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CN May 11 2017

  When Mayor Richard J. Daley opened the new el line in the Dan Ryan Expressway median in September 1969, he promised the 95th station wouldn’t be the end of the line for long. The line would soon reach all the … Continue reading

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CN September 15 2016

We take a step back today to attempt a look at the big picture. And our guide is Daniel Kay Hertz, proprietor of the City Notes blog.  What are the big problems facing Chicago to which we’re not paying attention? … Continue reading

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CN August 21, 2014

  Has Rahm Emanuel distinguished himself as the Transportation Mayor? Has he shown he knows how to shake money out of the Washington money trees? “He has,” says Tribune Getting Around transportation reporter Jon Hikevitch, “But he’s been fortunate, too. … Continue reading

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CN June 20, 2013

If you’re a Metra rider and you think service quality has been declining , you’re not wrong. That’s the view of the Tribune’s transportation writer Jon Hilkevitch, who sat down with us for a one-on-one interview this week – and … Continue reading

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CN March 14, 2013

We have a new pope. But big changes may be coming to the Chicago Archdiocese, too, since Cardinal George has submitted his resignation and Pope Francis has the option to replace him. And any New Cardinal will face daunting challenges. … Continue reading

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