| May 19, 2015
| 3:52 PM
Evanston's first Divvy bike-sharing program is running behind schedule and won't make its debut until next spring.
Evanston officials announced Friday they had received word that Chicago won't be placing its order for stations and the specially made...
| May 8, 2015
| 9:55 AM
Could Chicago be the next to roll out a helmet vending machine for cyclists using the local bike-sharing program?
PBSC Urban Solutions, the company that supplies bikes and docking stations for Chicago's Divvy bike-sharing program, is developing a...
| May 7, 2015
| 1:42 PM
In September, with tensions high surrounding the police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., avid cyclists Oboi Reed and Jamal Julien crossed paths with a Chicago police lieutenant at a local coffee shop.
Reed and Julien, co-founders of...
| May 1, 2015
| 7:40 AM
Chicago's Divvy bike-sharing program is once again holding "Divvy Week," with gifts and discounts over the next seven days.
Starting Friday, Divvy sponsor Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois is leaving "giveaways" on a selection of the bikes around...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 11:31 AM
The ubiquitous light blue Divvy bikes found in various locations around Chicago are coming to the Northwestern University campus as part of a joint program between the school and Evanston, officials said.
"The city of Evanston has really been the driving...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 4:31 PM
Developers of a four-story, 47-unit luxury residential apartment building proposed for 1620 Central St., located across from Ryan Field, moved a step closer to approval last week.
Aldermen on the City Council's Planning & Development Committee...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 7:41 AM
Evanston City Council members voted 6-1 Monday in favor of a 12-story, 101-unit , 133.3 foot high apartment building at 1571 Maple Ave.
The approval included an agreement that will allow the developer to substantially increase the number of parking...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 7:48 AM
Evanston City Council members have placed on the table affordable housing concerns, weighing whether to grant zoning relief to a developer proposing to build a 12-story high 101-unit high rise apartment building planned in the west downtown district, at...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 2:51 PM
More Divvy bikes and stations are going to be installed beginning in April, doubling the footprint of Chicago's bike-share program yet falling short of covering the entire city.
The addition of 176 stations and 1,750 bikes will extend Divvy's reach...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 1:15 PM
Evanston city officials are recommending eight sites for Divvy Bike stations spread throughout the city in the first phase of the bike sharing program.
A staff report delivered to the City Council on March 9 includes recommendations for stations at...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 5:05 AM
A roughly 2 1/2-mile gap in CTA rail service that lasted 38 years on the Near South Side was eliminated Sunday, when Green Line trains started making stops at a station on Cermak Road near State Street.
The new $50 million Cermak-McCormick Place station...