Did You Know?
Bus riders account for more than 20 percent of people using Lake Shore Drive every day while taking up a fraction of the space that cars do.
USDA welcomes you to Sprawlsville!
In his March 14 column, the SouthtownStar's Guy Tridgell finds a cow to tip over: the USDA will cover your downpayment and fully back your low-interest mortgage if you buy in a subdivision on Chicagoland's urban fringe. In the Southland, Peotone and Beecher both qualify. Meanwhile, the towns north of them, University Park and Matteson in particular (both with Metra and Pace service), have been clobbered by foreclosures.
As the Sun-Times reports today, this summer you can put the money you saved into your gas tank.
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City planning has been car centric for years. The value of Active Trans is in keeping the concerns of walkers, bikers, and people who take public transportation on the table.