811 Chicago (Digger) and Dig Site Notification Procedures
811 Chicago is a twenty-four (24) hour service network system established to prevent contractors and private citizens from hitting any existing utility line(s) when digging.
Accessible Pedestrian Signals allow more pedestrians to safely cross busy streets.
Chicago Bicycle Crash Analysis
A comprehensive analysis of bike crashes in 2012
Chicago Pedestrian Crash Analysis
A comprehensive analysis of pedestrian crashes in 2011
A sweeping new park located at the Chicago River from Lake Michigan to Wacker Drive
Driveway Permits - Overview and Policy
Explains the City policies and how to obtain a driveway permit
Excavator Responsibilities - Contractual and Municipal
File a Transportation FOIA Request
Due to the current emergency, FOIAs should be sent by email to ensure that staff receive them in a timely manner.
Harbor Permit Review Process
CDOT has the responsibility to review all permits requested within 40 feet of City waterways. Instructions for Commercial Driveway Permit Application – this should be a link on the Driveway permits
Lake Michigan High Water Level Shoreline Assessment
CDOT and the Chicago Park District commissioned an inspection and assessment of the Lake Michigan shoreline following a major winter storm in January 2020.
Make Way for People
The Department of Transportation’s Make Way for People initiative aims to create public spaces that cultivate community and culture in Chicago’s neighborhoods through placemaking.
Maps and Plats
The Maps and Plats Kiosk provides access to city aerial maps, 80-Acre (lots) maps, and structure basemaps that show existing building footprints and an address for each building.
Red Light Camera Enforcement
Red Light Camera Enforcement is designed to increase safety on Chicago streets by reducing the most dangerous types of crashes at intersections. Rules and Regulations is in another link from the homepage – it doesn’t need to be here too.
Scooter Sharing in Chicago
A pilot project to determine the safety, reliability and popularity of e-scooters.
Streetscapes and Sustainable Design
An innovative program which strives to rehabilitate Chicago’s neighborhood commercial areas, riverwalks and bicycle facilities into active, attractive places for Chicagoans to live, work and play. Sustainable urban infrastructure guidelines should be a link on the Streetscapes page
Vision Zero Chicago
The City’s initiative to eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries. The City of Chicago believes that even one life lost in a traffic crash is unacceptable. We all have the right to walk, bike, take public transit, and drive on streets that are safe for everyone, regardless of who we are or where we live.
Instructions for how and when voucher payments are required
A new way to travel from the South Loop to Chinatown is under construction now