Want Wifi Or A Cup Holder On Your Train? Metra Taking Survey For Input On Rail Car UpgradesMetra is buying hundreds of new rail cars and wants passengers to weigh in on what amenities they'd like to see in them, from cup holders to power outlets, tray tables or wifi.
Female CEOs are competitively paid, but greatly outnumberedOf the companies included in the survey, only 19 were run by women. Plus, there is not a single woman on the overall list of the top 20 most highly paid CEOs.
Study: Underserved Communities Get Few Resources From Park District"The Chicago Park District is investing the least in the communities that need it the most."
Transportation Survey Wants Views Of Motorists, CommutersThe survey seeks feedback on topics including snow-and-ice removal, commuting habits and driving behavior.
Study: Most U.S. Adults Have Not Gotten A Flu Shot For This SeasonThe mild season is a dramatic shift from the previous flu season, which was the deadliest in decades, with more than 80,000 flu-related deaths in the United States.
Aurora, Elgin Named Best Cities To Go Trick-Or-Treating"Illinois has three cities in our top 10. In fact, the whole Midwest around Illinois is pretty good when it comes to trick-or-treating."
10 Great Places For Combining Work And PlayChicago makes the list for the chance to checkout world-class art in the city's museums, its famed food offerings and notable outdoor activities.
Do Know Your Chicago Landmarks? Windy City Gets A 'B' In Recent SurveyChicago was tied with Boston for 3rd place in a study of 10 major cities, when it comes to how well people know their hometown’s iconic landmarks.
No Surprise, According To Data, Americans Really Like DonutsPostmates, America's most popular universal delivery app, partnered with data scientists at at NationalToday.com to ask 1,000 Americans about their donut-eating habits.
More Than Half Of Working Americans Do Not Use All Vacation Days, Survey FindsA new survey finds more than half of Americans said they do not plan to take all the vacation time they have coming to them this year.
Poll: 2016 Presidential Race Caused 7 Percent Of Voters To Lose FriendsA new survey from Monmouth University shows that seven percent of voters have lost or ended friendships over the 2016 Presidential Race.
Study: 29 Percent Of Illinois Residents Are ObeseA new state-by-state study has found Illinois just about in the middle of the pack when it comes to the percentage of the population that's obese.
Survey: Most Chicagoans Reluctant To Disconnect From Their PhoneAccording to a Bank of America survey, 73 percent of Chicago residents sleep with their smartphones, and 30 percent have fallen asleep with their phone in their hand. In addition, 38 percent said it’s the first thing they reach for in the morning, and 58 percent check their phone at least once an hour.
With Poll, Obama Foundation Hints At Library's Likely SiteThe foundation developing Barack Obama's future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign to date that the library likely will go to the University of Chicago.