The CTA has set May 19 as the date it will shut down the south branch of the Red Line, between Roosevelt and 95th. But it is hoping to keep riders by offering many of them free rides.
It’s not exactly a clean sweep of the board that runs the County’s Health and Hospitals System, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is hoping to win Board approval for an overhaul of that panel.
Plans for a major redesign at Navy Pier are moving forward, and over the next couple of days, teams of architects will present their plans.
The Richard J. Daley Bicentennial Plaza in the northeast corner of Grant Park is about to get a facelift.
Gov. Pat Quinn has overhauled the board that oversees the state’s prepaid college tuition program.
A proposal to do away with Illinois’ workers’ compensation system has passed a house committee.
A city planning group is recommending some major changes to Navy Pier, including a new, year-round Ferris wheel and a new family attraction to replace the Chicago Children’s Museum.