• reopen chicago June 21, 2020 5:41 pm

    Here's How Chicago's Lakefront Will Open Monday

    Chicago’s Lakefront and popular 606 Trail are expected to open Monday with social distancing and safety guidelines in place. Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday that the 606 Bloomingdale Trail and the Lakefront Trail will both be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily under the same rules. No congregating will be allowed, meaning runners, bikers and walkers will have…

  • social distancing ambassador June 20, 2020 4:48 pm

    Here's What Social Distancing Ambassadors Look Like in Chicago

    With more popular Chicago areas reopening to the public Monday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the city will place Social Distancing Ambassadors along the sites. Both the lakefront and the 606 Bloomingdale Trail are slated to reopen Monday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, the mayor announced Thursday. Lightfoot explained Social Distancing Ambassadors will be stationed along the trails to…

  • mayor lori lightfoot May 8, 2020 8:26 pm

    Chicago Considers Hiring Workers to Enforce Social Distancing

    Chicago Mayor Lightfoot has floated the idea of hiring workers to enforce social distancing as she continues to decide how to safely open the city’s lakefront, riverwalk and walking trails amid the coronavirus pandemic. Lightfoot was asked about her plans for reopening the lakefront at a news conference Friday where she announced the city’s five phase reopening plan. The...

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