Current madness of the week: investigating car crashes

Gravity should have prevented this car crash, as would not placing buildings near roadways. But we’ve figured out how to defy gravity. Photo by Katherine Hodges. “Police closed the street to investigate”. What a waste of time. The investigation will … Continue reading

Friday is final day for comments about Damen-Elston-Fullerton

Tomorrow, Friday, May 13, 2011, is the final day to email comments to Bridget Stalla, project manager for the Damen-Elston-Fullerton reconfiguration. What should you do? Read an overview of the project and my analysis View photos of the posters at … Continue reading

There used to be homes here

This is a testament to the destructive power of urban highways, be they tunneled, trenched, or elevated. While biking through Chicago’s west side on Monday along the Congress branch of the Chicago Transit Authority Blue Line, my friend Tony remarked … Continue reading