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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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It’s illegal in Illinois for insurers to charge rates based on factors like race, but a pair of state legislators say companies’ reliance on credit scores to set auto insurance premium rates contravenes the law. 

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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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Chicago is offering grant funding to cover up to 30 percent of equipment and installation costs for new direct current fast-charging stations, which can charge electric vehicles in 20 to 30 minutes. 

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More than 1,000 trains travel on Roosevelt Road every day. (Trains Magazine)

Editors from Trains Magazine tell us why Chicago is America's railroad capital.

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O'Hare Airport (N i c o l a / Flickr)

Negotiations are underway between the city and United and American Airlines over a new gate lease agreement that could determine O’Hare’s future development for a generation.

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Metra fare increases as of Wednesday include 25-cent increases for one-way tickets and $11.75 more for monthly passes.

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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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Thanks to a $12 million donation from Kenneth Griffin, the Chicago Lakefront Trail will be separated into two distinct paths for bicyclists and pedestrians. (Courtesy of the City of Chicago)

Thanks to a major donation from Chicago billionaire Ken Griffin, the 18-mile Lakefront Trail is getting a makeover that will ease congestion.

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A new DePaul University study suggests that it may be safer for bicyclists to roll through stop signs and red lights rather than coming to a full stop. The practice, legal in Idaho, is known as an “Idaho stop.”

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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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Taking the CTA Red Line will be a blast from the past for some Cubs fans heading to the their team’s first World Series appearance in more than half a century.

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Motorists will be without a single testing center within Chicago city limits starting Nov. 1.

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Chicago’s 606 trail is only a little over a year old and already there is an ambitious proposal to extend it. 

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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.