Metra orders battery-powered trains, gets funding for new bilevel passenger cars
As Metra's board authorized the purchase of eight battery-powered Stadler train sets, the FTA announced the railroad will get $100M to purchase 50 bi-level rail cars.
Good karma for a pickup truck driver: Motorist helps save an endangered Green Line 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.
Map: Ventra suggests Black history landmarks on the South Side you can visit by transit
Ventra provided a list of African-American historical sites, mostly on or near King Drive, and not far from the Green Line. Streetsblog created an interactive map to help you find them.
DeKalb’s bus ridership to Metra’s Elburn station is booming. Could the UP-W Line be expanded to NIU?
The shuttle's success shows lower fares and more frequent service can grow ridership in the post-pandemic era.
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?
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.
“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.