April 19, 2016, 2pm PDT
Illinois State Senate President John Cullerton released a infrastructure funding plan earlier this month that includes a proposal for a vehicle miles traveled tax.
October 9, 2013, 1pm PDT
Amid heavy political pressure, a plan to build a new expressway between Chicago's suburbs and Indiana backed by Gov. Pat Quinn and the Illinois Department of Transportation was dealt a significant defeat by Chicago's regional MPO this week.
February 28, 2011, 9am PST
Officials in DuPage County, Illinois are considering creating zoning tailored specifically at banning large religious facilities that they say are not in keeping with neighborhood character.
July 30, 2005, 9am PDT
Overlays allowing granny flats and customized zoning for unique development situations meet needs, reduce excessive regulations, promote affordable housing.
October 12, 2004, 6am PDT
A study commissioned by officials in Ogden , UT, concludes a gondola system would be cheaper than a light rail line.
January 15, 2004, 11am PST
Cristina Van Valkenburgh will lead the planning services team for the Chicago suburb of Naperville.
May 11, 2003, 11am PDT
Ugly architecture, misuse of trees, and bad zoning are some of the mistakes found in America's suburbs says nationally known author James Howard Kunstler. [Link updated.]
March 10, 2003, 5am PST
Builder donates profits on teardown project to homeless charity.
February 28, 2003, 1pm PST
For those of you who just can't wait for that beer on the golf course...
February 20, 2003, 1pm PST
Circuit court sides with the municipality's not allowing vinyl siding on historic mansion
December 11, 2002, 5am PST
Refrigerators, microwaves, aroma therapy , and other ew technologies to comfort, soothe, and entertain you while you are stick in congested traffic.
November 26, 2002, 12pm PST
There has been plenty of discussion in the international development community about low-cost housing. Now a new concept emerges -- low cost cities.
October 10, 2002, 12pm PDT
Elk Gove Village, Illinois is transforming an old blighted mall into a new conference center, hotel and restaurants.
September 24, 2002, 5am PDT
But are "teardowns" the problem that some preservation groups and vocal neighbors say they are?
January 21, 2002, 6am PST
Efforts to control growth in South Barrington -- a Chicago suburb --become expensive as lawsuits mount.
January 18, 2002, 11am PST
Des Plaines, IL, may rebuild part of its downtown with a "Main Street" feel.
December 4, 2000, 5am PST
Transportation costs for residents in some of Chicago's suburbs are twice that of those who live in the city.