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Are Chicago's yellow lights unsafe? Unfair?
Oct. 17, 2014
The city faces criticism for issuing red light camera tickets at intersections where yellow lights fall slightly short of the city’s 3-second policy. And many traffic engineers say the lights should be even longer.
Big bark, small bite for speed cameras so far
Jan. 9, 2014
Chicago’s growing network of speed cameras have issued nearly 574,000 warnings. But they’ve brought in just a fraction of the cash City Hall expected.
Will Chicago scale back its 'bus rapid transit' plan?
Dec. 20, 2013
After wrapping up a public-comment period, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration faces tough choices.
Six tunnels lurking below Chicago's Loop
Jun. 20, 2013
Ever wanted to peel back Chicago’s streets and take a peek underground? At the request of one Curious Citizen, we did just that.
Where, exactly, are Chicago’s sidewalk cafes?
May. 29, 2013
Here’s why the outdoor eating oases thrive on the North Side, not on the South and West Sides.
Bus rapid transit to ‘maximize potential’ of Ashland Avenue
Apr. 19, 2013
Chicago officials say the project’s first phase would transform 5.3 miles of the congested artery for about $50 million.
City planners push boldest bus rapid transit option
Jan. 28, 2013
The design favored by top Chicago staffers would preserve parking on both sides of Ashland Avenue but eliminate two traffic lanes.
Bus rapid transit for Ashland, Western starts to take shape
Oct. 17, 2012
Officials clarify options for “bus rapid transit” along a 21-mile stretch linking Howard and 95th streets.
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