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Searching for Chicago’s cable car tunnels
Jun. 14, 2013
Chicago was once home to the world’s largest and most profitable network of cable cars. With some help from Forgotten Chicago, we go looking for the system’s built remnants.
Chicago bike share delayed
Jun. 12, 2013
The new bike share was supposed to debut Friday, capping off Bike to Work Week. But a late shipment of parts is pushing back plans.
How the Dan Ryan changed the South Side
Jun. 4, 2013
It’s almost difficult to imagine Chicago’s South Side without the highway line drawn through its midsection. Why did it land there, and did it create or just reinforce a racial divide?
DePaul study: End FAA ban
May. 22, 2013
Study finds e-reader and tablet usage up on airplanes, calls for end to FAA electronics ban.
Bus rapid transit to ‘maximize potential’ of Ashland Avenue
Apr. 19, 2013
Chicago officials say the project’s first phase would transform 5.3 miles of the congested artery for about $50 million.
With no rules of the road, Chicago’s pedicabs thrive
Apr. 9, 2013
With warm weather on the way, pedicabs are taking over Chicago’s streets again. It’s not just the flat terrain and lazy tourists. Unlike other major cities, Chicago has no ordinance regulating pedicabs.
MPC Roundtable – Bus Rapid Transit on a Roll in Chicago
Mar. 1, 2013
Learn how Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) will make the most of Chicago's existing street infrastructure to better connect people to neighborhoods and destinations across the city.
Englewood seeks concessions in rail yard deal
Feb. 28, 2013
Norfolk Southern is seeking city land in its expansion of a South Side rail yard. Englewood residents now want the city to join any land deal to reduction in diesel fumes and other mitigations
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