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Chicago Bike Trail

Chicago's 606 Bike Path Made Gentrification Inevitable, Expert Claims

Because the rails to trails project left housing up to the market, rising rents were inevitable, claims a new report.

December 22, 2018 - Crain's

Chicago Bike Trail

Bad Optics: The 606 Bike Trail Closed for an Upscale, Private Dinner

Chicago's 606 has proven popular among pedestrians, but the rise in property values near the amentity has made some feel unwelcome near the trail. Closing a stretch of the trail for a $200-a-plate dinner only makes that worse.

September 28, 2017 - Streetsblog Chicago

Skaters

Planned Skate Park Killed Near Chicago's 606

A planned Bucktown skate park will not be built and many neighbors are celebrating.

May 9, 2017 - DNA Info

The 606

Increased Demolition Fee Proposed for Developers Near Chicago's 606

A bill with anti-gentrification goals would charge developers who intend to knock down homes along the city’s new bike trail.

March 14, 2017 - Chicago Tribune

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