Bike Lanes Coming To Milwaukee Avenue in Irving Park, Portage Park

Crews have begun painting bicycle lanes along a two-mile stretch of Milwaukee Avenue spanning the Old Irving Park and Portage Park neighborhoods, fulfilling a long-held priority of city transportation officials and Ald. John Arena(45th).

By the end of May, half the on-street parking will disappear along the avenue between Addison Street and Irving Park Road, making way for buffered bike lanes in both directions, according to Arena's office.

The lanes were the top vote-getter in the ward's 2015 participatory budgeting process... Read more.