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  • How the red light camera study was done

    How the red light camera study was done
    The Chicago Tribune commissioned the study of red light cameras with two researchers affiliated with Texas A&M University who conducted the work as independent consultants. Under their guidance, and with the advice of several other national experts, Tribune reporters collected the data used for the research.
  • Tribune study: Chicago red light cameras provide few safety benefits

    Tribune study: Chicago red light cameras provide few safety benefits
    Chicago's red light cameras fail to deliver the dramatic safety benefits long claimed by City Hall, according to a first-ever scientific study that found the nation's largest camera program is responsible for increasing some types of injury crashes...

    Plainfield aims to redevelop U.S. Route 30

    Plainfield aims to redevelop U.S. Route 30
    In an about face from just two weeks ago, Plainfield's village board voted Monday to approve the establishment of a special taxing district along a blighted stretch of U.S. Route 30. The board voted 4-1 Monday to approve the $78,200 plan to study and...

    Under UIC plan, part of Obama library complex would sit atop expressways

     Under UIC plan, part of Obama library complex would sit atop expressways
    In its bid for the Obama presidential library, the University of Illinois at Chicago has proposed a visitor center and academic institute complex on its Near West Side campus that would extend over portions of the Jane Byrne Interchange. Though the plan...

    Pat Quinn's parting gifts

    Pat Quinn's parting gifts
    If the old Pat Quinn were around, he would be booking a hotel conference room for a Sunday morning press conference to scream about the shenanigans of a lame-duck governor. That Quinn would roast the lame-duck governor for sliding his former campaign...