Chicago

6 hours ago
A flyover to clear a bottleneck of trains serving the Red, Brown, and Purple lines is a key component of the massive modernization project planned by the Chicago Transit Authority.
Chicago Tribune
Yesterday
His work in Chicago has created spaces that protect and celebrate black lives and experience.
Forbes
5 days ago
The card game LOOP was made by people who obviously put in some serious time hanging from straps on the L.
CityLab
December 2, 2018, 7am PST
The massive proposed development project on the Chicago River is facing a host of questions about density, open space, and infrastructure.
Chicago Tribune
November 22, 2018, 1pm PST
The Regional Transit Authority took to the streets of Chicago to drum up support for transit, and transit funding, this Thanksgiving.
RTAChicago via YouTube
November 19, 2018, 8am PST
As it exists today, Chicago's real estate transfer tax is a flat tax that charges the same percentage for modest homes and mansions.
Chicago Sun-Times
November 12, 2018, 5am PST
A newly installed parklet in Chicago is part of a larger program to engage the city’s public spaces.
Next City
November 7, 2018, 6am PST
Making the case that proposed developments won't come to fruition with support from tax increment financing, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is moving quickly to shore up development plans now that Amazon has moved on.
Chicago Tribune
November 6, 2018, 12pm PST
Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood is the scene for a very contemporary land use policy debate: how much affordable housing can cultivated from the development opportunities in proximity to transit lines?
Chicago Tribune
November 4, 2018, 1pm PST
The city recently received a grant that will help it grow its bike-share network, particularly into areas that have been underserved.
WTTW
October 31, 2018, 6am PDT
A report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) found that Chicago's South and West sides face more air pollution than the wealthier parts of the city.
Chicago Sun Times
October 30, 2018, 7am PDT
A new report card from the Active Transportation Alliance gave mostly C's and D's to bus service in the city of Chicago.
Chicago Tribune
October 27, 2018, 5am PDT
The Chicago Transit Agency 2019 includes a flyover at the Belmont train station, rehabs for two Blue Line stops, and Red and Purple Line modernizations, among other things.
Streetsblog
Blog post
October 26, 2018, 6am PDT
In The Battle of Lincoln Park, Daniel Kay Hertz chronicles the gentrification of Lincoln Park, and shows how its residents displaced renters and the poor.
Michael Lewyn
October 26, 2018, 6am PDT
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration will expand its program to incentivize transit oriented development by including land around the 79th Street and Chicago Avenue bus routes.
Curbed Chicago
October 25, 2018, 5am PDT
Both cities have aging transit systems in need of major repairs. Chicago’s approach has helped turn the system around while New York is still grappling with its issues.
The New York Times
October 24, 2018, 10am PDT
Developers Related Midwest have new plans for the infamously failed development site, but have so far been stymied by demands from the office of Alderman Brendan Reilly.
Chicago Tribune
October 23, 2018, 7am PDT
Setting the example for the rest of city was too tough a pill to swallow for businesses located near Wrigley Field.
Chicago Tribune
October 18, 2018, 2pm PDT
"There’s a dramatic difference, Cityfront Center shows, between real estate success and building a great city."
Chicago Tribune
October 16, 2018, 9am PDT
With the approval of the ON TO 2050 regional plan, some advocates see more of the same car-centric planning. Perhaps the state can finally shift the discussion.
Chi.Streetsblog