Biden’s $2T infrastructure package would dramatically beef up funding for transit, vehicle electrification, and Amtrak.
Lakeview residents fear the transit-oriented development replacing the shuttered Treasure Island supermarket will create a parking crunch. Here’s why they’re wrong.
A former student goes back to visit.
The Metropolitan Planning Council unveils a strategic response to its own “cost of segregation” report
A challenge to the age-old custom of aldermanic prerogative finds a champion in a luxury developer pushing a building with affordable housing.
Making it easier for people to get to jobs, schools, and health care could save society a ton of money.
Benefits of increased cooperation could include fare integration and an alternative to the costly Red Line expansion.
Heartbreak, trauma, economics, and the CTA’s new prevention effort
The new “Blueprint for Autonomous Urbanism” seeks to ensure self-driving vehicles do cities more good than harm.
Development in Chicago often drives out longtime residents. Now it’s threatening a different kind of resident: a beloved cultural institution.
Also, the Obama library spurs residential real estate development in South Shore.
Also, Jesus “Chuy” Garcia suggests that Mayor Rahm Emanuel is using the sanctuary city issue to win Latino votes.
The Metropolitan Planning Council tries to stir policy makers into targeting segregation by showing how white people suffer from it too.
Transit and biking could lose funding, but some say Trump’s infrastructure plan has merit.
Putting transportation revenue in a “lockbox” could make it harder to fund future travel modes.