Chicago Department Of Transportation
For the second time in as many days, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has softened his stance on a controversial issue.
After listening to a full day of testimony, a city hearing officer has told anti-war protesters planning a major rally during the NATO summit in May that he will have a decision by later this week on their appeal of the city’s denial of their preferred march route.
The city of Chicago has rejected a request by anti-war protesters to march through downtown Chicago on May 20, the first day of the NATO summit.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not happy with a rogue recycling firm that put up trash and recycling bins on city streets without proper permits; and the mayor’s especially unhappy with Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1st), whose name and face adorn the cans.
It’s one of the oldest no-no’s in politics: no campaign signs on public property. In this case, an alderman putting out trash cans and recycling bins in his ward, with his picture on them, while running for ward committeeman.
February is usually prime time for potholes, but the Chicago Department of Transportation said Wednesday that it has all but eliminated the backlog of pothole repair requests dating back three months.
If you drive, take a bus or even just walk down the Magnificent Mile, you’ll notice a big difference through mid-November.
The city of Chicago plans to begin offering 3,000 bicycles to rent from 300 stations by next summer, under a bike sharing program announced on Wednesday.
It’s not hard to find cracked, broken and crumbling sidewalks in Chicago. Just about every neighborhood has problem and sometimes dangerous sidewalks and it’s likely to get worse with budget cutbacks threatened by the mayor.
The City of Chicago is about to unleash the “pothole killer,” in a piece of good news for motorists fed up with flat tires and bent rims.
Chicago is boosting its bike-friendly reputation by giving riders more protection.
How many city workers does it take to change a light bulb? Sounds like a joke right? But it’s not funny when it’s our tax dollars being wasted.
Motorists trying to get to the Kennedy Expressway from the Magnificent Mile will face some frustration this month, as a resurfacing project narrows Ontario Street to two lanes.
With the weather cooperating at last, thousands of people biked to work this morning, as part of the annual city Bike to Work Rally.
Three months into its latest phase, the City of Chicago says the massive Wacker Drive reconstruction project is on schedule and within budget.
A new study shows thousands of bicyclists travel Chicago streets every weekday – in one case making up nearly 22 percent of the traffic on a September day.
The city’s pothole repair season is underway, and with 3,800 miles of streets to look after, crews are expected to be busy for the next couple of months.
Your ride into 2011 may be a little bumpy in the Chicago area, all because of the warmer weather we’re getting today and tomorrow.
CHICAGO (STMW) – Work resumes Jan. 3 on the Upper and Lower Wacker Drive reconstruction. Upper Wacker Drive will be closed between Randolph and Washington, and Lower Wacker Drive will be open to local traffic […]
A response to 2 Investigators report on how, in some neighborhoods, entire blocks of streetlights have been knocked out.