The Thorndale El train stop in Chicago officially closes for renovations Friday night for about six weeks. It’s part of an $86 million project to fix some of the worst stops on the Red Line.Thorndale will be the third Red Line station out of seven to get a makeover.
If Chicago streets are messing with our directional skills, can historians come to the rescue? Curious City takes on a question posed by Mark Sheldon about why Chicago's sensible numbered streets system doesn't extend to the North.
In the last few years, the city of Evanston has tried to make it easier for pedestrians to cross at Sheridan Road. Claire Zulkey has some ideas for how the city could make that intersection even safer.