If displacement is kept in check, there are great social benefits to reducing household transportation costs.
The method recently worked in an experiment that analyzed Chicago crime, but privacy questions abound.
BRT plays to the advantages of density, allows transit to thrive, and connects people to jobs.
Antimicrobial elbow patches, jackets with high collars, pole gloves — it's all here.
It's always going to be hard to fill gaps, but locating them is a key first step.
Comparing the Motor City's manufacturing woes to the rest of the region.
The village of Long Grove considers privatizing its public streets.
As bicycling gains in popularity, more cities will have to confront the question.
Homicides in Chicago are way down.
The very public mourning of another lost season.
Yet it's being hailed as a victory for transit-oriented development.
California is on its way, and the Midwest, the Northeast Corridor, and Texas all have plans of their own.
Experts are divided over a law currently being considered by the Illinois State Legislature.
What could be more useless than raw homicide numbers from over a year ago?
Behold the Sears Tower deconstructed into flaccid tubes, a Mies van der Rohe building sunk in Lake Michigan, and other incredible concepts.
Double the fines for bikers that break traffic laws ... and the drivers that door them.
A Houston nonprofit wants to test the theory that a fully armed neighborhood is a safer one.
An old-fashioned battle over civic character.
The photographs are great; the story is even better.