Pace Bus’s paratransit service, a lifeline to elderly and disabled people who rely on public transportation, has had to overcome significant difficulties to access its riders.“In the city, and in a number of the suburbs, too, we're running into a lot of issues as far as vehicles being ab
The Chicago Transit Authority is considering several options for how to modernize its century-old Red and Purple Lines on Chicago’s North Side and in Evanston, and this week officials revealed that some of those options would involve closing stations.
Chinatown residents are inching closer to winning some city resources that they’ve lobbied for during the last several years. Chicago’s City Council allocated funding in September for a new field house to replace one that was torn down nearly 50 years ago.
Social service agencies in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood had a chance to put their questions to ten candidates for 46th Ward alderman on Wednesday. The office has been occupied for the last 24 years by Alderman Helen Shiller, who announced in August that she would not seek a seventh term.
While city and business leaders will roll out the red carpet for Chinese President Hu Jintao for his arrival this afternoon, others are mounting a less welcoming reception. Protesters from the ranks of democracy and human rights activists, adherents to the banned Falun Gong religion, and