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After the accident: Metra and pedestrian fatalities
Sep. 30, 2014
One listener’s loss raised the question of whether the commuter rail agency's investigations are thorough enough.
Passing through: Union Station as Amish transit hub
Jul. 7, 2014
The nexus of rail lines provides an opportunity to meet our regional neighbors.
Why ridesharing drives cabbies crazy
Jun. 5, 2014
As Chicago moves to legalize ridesharing, the question remains: Should they follow the same rules of the road as taxis? WBEZ spent a day with a cabbie, and a night with a rideshare driver to find out.
Illinois' red light on Sunday car sales
May. 5, 2014
The state doesn’t mind Sunday drivers. Here’s why it doesn’t want Sunday car buyers.
New rules of the road possible for Chicago pedicab drivers
Apr. 30, 2014
The Chicago City Council is set to vote on regulations for the Chicago pedicab industry today.
Is procrastination really a problem?
Apr. 14, 2014
With tax day looming, we tackle the procrastination problem...or is it a problem? Plus, Malian musical guest Sidi Touré.
Chicago to Mexico, by bus
Feb. 21, 2014
Chicago is connected to a world of small Mexican towns. Linda Lutton used to live in Mexico, and has taken the 2,000-mile trip nearly a dozen times to and from Zamora, Michoacán.
To code or not to code
Dec. 20, 2013
Wired editor Brendan Koerner and tech writer Jathan Sadowski debate the merits of teaching computer science in public school. We examine Americans' shifting belief in a higher power. And, Vic Miguel & Friends bring their ukes down to Studio 6.
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