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
Earlier this year, a police officer went on a routine visit to York University in Toronto to advise young women on safety. His tip? Women should avoid dressing like sluts to avoid sexual assault.His comments sparked a global protest movement called "SlutWalk." From Canada to the U.S.
All this week, WBEZ is looking at Rahm Emanuel’s first 100 days as Chicago mayor.One of Emanuel’s pledges is to push for the creation of the city’s first bus-rapid-transit line. The idea behind BRT is to deliver the benefits of rail at a fraction of the cost.
Because of the growing crisis at Japan’s Fukushima power plant, we’ve spent the past week discussing nuclear energy around the globe. Today we conclude with a look at Africa. Many African nations have long struggled to find reliable energy sources.