• Pilsen's Changes: For Better or For Worse?

    December 5, 2019 by

    Written by D’Angelo Banda & Diego Perez Terrence Cunningham lives in Pilsen, but not in a home or apartment. He lives in a tent, along with several others, under the I-290/I-294 expressway on Canalport Street. Cunningham said his life “isn’t comfortable.” “We don’t have a bed. We don’t have heat or air conditioning. We have… Read more

  • Ventra Cards and Increased Fares May Have Hurt the CTA

    February 10, 2020 by

    The introduction of the new CTA and Pace fare system have have caused a decline in CTA riders. Before 2013, Commuters have become accustomed to the fare system of the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). A simple plastic Transit card was used to pay the fares for both bus and train transfers. In 2013, CTA and… Read more

  • Quinn: Pensions Threatening MAP Grant Program

    January 17, 2020 by

    Editor’s note: This story was originally posted on Dec. 12, 2012 and is housed at RedLineProject.org By Bob Smith Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois. “This is so important to… Read more

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