Red Line Train

CTA Offering Free Rides To Commuters Inconvenienced By Red Line Overhaul

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.


Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle

Preckwinkle Plans Overhaul Of County Hospital Board

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.

WBBM Newsradio–06/19/2012

Navy Pier

Competing Plans To Be Unveiled For Sweeping Navy Pier Overhaul

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.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Daley Bicentennial Plaza

Big Plans For Grant Park’s Daley Bicentennial Plaza

The Richard J. Daley Bicentennial Plaza in the northeast corner of Grant Park is about to get a facelift.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Overhauls Board For State’s Prepaid College Tuition Program

Gov. Pat Quinn has overhauled the board that oversees the state’s prepaid college tuition program.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

Illinois State Capitol

State Workers’ Comp Overhaul Advances

A proposal to do away with Illinois’ workers’ compensation system has passed a house committee.

WBBM Newsradio–04/07/2011

Navy Pier

Report Calls For Overhaul At Navy Pier

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.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2010