WBEZ Listeners Dish On Proposed Changes To Lake Shore Drive
Big changes could be coming to North Lake Shore Drive, including bus lanes and fewer lanes for cars.
Transportation officials are considering those and other modifications as they plan for the future of Lake Shore Drive between Grand and Hollywood avenues, according to the Chicago Tribune.
There’s no set date for reconstructing LSD, but officials say the project is expected to cost between $2 and $3 billion.
The ongoing plans are a joint effort between the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Chicago Department of Transportation and the Chicago Park District.
Morning Shift examines the plans we know of so far and learns changes listeners would like to see on North Lake Shore Drive.
GUEST: Mary Wisniewski, transportation reporter at the Chicago Tribune
LEARN MORE: A future Lake Shore Drive could be wider, and have bus lanes (Chicago Tribune 7/19/18)