John Greenfield In addition to editing Streetsblog Chicago, John writes the transportation column for the Chicago Reader weekly paper. A Chicagoan since 1989, he enjoys exploring the city on foot, bike, bus, and 'L' train. Recent Posts STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Traffic Fiasco at Uber Employee Party Highlights Why Ride-Hailing Is Awful for Cities By John Greenfield | Jun 12, 2019 Uber drivers could have avoided an hour-long traffic delay if they'd been encouraged to take transit to the party. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Bird Flips Us a New Shareable Electric Gizmo, the 2-Seater “Cruiser” Moped By John Greenfield | Jun 7, 2019 The new gadget is likely safer than a scooter, but would still appeal to people who don't want to exercise or get sweaty, but would it be legal in Chicago?] STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Chicago Cyclists Who Confronted Bike Lane Blockers Were Attacked With Fluid, Fists, SUV By John Greenfield | Mar 20, 2019 The victims shared photos of the assailants and their plate numbers with the police but, weeks later, no arrests have been made. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Chicago: Using Transit-Oriented Development to Promote Economic and Racial Justice By John Greenfield | Mar 14, 2019 At the Elevated Chicago Symposium, community members discussed their efforts to harness transit-oriented development to improve the lives of lower-income and working-class residents.