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The Daily Northwestern

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

Sustain Evanston discusses initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emission

October 19, 2014

Environmental leaders and activists spoke Saturday about different initiatives by community members to reduce Evanston’s greenhouse gas emissions. Sustain Evanston, a network of organizations and...

Evanston festival touts driving alternatives

September 8, 2014

Evanston hosted a street festival Sunday on Main Street, encouraging residents to support the city’s pro-biking initiative and embrace modes of transportation besides driving. Community members who...

Residents weigh in on preliminary bike plan

May 3, 2014

A consulting firm presented the latest draft of a citywide bike plan on Saturday that would add features to make bike travel safer on some streets and prohibit it on others. The plan would add safety...

A cyclist bikes on Sheridan Road. City Council passed a resolution last month that will promote public access to alternative forms of transportation, such as bicycling.

Evanston joins more than 600 communities with ‘complete streets’ resolution

February 24, 2014

Evanston joined more than 600 communities nationwide last month that have passed “complete streets” policies to ensure safe and easy passage for pedestrians, cyclists and public transit users.  On...

Walk n Roll organizer Natalie Watson discusses the groups upcoming Shared Streets event, which will block of portions of Dempster Street for a day to promote biking and walking. Evanston residents gathered at the Evanston Public Library Tuesday to discuss Walk n Roll and other initiatives to encourage alternative forms of transportation.

Evanston residents discuss Shared Streets initiative, bike safety at meeting

April 30, 2013

Dempster Street will be gridlocked this fall — and not because of cars. Instead, Dempster will only be open to pedestrians and cyclists Sept. 1 during the city’s first Shared Streets event. The...

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