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The Mountains of Black Dust Next Door Were Covering Them in Grime. So They Fought Back.

KCBX has committed to closing the site at 100th Street and Commercial Avenue by the end of this summer. But Bautista’s battle continues beyond her community. “We...

    The Mountains of Black Dust Next Door Were Covering Them in Grime. So They Fought Back.
    Published today at 10:27 a.m. Three years ago, Southeast Side residents started noticing mountains of black dust-some five stories high-rising along the banks of the Calumet River. "It looked like Mordor," says Olga Bautista, a longtime resident of Vet's Park. "It took a while to process how grave the problem was."
    http://www.chicagomag.com

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Bike Lane Survey - School Project

Hi Vet's Park neighbors, my name is Cody, and I’m a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago studying Transportation Planning. Do you ride a bike occasionally? Often? Every day? Then I’m interested to hear from you!

I want to know how you plan your bike trips, and how much time you are willing to add to your trips to make sure you have access to bike lanes and other facilities. I’m inviting you to take this 10...

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Hi Vet's Park neighbors, my name is Cody, and I’m a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago studying Transportation Planning. Do you ride a bike occasionally? Often? Every day? Then I’m interested to hear from you!

I want to know how you plan your bike trips, and how much time you are willing to add to your trips to make sure you have access to bike lanes and other facilities. I’m inviting you to take this 10 minute online survey to help create a model that can inform bike facility project selection.

If you are 18 years of age or older and you are interested in improving understanding of cyclists’ route choice, click the link below to get started. Thank you!

Link to Survey: http://tinyurl.com/BikeFacilitySurvey2

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    REMOVE EXIST METAL STAIRS & LANDING REPLACE W/. NEW WOOD STAIR & LANDING IN SAME LOCATION TO AN EXIST. 2 STORY 4 UNIT MULTI-DWELLING BRICK/FRAME BLDG.

    3028 E. 96th St. Issued June 19, 2015 Comment

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