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How Jane Byrne changed the face of Chicago politics
Nov. 17, 2014
Ald. Ameya Pawar talks about his efforts to bring back the CTA No. 11 bus. Plus, we hear music from The Appleseed Collective. And, we remember the life and legacy of former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne.
CTA physics: Why buses arrive in bunches
Oct. 15, 2014
A visual explainer: Why multiple buses arrive at the same stop at the same time, and why the fixes are almost as frustrating as the problem.
Meet the CTA's conductor of kindness
Jul. 9, 2014
For 36 years, Michael Powell’s friendly quips comforted commuters. Turns out, he needed comfort, too.
CTA revisions creates debate in Chicago's transportation system
Jun. 27, 2014
We talk about the many modes of transit with the head of Chicago's Department of Transportation. And we look at whether bike lanes should be expanded. Then later, we chat with the director of the new documentary, The Internet's Own Boy.
Morning Shift: The state of diversity on stage and screen
Apr. 30, 2014
We look at new efforts aimed at bringing diversity into comedy. Plus, Governor Quinn selects new director for DCFS. And, a little reclaimed soul.
The awkward comedy of Craigslist
Apr. 18, 2014
We revisit the struggles of a small Indiana town through the eyes of it's not-so-great basketball team. Also, turning Craigslist posts into comedy.
The soulful sounds of Brazil's Luisa Maita
Apr. 4, 2014
We get a preview of the Cubs home opener from our WBEZ sports contributor Cheryl Raye-Stout. Plus, we bring you live music from Brazilian chanteuse Luisa Maita.
Leaked video appears to show Blue Line train derailment
Mar. 26, 2014
A video appearing to show Monday's Blue Line train crash surfaced late Tuesday, though the identity of the poster is unknown.
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