May 5, 2018, 7am PDT
Politics and economics win over public health in Racine County as the EPA exempted the area around the Foxconn's massive facility from meeting stricter ozone pollution standards, saving the company from investing in smog-reducing equipment.
April 12, 2018, 8am PDT
A wave of investments is visiting one of the most famous, and notorious, neighborhoods in the city of Chicago. The question is whether the final product will be worth the expense.
March 26, 2018, 7am PDT
Are the urban revival and the future of mobility already rendering parking lots obsolete? Chicago provides a case study of a new generation of skyscrapers rising were cars once parked.
March 9, 2018, 12pm PST
The Chicago Transit Authority's Red-Purple Bypass Project will add an additional track to speed up trains passing through the Belmont Station. The project requires the demolition of several neighborhood buildings.
March 5, 2018, 9am PST
According to new research, the tragic impact of Hurricane Maria lingered for months after the storm hit Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, and at far greater magnitude than the federal government has acknowledged.
January 27, 2018, 1pm PST
A $2.3 billion extension of the CTA's Red Line would be the first extension of a Chicago's "L" line since 1993.
January 17, 2018, 6am PST
Chicago is one of the first cities to consider the use of "textalyzers," which would allow police officers to scan phones to see if they were in use during an accident.
January 13, 2018, 7am PST
A critique of the "Wisconsin: It's more you" ad campaign serves as a lesson for anyone who throws the word Millennial around like a magic talisman.
January 1, 2018, 9am PST
As the Chicago bikeshare service extends to more area in the city, some of the stations are in less dense locations and get fewer riders. Thus, though Divvy's revenues have gone up, the income to the city from the program has gone down.
December 21, 2017, 2pm PST
It might have been assumed that the names Tiger Woods and Barack Obama would open doors on the South Side of Chicago. Questions about the former president's vision for the South Side persist.
December 20, 2017, 11am PST
Joseph Berrios, Cook County assessor, is believed to have defrauded home-owners in majority minority neighborhoods. Now Berrios faces a lawsuit.
December 20, 2017, 10am PST
The Chicago Transit Authority Board voted unanimously to raise fares, despite shrinking ridership.
December 11, 2017, 1pm PST
A proposal to add express lanes on a notoriously congested stretch of I-55 that passes through the western Chicago suburbs could expand from $25 million to $700 million with the addition of an extra toll lane.
December 7, 2017, 5am PST
Crossing the street can be dangerous in the best conditions, but a $500 fine for looking at the phone while crossing the street won't help anything, according to this editorial.
December 1, 2017, 9am PST
Neighbors of the manufacturing plant large enough to hold 11 Lambeau Fields are wary of changes to their rural surroundings in Wisconsin.
November 22, 2017, 6am PST
The Regional Transportation Authority has been supporting transit oriented development planning processes in suburbs like Bartlett.
November 8, 2017, 1pm PST
The Chicago Tribune's editorial board argues that congestion pricing will not only decrease congestion, but also make the city more attractive to people and businesses.
October 28, 2017, 5am PDT
A new series from the Chicago Tribune explores the Midwest's complicated relationship with Lake Michigan.
September 28, 2017, 6am PDT
Ninety years after its initial proposal, the South Shore Line is finally getting a double track to speed up trains and add capacity.
September 6, 2017, 9am PDT
A 50-acre complex called Pullman Crossings could bring new jobs numbering in the thousands to the South Side of Chicago.