How a Chicago Pick-Up Driver Miraculously Saved A Transit Rider From Serious Injury
It was chicken soup for the sustainable transportation reporter's soul to hear of a quick-thinking motorist protecting a CTA user from grievous harm.
Chicago takes steps to help ensure free New Years Eve transit service won’t be terrible again this year
The grassroots transit advocacy group Commuters Take Action says they're "cautiously optimistic" about the CTA's NYE plan.
Distracted Off-Duty Cop Jumped Curb and Killed Chicago Woman On Sidewalk
It's infuriating that a person who was entrusted to help keep the public safe was reckless enough to take her eyes off the road while driving to pick up a phone, with tragic consequences.
Chicago’s First-Ever City Civics Day Encourages Engagement and Activism
Streetsblog attended the breakout session "How to create active, sustainable, safe streets."
Historian Sherman ‘Dilla’ Thomas: The More Chicago Improves Its Transit, the Better Life on the South and West Sides Will Be
Thomas made his remarks at the Ventra electronic fare payment system's 10 year anniversary celebration.
Parking Spots are Turned into People Space as a Chicago Garage Becomes an Apartment Complex
The adaptive reuse of a 1920s parking garage at 3121 N. Broadway transformed it into new housing close to the 'L' and the Lakefront Trail.
Check Out This Neat Map of Chicago’s Upcoming Bike Lanes
Chi Hack Night volunteer Sean MacMullan geocoded Chicago Department of Transportation bike network data and created the nifty map.
Chicago’s Downtown NASCAR Race Glorified Drivers, Ignored the Needs of Others
The Chicago and Illinois transportation departments, and the Chicago Park District, have gone out of their way to minimize the effect the race will have on local drivers, largely ignoring people on foot, bikes, and transit.