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Streetsblog Chicago took a look at the big projects reshaping the Chicago Transit Authority, on the occasion of the transit system's 70th anniversary.
The Chicago City Council has approved a new budget that includes a new transit funding mechanism that could level the playing field for transit.
The Regional Transportation Authority has been supporting transit oriented development planning processes in suburbs like Bartlett.
November 16, 2017, 1pm PST
Six thousand different maps of Chicago can now be automatically dissected online.
November 16, 2017, 6am PST
Chicago-land bikers and walkers are facing increased danger outside the city's center.
November 13, 2017, 9am PST
A new report from Active Transit Alliance outlines plans to get Chicago buses back up to speed.
November 10, 2017, 8am PST
The new group will challenge the unequal distribution of mobility resources to low-income communities of color.
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 31, 2017, 1pm PDT
Chicago's Mayor Emanuel's proposed tax would be used for the benefit of transit.
October 28, 2017, 5am PDT
A new series from the Chicago Tribune explores the Midwest's complicated relationship with Lake Michigan.
October 20, 2017, 7am PDT
Chicago's Planning Department is putting eight city lots to work as "Stormwater Parks."
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.
October 18, 2017, 11am PDT
It's the day everyone has been waiting for! The 2017 "Rattiest Cities" list has been announced.
October 16, 2017, 2pm PDT
The new 312 RiverRun will connect three parks on a two-mile elevated pedestrian path.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 16, 2017, 5am PDT
The intersection, deadly at times, will lose its slip lanes. Bonus features include a bigger crosswalk and bike boxes.