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In Chicago, a developer plans to convert 31 floors of a commercial building in Chicago will be converted into space for 505 co-living residents.
Chicago Tribune
2 days ago
At 74 stories and 421 units, 1000M will be the largest condo tower built in Chicago since the Great Recession decimated the local real estate development industry.
Chicago Tribune
3 days ago
Noise and smeall are the common complaints as more residents of urban areas bring animals to their home to live more sustainably.
Chicago Tribune
4 days ago
Chicago's heavily debated electric scooter rental pilot comes to a close today. The debate about how to treat electric scooter rentals in the future also begins today.
Chicago Tribune
October 9, 2019, 11am PDT
As the company plans to cease operations in a number of markets, carsharing’s future in the rapidly shifting world of mobility is unclear.
Smart Cities Dive
October 8, 2019, 6am PDT
The Chicago Tribune supports the use of tax increment financing to fund a $2.1 billion project to revamp the Red and Purple lines on the CTA system in Chicago.
Chicago Tribune
October 3, 2019, 6am PDT
The Bank of America Tower is the newest skyscraper to line the Chicago River.
Chicago Tribune
October 2, 2019, 6am PDT
A South Side Chicago neighborhood with a history of neglect and disinvestment will soon be adding a new train station on the regional commuter system.
Chicago Tribune
October 1, 2019, 7am PDT
A massive new development in Chicago's Lincoln Park is taking shape, and the local architecture critic has offered a positive review of the final product.
Chicago Tribune
September 30, 2019, 7am PDT
The Chicago Tribune sends a message to the political leadership of Illinois and Chicago about population decline, and its causes.
Chicago Tribune
September 16, 2019, 7am PDT
Transportation planning will take on a much more safety-oriented focus according to the West Side Vision Zero Traffic Safety Plan announced last week.
Streetsblog Chicago
September 11, 2019, 2pm PDT
Long awaited improvements on the Amtrak route between Chicago and St. Louis are being delayed again, this time because of trouble installing positive train control (PTC).
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
September 10, 2019, 7am PDT
At least one of the country's largest cities has positive progress to report when it comes to reducing the number of people killed on streets.
Streetsblog Chicago
September 8, 2019, 11am PDT
The Chicago Transit Authority's largest-ever construction project, also one of its most controversial projects, will begin construction soon.
Chicago Tribune
August 29, 2019, 12pm PDT
The city will evaluate all buildings over 50,000 square feet and make the energy performance ratings and information easily accessible.
Smart Cities Dive
August 27, 2019, 6am PDT
Data from the city's e-scooter pilot program show that they might be filling in the first-mile/last-mile gap for riders at all income levels.
Streetsblog Chicago
August 18, 2019, 9am PDT
The idea of a casino in Chicago didn't sound like a good idea to a state-hire consultant, nor does it seem like the city's Pulitzer Prize winning architecture critic likes the idea either.
Chicago Tribune
August 15, 2019, 8am PDT
A new indoor vertical farming venture in Chicago seeks to change agricultural production by harnessing technology.
Chicago Tribune
August 14, 2019, 11am PDT
The company hopes that a broader service area and discounted rides will help people better access transit services.
Chicago Tribune
August 12, 2019, 12pm PDT
The Red Line extension to 130th is still unfunded and a universal Chicago fare card hasn’t materialized, but in the immediate term, the Metra can run more trains and charge lower fares to help get the South Side moving.
Chicago Tribune