My last show from Chicago features sustainable transportation advocates, and Streetsblog Chicago editors Steven Vance & John Greenfield. Streetsblog is a daily news source covering public transit, bicycling, walking and the growing movement for safe, equitable, livable streets. Their original site remains at Grid Chicago and their individual blogs are Steven Can Plan and Vote With Your Feet. Links to Chicago DOT, Active Transportation Alliance, the Ventra fare card (Chicago Transit Authority), Chicago Cargo (bike swap photos). I am now in Milwaukee, Wisconsin after completing a multimodal trip by train, bike and bus, which I discuss later in the show. The coldest days seem to be behind us but it still won't feel like spring in this region for another two weeks. From here I will spend a few days in Madison and continue northwest making my way up to Minneapolis & St. Paul, Minnesota.
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