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4 days ago
Ghost bikes, sad, silent tribute to those killed while riding bikes, are more controversial than seems possible. The Chicago Tribune has a map that endeavors to track their locations around the Chicago area.
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5 days ago
An exemplary display of Minecraft prowess.
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February 4, 2017, 1pm PST
The city of Chicago intends to soundproof more homes this year than any in the 20-year history of the city's soundproofing program, insulating homes from the noise generated by the city's south side airport.
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December 14, 2016, 5am PST
With some 20,000 vacant lots located around the city, Chicago is expanding the Large Lots Program that allows property owners to buy nearby lots for $1.
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November 18, 2016, 8am PST
The Chicago hub of Megabus operations will be just another stop between Ohio and Texas.
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November 7, 2016, 8am PST
The city wants both public uses to be housed in "eye-catching works of architecture."
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October 25, 2016, 2pm PDT
The Chicago River is attracting some of the city's most creative visions for the future. The second plan in recent months proves the potential of the river as an open space asset.
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October 13, 2016, 2pm PDT
Health care advice can often be given through video or teleconferencing, which saves a great deal of time and money, but most patients still aren't eager to do it.
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October 3, 2016, 7am PDT
Chicago's Englewood neighborhood recently saw the opening of a Whole Foods, Starbucks, and other retailers in a bit of a good news, for a neighborhood that's challenged by low employment and high violence.
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September 29, 2016, 6am PDT
All six bicyclists killed in Chicago this year had something in common: commercial vehicles. Still missing from the discussion: what to do about it.
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September 13, 2016, 11am PDT
The shared street concept is being tested in Chicago, with goals of spurring economic development, allowing new and flexible use of public spaces, and increasing pedestrian safety.
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August 19, 2016, 5am PDT
Chicago Mayor Rah Emanuel and the Metropolitan Planning Council announced the "Our Great Rivers" plan this week.
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August 12, 2016, 6am PDT
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is looking for ways to raise local funds to help secure the federal funds necessary for the CTA's Red-Purple Bypass Project.
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July 28, 2016, 5am PDT
The eagerly anticipated selection of the future site of the Obama Presidential Library has leaked to the press. A formal announcement is expected soon.
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July 27, 2016, 7am PDT
Illinois, Cook County, and city of Chicago officials were disappointed in their first effort to attract FASTLANE funding authorized by the U.S Department Transportation
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June 24, 2016, 12pm PDT
The controversy over whether to located the Lucas Museum Site at a lakefront property in Chicago is no longer ongoing.
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June 21, 2016, 2pm PDT
The city of Waukesha will be able to pump water from the Great Lakes to replace its contaminated local ground water supply. It's the first community outside the Great lakes watershed allowed to divert water under terms of the Great Lakes Compact.
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May 31, 2016, 10am PDT
While a federally-funded network of bike paths is in the works elsewhere in the city, the Major Taylor Trail gets little use from Chicago residents. The main problems are a lack of awareness and the South Side's fearsome reputation.
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May 15, 2016, 2pm PDT
While the cultural authenticity and geographic footprint of Chinatowns around the United States shrink, Chicago's is growing. What can other cities learn from Chicago's model?
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May 13, 2016, 7am PDT
A distressing report on the state of the water supply infrastructure in Illinois reveals the need for better analysis and reporting of water quality.
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