2019 was a year of new beginnings in Chicago, and transportation was no exception.
The year in review in federal—and local—transportation news.
The Trump administration still threatens sustainable infrastructure, but 2017 brought improvements to Chicago’s streets, transit hubs, and bikeways.
A new Chicago law requiring vehicle side guards and safety mirrors will help prevent future tragedies.
Bystanders say drunk driver Ryne San Hamel exaggerated his efforts to help the dying cyclist.
Judge William Hooks cited the defendant’s “remorse” for the crime, but the victim’s loved ones say that claim rings false.
It’s important to reduce traffic crashes, but homicides are a more urgent problem.
Equity became an increasingly important concern for decision makers and activists.
When motorists kill people they need to be held accountable.
Cruz’s mother and a man who says he’s Cruz’s son have both filed suits; the driver is still at large.
In Canada’s largest city, bike lanes are as plentiful as poutine.
The gear can save lives by preventing cyclists from falling under the wheels.
Weeks after a hit-and-run crash involving a local company’s van, the case is still open.
In the past 30 days in Chicago, two bicyclists died and at least 11 were injured.
In exclusive interviews Reader, two eyewitnesses say the bus driver who struck Blaine Klingenberg is at least partly to blame for the collision.