Station evaluation

May 20, 2013

Bike/Walk Logan Square invites you to add your voice and critical eye to evaluating the Logan Square station. Join us May 28 or June 1.

Hub audit May 28 Jun 1

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Join BikeWalk Logan Square April 26

April 25, 2012

BikeWalk Logan Square invites you to kick off the 2012 season Thursday, April 26.  Join us.


User survey

November 30, 2011

If you use the Logan Square el station or bus depot at Milwaukee and Kedzie Avenues, BikeWalk Logan Square would like your input to help guide the direction of future improvements to the station and its surroundings.

Please take a minute of your time to respond to the brief survey by [Update: extended] December 10 December 13, 2011.


Plaza concept for Logan Square “el” station

September 18, 2011

August 25 Plaza Concept
for Logan Square “el” Station

The other concept the BikeWalk Logan Square committee is exploring for the Logan Square “el” station “plaza” (see also Park concept for Logan Square “el” station and Let’s put the Logan Square “el” station “plaza” out of its misery) is a much enhanced plaza.

As previously stated, beyond the mechanics of the train and bus transportation, our group wants to include and move beyond the multi-modal transportation aspect of the hub to create an aesthetically inviting destination. Read the rest of this entry »


Additional multi-modal access ideas at the Logan Square transportation hub

September 8, 2011

BikeWalk Logan Square committee presentation

On 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.  This post explains some similar and some different ideas as those discussed at Improving multi-modal access and experience at the Logan Square transportation hub.

Pedestrian access and experience

Starting with the bottom of the concept image below (click on image to enlarge; north is to the right), this scenario also envisions a planted median on Kedzie Avenue and new mid-block crosswalks that connect the east sidewalk on Kedzie Avenue with the transportation hub.

August 25 Plaza Concept
for Logan Square “el” Station and Access

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Park concept for Logan Square “el” station

September 1, 2011

August 25 Park Concept
for Logan Square “el” Station

One of the concepts the BikeWalk Logan Square group is exploring for the Logan Square “el” station “plaza” (see also Let’s put the Logan Square “el” station “plaza” out of its misery) is a park-like destination.

As previously stated, beyond the mechanics of the train and bus transportation, this transportation hub has long been a sorry expanse of uninviting concrete.  Our group wants to include and move beyond the multi-modal transportation aspect of the hub (for more on the idea, see Project for Public Spaces, From Place to Place:  Shifting the Transportation Paradigm with Placemaking). Read the rest of this entry »


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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