Illinois

17 hours ago
Streetsblog Chicago took a look at the big projects reshaping the Chicago Transit Authority, on the occasion of the transit system's 70th anniversary.
Streetsblog Chicago
Yesterday
The Chicago City Council has approved a new budget that includes a new transit funding mechanism that could level the playing field for transit.
Streetsblog Chicago
Yesterday
The Regional Transportation Authority has been supporting transit oriented development planning processes in suburbs like Bartlett.
Chicago Tribune
November 16, 2017, 1pm PST
Six thousand different maps of Chicago can now be automatically dissected online.
Chicago Cityscape
November 16, 2017, 6am PST
Chicago-land bikers and walkers are facing increased danger outside the city's center.
Daily Herald
November 13, 2017, 9am PST
A new report from Active Transit Alliance outlines plans to get Chicago buses back up to speed.
Streetsblog Chicago
November 10, 2017, 8am PST
The new group will challenge the unequal distribution of mobility resources to low-income communities of color.
Chi.Streetsblog
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.
Chicago Tribune
October 31, 2017, 1pm PDT
Chicago's Mayor Emanuel's proposed tax would be used for the benefit of transit.
The Washington Post
October 28, 2017, 5am PDT
A new series from the Chicago Tribune explores the Midwest's complicated relationship with Lake Michigan.
Chicago Tribune
October 20, 2017, 7am PDT
Chicago's Planning Department is putting eight city lots to work as "Stormwater Parks."
Chicago Cityscape
October 18, 2017, 1pm PDT
The city of Chicago is already taxing rides with transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft. Now mayor Rahm Emanual wants to raise those fees and spend the extra money on transit projects.
DNAinfo Chicago
October 18, 2017, 11am PDT
It's the day everyone has been waiting for! The 2017 "Rattiest Cities" list has been announced.
The Washington Post
October 16, 2017, 2pm PDT
The new 312 RiverRun will connect three parks on a two-mile elevated pedestrian path.
DNAinfo Chicago
October 14, 2017, 7am PDT
Chicago trains and buses have long had dark cloth coverings, which can hide liquids and make for unpleasant experiences for riders.
Reader
October 13, 2017, 11am PDT
As the former president seeks to distinguish the Obama Presidential Center from for-profit development, many locals still want to see a binding community benefits agreement.
CityLab
October 2, 2017, 2pm PDT
Construction on Chicago's Lakefront Trail, which stretches from south of the city's downtown up to the North Side, will involve many updates and changes.
Streetsblog Chicago
September 28, 2017, 11am PDT
Chicago's 606 has proven popular among pedestrians, but the rise in property values near the amentity has made some feel unwelcome near the trail. Closing a stretch of the trail for a $200-a-plate dinner only makes that worse.
Streetsblog Chicago
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.
Chicago Tribune
September 16, 2017, 5am PDT
The intersection, deadly at times, will lose its slip lanes. Bonus features include a bigger crosswalk and bike boxes.
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