Improving multi-modal access and experience at the Logan Square transportation hub

August 29, 2011

BikeWalk Logan Square committee presentation

Last Thursday, August 25, the BikeWalk Logan Square committee, of which I’m a part, presented its ideas for improving the main Logan Square “el” station and enhancing how the station accommodates pedestrians, cyclists and transit riders.

There is much to improve (see aerial photo below).  While there have been some aesthetic improvements in just the past few weeks, we envision many more improvements to address the variety of problems and opportunities that we have recognized.

Aerial View of Concrete “Plaza” at the
Logan Square “el” Station
(north is to the right)

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Public meeting August 25 re: Logan Square “el” station “plaza”/surroundings

August 4, 2011

It’s all been in preparation for this:

There will be a public meeting to discuss plans to improve the Logan Square “el” station plaza and surroundings on Thursday, August 25, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at St. Sylvester’s gymnasium, 2157 N. Humboldt Boulevard.

Concrete “Plaza” at the Logan Square “el” Station

I’ve been part of a group, BikeWalk Logan Square [update: f.k.a. Bike/Walk 35], that has been discussing biking and walking issues in the neighborhood, and there are many.  Because there are so many, we decided to hone in on a specific project:  improving the multi-modal Logan Square transportation station and access to it.

We’ve come up with some ideas, but they are absolutely not set in stone.  We want the community’s input and ideas.  Even execution of some of our ideas are flexible by design, so that all may have the Read the rest of this entry »

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