State Awards 46 Grants For Parks And Playground Projects Across IllinoisThe state of Illinois Saturday awarded grants totaling $16.5 million to 46 park and playground projects statewide, including 29 in the six-county region.
Caught On Camera: City Issues Over 200,000 Speed WarningsThe 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.
City Releases List Of Speed Zone CamerasThe 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 Seeks Big Fines For Gun Offenses Near SchoolsMayor 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.
City To Use Leftover NATO Funds To Expand Summer Programs At ParksThe Emanuel administration has committed $750,000 in leftover NATO Summit funds to offer more nighttime events at city parks this summer.
17 Chicago-Area Park Projects Get Federal FundingSeventeen Chicago-area park expansion and acquisition projects are getting funding through a federal-state grants.
Unused NATO Summit Funds To Go Toward City Parks 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.
Wireless Internet Access Coming To Chicago ParksMayor Rahm Emanuel wants to make Chicago one of the digital capitals of the country.