Disability rights advocates applaud CTA’s expansion of tactile bus sign pilotBy Amber Drea | | No Comments
Since launching the program in August 2022 on the #22 Madison Street Route, the agency has installed 1,300 tactile signs at stops along 12 of the city’s bus lines.
Homeless coalition hopes CTA security plan won’t “criminalize” unhoused people on the ‘L’By Amber Drea | | No Comments
"I don't think there's really going to be a decrease in people sleeping on the trains until we have a more systemic solution in place.”
YMEN launches Bike Box to help serve North Lawndale’s transportation needsBy Amber Drea | | No Comments
Robert Welch hopes to accomplish two goals with one program: make bicycles easily accessible for his community and get people’s bodies moving.
Cafe Streets are helping out local businesses in the ‘burbsBy Amber Drea | | No Comments
We checked out the on-street dining scenes in Arlington Heights, Brookfield, Gen Ellyn, Wheaton, St. Charles, Batavia, and Plainfield.
Navigating COVID-19 with a child who has disabilitiesBy Amber Drea | | No Comments
Spending outside is especially important for children with special needs, but crucial for other people to give them space during the pandemic.
Safe and fun stuff to do around Chicago while practicing social distancingBy Amber Drea | | No Comments
Staying safe during the pandemic doesn't mean you have to remain cooped up inside. Here's are some fun natural and cultural destinations in the region.
The slower Pace of suburban transit: It can be difficult to get around the ‘burbs car-freeBy Amber Drea | | No Comments
A bus trip home from the car repair shop wasn't bad, but a suburb-to-suburb transit commute or journey with multiple stops, can be challenging.
What should Chicago do to make the city more accessible for people with disabilities?By Amber Drea | | No Comments
Adam Ballard from the disability rights group Access Living discusses the CTA's ASAP program, helpful new apps, MPC's new accessibility report, and an issue with the new ride-hail tax.
Should the CTA do more to accommodate families with small children in strollers?By Amber Drea | | No Comments
Unlike New York's MTA, the CTA allows unfolded strollers on buses, but there's still room for improvement.