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The city has settled a massive lawsuit with more than a million drivers and will partially reimburse those tickets. Here’s what you need to know.

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You won’t find driverless cars whizzing through the streets of Chicago today. But behind the scenes, companies are testing and implementing technology for cars to navigate sans human input.

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New technology lets police investigate whether drivers were using their cell phones moments before an accident. Could it curb texting while driving?

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Crash data for 2015 released this week by the Illinois Department of Transportation shows a rise in the number of reported “doorings” in Chicago – collisions that occur when the door of a parked vehicle is opened directly in the path of an oncoming cyclist.

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Fueled by constituent complaints, proposed legislation in Springfield seeks to reduce noisy vehicles along Lake Shore Drive and in in city neighborhoods.

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Inspired by a mother’s concern for her son, new disability awareness cards outline behaviors exhibited by people with disabilities in order to better inform police and first responders.

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With fatalities from motor vehicle crashes on the rise, could driverless cars steer us toward a safer future?

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The city of Chicago wants your feedback on new streetlights. That and other infrastructure projects with Rebekah Scheinfeld, the head of the city’s transportation department.

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The city’s annual winter overnight parking ban goes into effect early Thursday and continues through April 1, 2017.

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Divvy riders may soon be able to use the Ventra app to pay for bike rentals, thanks to a grant from the Federal Transit Administration. (Tony Webster / Wikimedia Commons)

Just weeks after Chicago was named the best U.S. city for biking, plans are underway to make the bicycle sharing program Divvy more convenient for CTA riders.

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Illinois voters will decide whether the state's transportation funds will be locked away solely for transportation spending. A look at what’s at stake.

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The arrival of driverless cars is shifting into high gear. They've already pulled into Pittsburgh–should Chicago give them the green light? A transportation engineer tells us about the future of autonomous automobiles.   

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Chicago police make an arrest. (grendelkhan / Flickr)

A new Illinois law mandates that driver’s education instructors teach students how to behave if pulled over by law enforcement.

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A rendering of the Union Station Transit Center, which will open to the public on Sunday. (Courtesy of the Chicago Department of Transportation)

A new transit facility aimed at improving connections between trains and buses at Union Station is set to open Sunday, city officials announced this week.

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Chicago's first Protected Bike Lane on Kinzie Street. (Chicago Bicycle Program / Flickr)

Four cyclists have been killed this summer in Chicago. Wednesday night, another was struck in a hit-and-run in the Loop. Join us for a discussion on bike safety with the advocacy director for the  Active Transportation Alliance.

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Labor Day traffic could be the deadliest in nearly a decade. The National Safety Council tells us why–and how to reverse the deadly trend.