About Me

My name is Steven and I've lived in Chicago since 2006. I graduated twice from the University of Illinois at Chicago, first for a bachelor's degree in sociology, and secondly for a master's degree in urban planning.


I consult on bicycle parking and I co-founded Streetsblog Chicago, a blog about sustainable transportation issues and culture. I also write about cities on Steven Can Plan.



If you would like to use a photo without watermarking, please contact me via FlickrMail or my personal website.



In order of ownership, first to latest

Olympus EVOLT E-500 digital SLR with two lenses, 14-45, 28-150 (great camera).

Fuji F50fd (don't buy it)

Sony HX5V (also don't buy it)

Panasonic Lumix GH1 with two lenses: f/1.7 20 mm pancake, f/3.5 14-45mm zoom


Smartphones: An HTC something or other at one point, and various iPhones.


Visiting Chicago

If you are visiting Chicago, please message me as I will meet you and give you a tour if you desire. I may also offer you a place to stay.



You will find a lot of TRAINS and BIKES and other INFRASTRUCTURE.


Last updated: February 3, 2014.

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