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Chicago's South Side got its 31st Street (number 31) bus back for some weekday service in 2016, but it's likely that service will be canceled again.
Chicago Tribune
August 9, 2018, 12pm PDT
Metra is revamping to the downtown train station in the Chicago suburb of Libertyville.
Daily Herald
August 6, 2018, 2pm PDT
The new program would allow short-term use of vacant properties, and provide new incubation capabilities to small, start-up businesses.
The Architect's Newspaper
August 4, 2018, 11am PDT
Heavy fines on cars without city stickers have fueled a spike in bankruptcies in Chicago, especially in black neighborhoods like Lawndale and Englewood where households received many times more tickets than households in white neighborhoods.
ProPublica
August 3, 2018, 7am PDT
As the city of Chicago continues to develop its river, some see an opportunity to expand river transit.
Chicago Tribune
August 2, 2018, 12pm PDT
Though San Francisco residents are more likely than residents of other cities to ride transit and avoid driving, the buses they ride on are unreliable.
Curbed SF
August 1, 2018, 10am PDT
The transportation network company Lyft is pushing residents in the city of Chicago to experiment with a carless lifestyle.
The Verge
July 28, 2018, 7am PDT
Mode-share enthusiasts excited to get new car share option in the city, though some question why the service is limited to white areas of the city.
Streetsblog Chicago
July 25, 2018, 2pm PDT
In New York, SNAP recipients to get access to Citi Bikes at discount like DIVY riders already do in Chicago.
Fast Company
July 25, 2018, 6am PDT
Take a car lane or widen Lake Shore Drive? That's the question facing state and local officials in Chicago.
Chicago Tribune
July 19, 2018, 8am PDT
Funded studies of the hyperloop concept are underway in the Midwest.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 17, 2018, 7am PDT
Milwaukee is poised to start a Scooter share pilot. Meanwhile, a “lock to” requirement for bikes in Chicago may stop companies like ofo and Lime from keeping a foothold in that city.
Next City
July 11, 2018, 7am PDT
An effort is underway to reintroduce a natural habitats along a stretch of postindustrial Chicago River canal-scape. Floating garden modules are being used to attract species back to the area.
The Chicago Tribune
July 10, 2018, 10am PDT
Chicago's own city government, in the form of aldermanic prerogatives and privileges, contributes to racial and economic segregation, according to a new study.
Chicago Tribune
July 10, 2018, 7am PDT
An international design firm has completed the planned designs for a new transit station in the city of Chicago.
Chicago Tribune
July 4, 2018, 1pm PDT
A-frame sandwich board signs are illegal in Chicago, but they're widely used anyway.
Block Club Chicago
July 3, 2018, 12pm PDT
This isn’t a speculative, unfunded design competition. The city has already promised to borrow $4 billion toward the $8.5 billion O'Hare 21 expansion plan.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 29, 2018, 7am PDT
Can a little levity save us from reckless and distracted drivers?
Chicago Tribune
June 26, 2018, 2pm PDT
Chicago's current housing policies aren't protecting or producing affordable housing in gentrifying areas, so Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proposing a restructuring of the government. Advocates are skeptical of the idea.
Chicago Tribune
June 23, 2018, 7am PDT
The innovative car share company has the green light for a year long pilot project in the city of Chicago.
Smart Cities Dive