High-speed rail on the fast track in Illinois

High-speed rail on the fast track in Illinois

On Monday U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's Fast Lane blog featured the new high-speed rail route from Chicago to St. Louis. Below is an excerpt from Sec. LaHood's post:

Public meeting on improving Logan Blue Line station and plaza

Public meeting on improving Logan Blue Line station and plaza

Active Trans has been working with Bike Walk 35—Logan Square's (35th Ward) committee of residents working with Ald.

Get the local lowdown with these active transportation resources

Get the local lowdown with these active transportation resources

Sure--the Active Trans' Write of Way blog may already provide you with everything you need, but why not broaden your blog horizons?

Congress saves tax benefits for transit users

Congress saves tax benefits for transit users

As part of the tax-cut extentions recently passed in Congress, the $230-per-month tax-deduction available to transit users will be continued through 2011, saving a large percentage of riders countr

old news, still exciting

old news, still exciting

As an occasional transit rider and a full-time transit geek, I can't believe I missed the news about new routes being added to the Chicago Transit Authority's bus tracking system, particularly

Wired Blog Network: "It's Time for Cities to Favor People, Not Cars"

Wired Blog Network: "It's Time for Cities to Favor People, Not Cars"

"There's this cycle of automobile dependency...You have to have a place to park at home, a place to park at work, and a place to park at retail establishments." In an absurd "market

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