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How to access Black history landmarks on the South Side via transit

Ventra provided a list of Black history landmarks, mostly on or near King Drive on the South Side, with directions on how to reach them by CTA or Metra.

February 20, 2024

The removal of curb protection from the Doty bike lanes in Ald. Anthony Beale’s 9th Ward really gets our goat

Was the potentially livesaving infrastructure removed due to drainage issues, as CDOT told us, or for some other reason?

February 14, 2024

Hit-and-run pickup driver struck and killed Jiekun Xu, 68, on Pulaski Road where traffic deaths are common

Jiekun Xu was the fourth pedestrian or bike rider fatally struck on Chicago's Pulaski Road in less than a year.

February 10, 2024

“No one bikes in Chicago during the winter!” Part Three: Nice turnout for Divvy, every day

Divvy data shows thousands of rides were taken on most days in January.

February 9, 2024

“(Don’t) Light Up or Leave Me Alone”: Thoughts on the CTA’s reported success fighting smoking

It's encouraging that roughly 50 percent more tickets were issued for smoking in 2023 than in previous years, but what else should be done?

February 8, 2024