History suggests a Victorian-era prejudice against commercial traffic in Chicago parkways lurks behind a ban against pickup trucks on Lake Shore Drive. Should truck owners worry? And, where can they park, anyway?
The Chicago-area's commuter rail agency is installing hundreds of portable, easy-to-use defibrillators on all of its trains.Metra is only the second major metropolitan transit agency in the country to make the machines available for use in the event a passenger suffers a cardiac arrest.In 2009,
Police issued 60 citations in the first weekend of a crackdown on people who park illegally in disability spaces — and they're not done yet.Secretary of State Jesse White said in a statement Monday the enforcement effort will continue throughout the holiday season at shopping malls statewi
A new plan for bus-only lanes could make Ashland and Western avenue buses almost as fast as CTA Red Line trains. But local business owners are worried about adding traffic congestion and losing street parking.