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CDOT Begins Construction on Milwaukee Avenue Improvements


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Rosanne Ferruggia

Construction began today on the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT)’s pilot of near-term improvements for people walking, biking, riding transit, and driving on Milwaukee Avenue between Western Avenue and Division Street. The Vision Zero High Crash Corridor project features enhanced crossings, upgraded bicycle facilities, and bus stop optimization throughout the…

High Crash Corridor Improvements





West Side Public Meetings Announced


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Vision Zero Chicago

Vision Zero West Side Announces West Side Community Meeting Dates   Chicago’s Vision Zero West Side program, in partnership with the Departments of Transportation and Public Health, will host community meetings on the West Side of Chicago at the end of September.  These open meetings…

Public Meetings





City Council Passes Truck Side Guard Ordinance


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Vision Zero Chicago

City Council Passes Ordinance Requiring City Contractors to Install Low-Cost Safety Equipment on Large Trucks As part of Vision Zero, installation of side guards and convex mirrors on large trucks will reduce severity and risk of injuries from crashes.   Mayor’s Press Office    312.744.3334 / press@cityofchicago.org Mike…

Ordinance





Mayor Emanuel and CDOT Introduce Truck Side Guard Ordinance


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Vision Zero Chicago

Mayor Emanuel and CDOT Introduce Ordinance Requiring City Contractors to Install Low Cost Safety Equipment on Large Trucks As part of Vision Zero, Installation of Side Guards and Convex Mirrors on Large Trucks Have Proven Effective in Reducing Severity and Risk of Injuries from Crashes…

Ordinance





Mayor Emanuel Unveils Vision Zero Action Plan Designed to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities and Serious Injuries Across Chicago


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Rosanne Ferruggia

Mayor Emanuel Unveils Vision Zero Action Plan Designed to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities and Serious Injuries Across Chicago Interdepartmental effort addresses traffic safety as a public health and equity issue; will engage community residents and coordinate efforts to increase roadway safety for all Mayor’s Press Office    312.744.3334…

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Mayor Launches Vision Zero Initiative


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Vision Zero Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Launches Vision Zero Chicago Initiative To Eliminate Traffic Fatalities And Serious Injuries Across The City Interdepartmental Action Plan Will Coordinate Efforts to Increase the Safety of Roadways for All Users Mike Claffey    312.744.0707 / Michael.Claffey@cityofchicago.org Susan Hofer    312.742-2006 / Susan.Hofer@cityofchicago.org Mayor Emanuel today announced the…

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