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Bike-Friendly Plan for Milwaukee Ave. Nixes Car Turn Lanes, Some Parking

WICKER PARK — Right-turn lane closures, reducing parking spaces and eliminating bus stops while adding more pavement markings and space on the street for cyclists to gather at intersections are among several "pilot" changes coming to a 1.7-mile stretch of Milwaukee Avenue as soon as next month.

Officials say the changes are designed to make the Wicker Park and Bucktown thoroughfare safer for the thousands of cyclists, pedestrians and drivers who rely on the congested corridor.

For the full article go here: https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170713/wicker-park/cdot-milwaukee...

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Just commenting to say that I attended the meeting and thought it was great. It's wonderful to see CDOT advancing, even if slowly, towards streets that are safer for pedestrians and cyclists and not prioritizing car traffic.

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