Igor Studenkov Recent Posts STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Gary, Ind. Considers Switch to All-Electric Buses By Igor Studenkov | Jan 19, 2022 | No Comments GPTC bought four electric buses that are expected to be delivered by late spring/early summer. They will primarily be used on the Broadway, one of Gary’s main commercial thoroughfares. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Chicago Calls For Reduced Fares and Better Bus Service By Igor Studenkov | Oct 27, 2021 | No Comments The CTA‘s 2022 budget calls for the system's biggest fare chance since 2013, slashing all pass prices and getting riding of the 25-cent charge for the first transfer. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO How COVID Impacts Transit Workers in CHI By Igor Studenkov | Mar 2, 2021 | No Comments During the COVID-19 pandemic, at least 1,874 Chicago area transit workers tested positive for the disease, at least 14 had to be hospitalized and at least 14 passed away. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Covid Forces Big Service Cuts to Small Transit Agencies By Igor Studenkov | Aug 14, 2020 | No Comments How an outbreak of coronavirus among Michigan City, Indiana, bus drivers hobbled local transit service. STREETSBLOG CHICAGO Do More People Need Demand-Responsive Transit? By Igor Studenkov | Jul 21, 2020 | No Comments A recent study by UIC’s Urban Transportation Center looked at how those networks work in practice.