Study: Short-Haul Travelers Opting For Buses, Trains To Use Electronic DevicesAn annual study by DePaul University has found people’s reliance on tablet computers, smart phones and other electronic devices might be driving travelers to buses and trains for short trips instead of airplanes.
UNO Touts Study Showing Charter Students Outperform PeersThe United Neighborhood Organization was hailing a new study it claimed shows that UNO charter schools are doing a great job educating low-income students.
Study: Using Hands-Free Devices Still Dangerous For DriversThe new study – the most comprehensive of its kind – has found using hands-free and voice-activated devices while driving actually is more dangerous than talking on a hand-held cell phone.
Environmental Groups Tout Financial Benefits Of Cleaning Up, Improving Chicago River“Water quality makes a tremendous difference in how we can interact with the river, but also provides us jobs; it provides us business revenue," said Friends of the Chicago River executive director Margaret Frisbie.
Study: 20 To 30 Percent Of CPS Students Rarely Use Technology In SchoolA new study commissioned by the University of Chicago paints a disappointing picture of technology use among public school students in Chicago.
Study: School Closings Won't Help CPS StudentsA study by Chicago area university professors has found, if history is any guide, the Chicago Public Schools’ plan to close 53 schools will fail when all is said and done.
Study: Today's Women Larger Because They Don't Do As Much HouseworkCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports for some women, the study itself has their hearts pumping.
Study Urges $2B In Annual Spending To Improve Local Mass TransitA new study by DePaul University advises at least $2 billion a year in spending is needed for the Chicago area’s mass transit system, to avoid a meltdown of the aging network.
Teachers Union: CPS School Closing Policy Amounts To 'Educational Apartheid'The Chicago Teachers Union accused the Chicago Public Schools system of “educational apartheid” on Friday.
Gary Called Most 'Under-Policed' City In NationA new study concludes that Gary, Ind., is the most under-policed city in the country.
Recent Breast Cancer Study Giving New Hope To Doctors, PatientsA recent breakthrough could change the way doctors treat breast cancer.
Report: United Airlines Ranks Dead Last For On-Time PerformanceUnited Airlines ranks dead last in a U.S. Department of Transportation analysis of on-time performance for the month of July, according to a published report.
Report: Many Suburbs Are Hospitable For Commuters Without CarsA new report says many suburbs are transit-friendly – that is, hospitable for those who are not traveling with a car.
Study: Girls As Young As 6 Are Thinking Of Selves As Sex ObjectsA new study by Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., indicates that girls as young as 6 are beginning to think of themselves a sex objects.
Study: Chicago Sports Program Cut Violent Crime, Boosted School AttendanceArrests for violent crime plunged and school attendance improved among troubled Chicago teenagers in a program that combines counseling with Olympic sports like archery and judo, according to a University of Chicago study released Friday.