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Pedestrian Bridge Completes Trail in Lincoln Village

Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Gia Biagi joined 50th Ward Ald. Debra Silverstein, community representatives, advocates and governmental partners at the ribbon cutting for the new Lincoln Village Pedestrian Bridge, a new pedestrian/bicycle bridge connecting the east and west sides of the North Shore Channel Trail in Lincoln Village.

The 16-foot-wide, 180-foot-long Lincoln Village Bridge is the final link in the creation of a continuous multi-use trail connecting four municipalities along the North Shore Channel.

“The Lincoln Village Bridge improves safety and the recreational experience for pedestrians, joggers, bicycle-riders and anyone pushing a stroller or using a wheelchair,” Biagi said.

“Residents of the 50th Ward and the City of Chicago finally have a beautiful and fully connected bike path,” said Silverstein. “Cyclists can now enjoy a safe and comfortable walk, ride or run on the trail all the way from Lawrence Avenue into the northern suburbs.” 

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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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