City leaning toward best Bus Rapid Transit design for livable streets, transit and economic development

City leaning toward best Bus Rapid Transit design for livable streets, transit and economic development

Riders for Better Transit has been advocating for bold Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) plans on Western and Ashland for more than a year now, reaching out to aldermen, community groups and transit riders a

Feb. 25 Riders for Better Transit Summit: Building a 21st Century Transit System

Feb. 25 Riders for Better Transit Summit: Building a 21st Century Transit System

What is Chicagoland's vision for better transit in the years to come, and how will we get there?

Seeing the world as a straphanger

Seeing the world as a straphanger

While researching his new book, Straphanger: Saving Our Cities and Ourselves from the Automobile, travel writer Taras Grescoe v

Transit station design survey: Your input needed!

Transit station design survey: Your input needed!

Help design new transit stations in Chicago!

Responding to the proposed CTA budget

Responding to the proposed CTA budget

Every year it seems Chicagoland transit riders get less transit service for their money.

Have a say in Metra's budget and strategic plan!

Have a say in Metra's budget and strategic plan!

On November 7, Riders for Better Transit attended the Metra hearing on the proposed 2013 budget and strategic plan.

What if public transportation disappeared?

What if public transportation disappeared?

Can you imagine what the Chicagoland area would look like if Metra, Pace and CTA all suddenly disappeared?

Bike detour during Wells Street bridge reconstruction

Bike detour during Wells Street bridge reconstruction

On Monday, Nov. 5, the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the Wells Street bridge over the Chicago River for a year for a major reconstruction project.

Enough is enough: Stop the transit cuts!

Enough is enough: Stop the transit cuts!

We are holding our breath waiting for the CTA to announce its 2013 budget. Are more service cuts or fare increases coming our way? 

Open house! Metra shares its strategic plan and talks about next year's budget

Open house! Metra shares its strategic plan and talks about next year's budget

Over the summer, Metra invited riders to review its strategic plan at a series of open houses.

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