The housing crisis decimated communities near the University of Chicago, now the school and other organizations are trying to stabilize them.
After working together to shut down a pair of coal plants, three grassroots organizations no longer see exactly eye to eye on the best way forward for their community.
Fat Daddy's, Fat Sam's, Fat Tony's, Fat Ricky's, Fat Boys, Fatty Magoo's... what's behind this celebration of big-bonedness?
A growing class of cargo vans enables smarter intersection design.
An analysis of roadway suffixes in six major U.S. cities reveals differences rooted in history.
Steve Buchtel pitched the 26-mile Cal-Sag Trail, which will stitch together disparate suburbs of Chicago, as offering benefits beyond recreation.
These immense sky divots are the result of human activity.
"Urban Gridded Dogtags" take cartographic bling to the next level.
Joseph Boardman on federal funding, long-distance routes, and operating "as a business."
They increase foot traffic, attention, and in some cases, spending.
What we've learned from our 9-month series on tomorrow's urban mobility.
A new report ranks U.S. metros based on how many jobs residents can access by transit during the morning rush.
Examining swelling urban borders over the past 100 years.
This time around, they might actually work.
In every urban demographic group in our State of City poll, the majority commuted by car.
Using "lean" concepts, urban mobility can evolve as rapidly as iPhone apps.
The growing popularity of bike-share represents a shift toward embracing shared-transport networks. But there's a much larger picture to consider.
Two words: balanced transportation.
If Chicago sees Donald Trump as a threat, does that mean it takes its architecture too seriously?