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Ward Politics Thu Jan 16 2014

Talk of Switching Argyle to Two-Way in Ravenswood

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The City is considering a plan to switch Argyle Street from one-way traffic to two-way between Damen and Wolcott avenues. According to a local resident, neighbors were notified of the plan via flyers in their doors only last week. Argyle currently runs two ways east of Wolcott and one-way west.

Ald. Pat O'Connor, whose 40th Ward gained this section of Ravenswood/Lincoln Square in the recent redistricting, is holding a public meeting about the change tonight at Amundsen High School, 5110 N. Damen Ave., tonight at 7pm. Enter at Door 1.

 
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Sparrow / January 16, 2014 5:12 PM

I am certainly not a fan of this "proposed" change and it seems likely that it will go through, public forum or no. But um, we were notified of this proposed change over a month ago. The alderman's office posted the meeting flyers last week. I think that clarification is necessary.

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