The Morning Shift gets down to brass tacks on TIFs that may be used for improvements a Navy Pier and McCormick Place. And as the south branch of the Red Line shuts down for the summer, CTA is on hand to answer questions.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is announced a multi-million dollar renovation plan Thursday that includes remodeling Navy Pier and building a 10,000-seat basketball arena near McCormick Place that would be the home court of DePaul University's basketball teams.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration has decided to channel more than $7.3 million in tax increment financing toward a “bus rapid transit” line downtown, according to transportation and economic-development officials.The money will combine with an announced $24.6 m
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