Oh, the traffic humanity. For anyone who lives downtown and/or on the Near Northwest Side of Chicago, you understand how important Halsted street is. Getting over the river into Lincoln Park can be difficult and Halsted's traffic patterns definitely confirm that.
Our great traffic reporter Sarah Jindra spent some extra time on the clock this week to put together a PDF for Chicago traffic beginners. Even if you are a long-time Chicagoan, there are probably some parts of the traffic reports that baffle you.