Category: Traffic and Transportation

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2021 Parking Improvement Opportunities

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Dear Neighbors, As we enter 2021, the 40th Ward office is pleased to offer the following opportunities for residential parking improvements in the Ward. These are all suggestions based on residential feedback, Department of Transportation or Department of Finance (Parking Enforcement) maps, and the requirements of the City Code. We encourage neighbors to provide feedback […]

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Hollywood One Way Conversion Near Jamieson School

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Hollywood Avenue One-Way Conversion from Francisco to Sacramento As of July 22, 2020, Hollywood Avenue, from Francisco Ave. to California Ave. will be converted to a one-way going east. I along with the help of the Department of Transportation have successfully met the requirements to redirect Hollywood Avenue, from Francisco Ave. to California Ave. On November […]

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Shared Streets Town Hall 6/25/2020

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On June 25, 2020, Alderman Vasquez held a Shared Streets Town Hall to discuss CDOT’s Shared Streets program of opening up residential streets for bike and pedestrian use during COVID-19: Town Hall recording available here. Video of the Alderman driving through the Leland Shared Street available here. If you have any questions, please feel free […]

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Slow Streets for the 40th Ward

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CDOT will be evaluating Leland Avenue from Western to Virginia (the river) for possible “slow street” designation — this would be an extension of the pilot they launched east of Western, running along the border of the 40th and 47th Wards. “Slow streets” allow for pedestrian and bike use across the entire right-of-way. Are there […]

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Notice of Traffic Change Recommendation at Jamieson School (Hollywood between California/Francisco)

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A decision has been made regarding this zoning change request. Please see the attached Notice of Aldermanic Intent  NOTICE OF TRAFFIC CHANGE RECOMMENDATION Dear Neighbors, My office has received a recommendation for the following traffic change: Location: West Hollywood Ave between California and Francisco Avenues CDOT Recommendation: Hollywood Avenue is a 26-foot-wide, two-way local road […]

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Public Meeting: Traffic Pattern Request at Clark/Glenlake

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Dear Neighbors, Our Ward office has received a proposal to repurpose the unused building at 1616 W Glenlake as a low-impact medical facility with onsite parking. This would be a by-right use, and does not require a zoning change; however, as part of the redesign, the site owners have proposed changing traffic flow from one-way […]