The state of Illinois Saturday awarded grants totaling $16.5 million to 46 park and playground projects statewide, including 29 in the six-county region.
The city’s nine speed-sensing cameras have captured more than 200,000 violations in the first 40 days of the program, the city said Friday.
The city on Friday announced the 50 zones around parks and schools which will be equipped with automated speed enforcement (ASE) cameras this year, part of the Children’s Safety Zone Program to increase safety, reduce speeding and fund critical safety programs.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel hopes to keep gunslingers away from public schools, buses and Safe Passage Program routes by creating a city ordinance with stiff fines for weapon offenses.
The Emanuel administration has committed $750,000 in leftover NATO Summit funds to offer more nighttime events at city parks this summer.
Seventeen Chicago-area park expansion and acquisition projects are getting funding through a federal-state grants.
A $6.5 million combination of NATO legacy and Chicago Park District capital funds will be invested in neighborhood and transformative park projects across the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Saturday.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to make Chicago one of the digital capitals of the country.
Leadfoots look out, speed cameras are coming to Chicago this summer.
Mayor Richard M. Daley had his Millennium Park, now Mayor Rahm Emanuel has his own plan to beautify the city with public space by investing $290 million in hundreds of parks over the next five years, including the long-delayed Bloomingdale Trail on the Northwest Side.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks might have run into a minor roadblock.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing the City of Chicago to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks.
Elmhurst, Chi-town’s suburban cousin to the West, is a fun place for day tripping year round. Here’s a list of all the things you can do in Elmhurst year-round, no matter what type of weather Mother Nature offers up!
State lawmakers have approved legislation to allow the city of Chicago to use cameras to catch speeders near city schools and parks.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday introduced plans for a new park on the city’s Near West Side, and four upgrades to parks on each side of the city.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposed speed camera legislation is on the radar in Springfield, and passed one hurdle Monday.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that he’s pushing for state lawmakers to allow the city to use its red light cameras to catch speeding drivers near schools and parks.
This is PARK(ing) Day, a worldwide effort to turn some street parking spaces into temporary parks in order to reclaim public space.
An eclectic combination of historical and hip sets the South Loop neighborhood apart from its fellows. The once barely inhabited industrial section of the city is now densely populated with a vibrant, young community of professionals, students and families.
‘Bienvenidos’ to Little Village, a West Side neighborhood offering visitors a gateway into authentic Mexican culture with a family-friendly twist. It all begins west of California Ave. at 26th Street.