Chicago

May 30, 2017, 8am PDT
UIC architecture students competed to design improvements for the spaces under Chicago's South Side "Skyway," which carries drivers from the city to and from Northwest Indiana.
Chi.Streetsblog
May 25, 2017, 10am PDT
Signal priority is a way to create faster, more regular bus service by adjusting length of stoplights for buses.
Active Transportation Alliance
May 24, 2017, 2pm PDT
Latino Chicagoans are more likely to live in diverse neighborhoods than whites or blacks do.
Crain's Chicago Business
May 22, 2017, 10am PDT
A new interactive map feature launched by the Chicago Cityscape website maps all the zoning changes up for approval around the city.
Chicago Cityscape
May 17, 2017, 8am PDT
Middle class African Americans are leaving Chicago, and that leaves neighborhoods like the city's South Shore reeling.
Chicago Tribune
May 11, 2017, 7am PDT
Barack Obama supports closing Cornell Drive, a six-lane road next to the future site of the Obama Presidential Center, to automobile access. He cites safety concerns and the need for green space.
Chi.Streetsblog
May 9, 2017, 7am PDT
A planned Bucktown skate park will not be built and many neighbors are celebrating.
DNA Info
May 9, 2017, 5am PDT
In arguments about how to construct transit and infrastructure, the voice of the poverty-stricken cyclist is rarely heard.
Strong Towns
May 8, 2017, 12pm PDT
A Chicago city park, recently redesigned to be more welcoming, could become less so in its final form. Neighbors complaining about "really shady" park visitors are lobbying for a 6-foot fence to be included in the park's multi-million dollar revamp.
DNA Info
May 7, 2017, 5am PDT
Delays and slow financing have kept a Navy Pier flyover grounded, and cyclists are tired of getting hit as they bike around the construction.
The Chicago Reader
May 3, 2017, 1pm PDT
The former president and first lady released a first look at the designs for the future site of the Obama Presidential Presidential Center on the South Side of Chicago.
Chicago Tribune
April 30, 2017, 7am PDT
According to new data released from the real estate website Trulia, Washington, D.C. experienced the largest gain in Black homeownership in the United States over the past 25 years, Chicago had the biggest expansion of Latino homeownership.
DCist
April 30, 2017, 5am PDT
Rising rents and low income residents have made this South Side neighborhood a locus for evictions and forced moves.
Chicago Reader
April 29, 2017, 7am PDT
On Chicago's massive south side, fixing transit means working on more than just CTA trains.
South Side Weekly
April 28, 2017, 12pm PDT
NYU study finds 30% decrease in use of disposable bags since the city of Chicago implemented a seven-cent tax on them.
Next City
April 28, 2017, 6am PDT
Lyft's shuttle service runs along a pre-determined route during peak commuting times and you can pay for it with your Lyft app.
The Ringer
April 27, 2017, 5am PDT
An art instillation of colorful LED lights hanging under the L on Wabash looks to grow.
Curbed
April 23, 2017, 1pm PDT
Chicago City Council is moving to close a loop hole in its gun control laws which forbid guns in bars, but do not cover party buses.
DNA Info
April 21, 2017, 2pm PDT
Chicago Cubs fans looking to bask in the glory of the team's first World Series victory since 1908 will find a new public plaza and lawn next to the stadium. The plaza will be open to the public on non-baseball days too.
Chi.Streetsblog
April 13, 2017, 10am PDT
In Chicago, food trucks are disappearing and some blame the city’s stepped up enforcement of regulations and fines.
Chicago Reader