Service in Evanston

In response to the concerns raised by Evanston citizens, notably ETHS families and students, people with disabilities, and older adults, in both their written comments and at the April 24
3 months 6 days ago

Transportation Programs in Jeopardy

As part of Evanston’s priority based budgeting exercise for 2019, residents will soon be asked to complete a survey to identify their Top Ten and Bottom Ten among 54 programs that scored
3 months 1 week ago

To Dock or Not to Dock?

When bike share programs started only a few years ago, they were envisioned as a series of docking stations for multiple bikes where one could check out and return a bike.
3 months 1 week ago

CTA Plans Elimination of Bus Route 205

While we commend the goals highlighted in the North Shore Transit Service Coordination Plan, including focusing service improvements on areas of high demand for bus service, growing ridership, and
3 months 3 weeks ago

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.
4 months 1 week 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
4 months 1 week ago

Climate Talks Coming to a Location Near You

By Vickie Jacobson
4 months 1 week 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.
4 months 1 week 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
4 months 2 weeks ago

Use Protection

By John Hennelly
5 months 1 week 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
5 months 1 week 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.  
5 months 1 week ago

 Importance of Regional Connectivity

By John Fervoy
5 months 1 week ago

Go Evanston Announces 2018 Campaign

Bike safety education and Ridge Avenue are top priorities.
6 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.
6 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
6 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.
6 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.
6 months 1 week ago

Crossing Ridge

By John Hennelly
7 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.
7 months 1 week ago

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