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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Attendees at a kickoff event for Go Evanston last week. Go Evanston formed to encourage sustainable transportation projects and safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and others in Evanston.

New Evanston group pushes for sustainable transportation, safety

April 12, 2017

A new Evanston group aims to advocate for sustainable transportation initiatives in the city as well as safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers. The group, Go Evanston, was founded in January...

Construction on Sheridan Road. The $13.3 million project began Monday and will last until mid-October of next year.

Three-year-old construction plan begins on Sheridan Road

March 29, 2017

Evanston began construction on Sheridan Road on Monday, kicking off a $13.3 million plan that includes a protected bike lane, which will run from the intersection of Ridge Avenue and Isabella Street to...

Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) speaks at a city meeting. Rainey voiced support Monday for an idea to reduce the bike lanes on Dodge Avenue from one to two lanes.

Council moves to restructure Dodge Avenue bike lanes

October 25, 2016

Alderman moved Monday evening to restructure newly-added bike lanes on Dodge Avenue, expanding bus drop-off zones and increased visibility at cross-street intersections. Following uproar over the bike...

The speed limit on Sheridan Road is currently 30 mph. Both aldermen and Northwestern students have called for the limit to be lowered following the accident that killed Northwestern student Chuyuan Qiu on that road.

City Council plans to discuss proposed speed limit change, bike lanes on Sheridan

October 6, 2016

Updates to the Sheridan Road rebuilding project will be discussed at City Council on Oct. 17 in response to a call for bike safety measures following the death of Weinberg freshman Chuyuan Qiu, who was...

Students leave flowers, stuffed animals and notes as a memorial for Northwestern student Chuyuan “Chu” Qiu who died in a bike accident Thursday. Evanston’s first ward alderman called for lower speed limits on Sheridan Road where the accident occurred.

With plans to add bike lanes next year, alderman calls for additional road changes after student death

September 27, 2016

Following the death of Northwestern student Chuyuan “Chu” Qiu in a bicycle accident, Ald. Judy Fiske (1st) called for a lower speed limit and rerouted bicycle traffic on Sheridan Road. Qiu, a first-year...

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