Posts tagged "urban planning"
All smiles on the last day!

All smiles on the last day!

Today is the final day!  The end of this 6-week program! It is a bittersweet moment because soon i will be going to college to study architecture, and while i am overjoyed with that, it is sad to say goodbye to such caring, diverse and social people here at Landon Bone Baker. And now that...
LUCHA Resident Interviews: Glenna

LUCHA Resident Interviews: Glenna

Glenna, the receptionist at the HPR LUCHA building, likes the idea of a storage area in the basement for bikers, she thinks it would be a great resource for the bikers at this building. She also shared with me that she would want to ride a bike again but one that is her size, so she...
LUCHA Resident Interviews: Candida

LUCHA Resident Interviews: Candida

One of the women living at the LUCHA SRO Apartment named Candida likes to bike and would want to join a bike community club at LUCHA. A problem she addressed to me was that she often cannot make it to the LUCHA community group meetings held in the building due to lack of flexible times....
LUCHA Resident Interviews: Jimmy

LUCHA Resident Interviews: Jimmy

Jimmy was a LUCHA SRO (Single Room Occupant) in the summer of 2016. He is an experienced cyclist, and feels that biking is a positive impact on the community. Speaking to Jimmy was fun because he had a lot of information for us. When I asked how long he had been biking he jokingly told me...
Bike in the community!

Bike in the community!

During today’s Lunch and Learn our guests were Steven Lane & Elizabeth Adamczyk, bike activists. Steven represented Critical Mass community bike rides and  Elizabeth represented Women Bike Chicago as well as Silent Rides in Chicago. These community bike groups are empowering more people to become cyclists and take advantage of the road. Hearing about how...
Our guest from CMAP!

Our guest from CMAP!

At today’s Lunch& Learn our guest was an urban planner from CMAP, Maggie Jarr. She presented information about road maintenance and bike safety. I felt like she did a really good job explaining how CMAP supports energy efficient means of transportation. She helped us generate better questions to ask LUCHA residents and get them to...