| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Oak Park and Evanston will be getting some Divvy bike rental stations thanks to a $3 million state grant.
Gov. Pat Quinn approved the funding after his administration rejected a grant earlier this year to expand the bike-sharing system to the two...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Love is patient—unless it is waiting for a CTA bus. Just ask Crystal Carrazco.
Carrazco, 22, used to take the No. 9-Ashland bus from her Ukrainian Village home to catch the No. 73-Armitage bus to her boyfriend’s place in Hermosa on the...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Starting this week, five of the city's Divvy bike-share bicycles are sporting the black and red team colors of the Blackhawks as well as the numbers of five players.
The bikes, which are decorated in bike wraps designed by the Chicago-based Spoken Art...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel launched his re-election bid with a new campaign website Tuesday and will start airing his first TV ad Wednesday, all before either of his two major challengers have even filed paperwork to get on the Feb. 24 ballot.
The moves reflect...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Bicycling magazine has come out with its once-every-two-years ranking of America's 50 best cities for cycling, and Orlando doesn't make the list.
I would say this is not that surprising except for the fact that Miami ranks 29th. Perhaps things have...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:03 PM
If you have the Walgreen app, you can fill prescriptions or print photos with a tap on your smartphone.
Tim McCauley, senior director of mobile commerce for the Deerfield-based company, says that's good — but it isn't enough. He'd like to find...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:05 AM
The Emanuel administration will announce Monday that it is seeking bids to construct three long-planned transit projects aimed at providing faster and more reliable service for hundreds of thousands of daily commuters and city visitors who ride CTA...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:53 PM
PARIS From the top deck of the Eiffel Tower to the subway tunnels, everywhere a tourist goes in Paris there are warnings to beware of pickpockets.
What isn't ever explained is to watch your credit or debit card when dealing with Velib, the Paris...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Students at some Chicago colleges will be able to get cheaper annual memberships to the city's bike rental program under a plan being launched Monday.
Students at DePaul University, Northwestern University, Columbia College, City Colleges of Chicago,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Six Chicago area colleges and universities are participating in a new program to lower the cost of a Divvy bike-share membership for some college and graduate students.
The Divvy Student Membership program, announced Monday by the mayor's office, will...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:48 AM
New York has Citibike, Chicago has Divvy and now Seattle joins other cities in the U.S. and around the world in launching an official bike-sharing program. On Monday, the city rolled out Pronto bicycles at 50 stations around the city.
Each city has...