Category: Suburbia

Blue Line Extension Part 3: A BRT Proposal

The Blue Line extension project promises to increase transit connectivity in the northwest suburbs, but only north-south. Our writer proposes a line running east-west.

Blue Line Extension Part 2: Land Use Problems

The Blue Line extension’s route through the northwestern suburbs is more or less settled. Let’s look at the existing and future land use on that corridor.

Making Transit Work in the Suburbs

How can suburban transit become more affordable to develop, and serve riders in a car-centric market? Retired transit planner Aaron Isaacs gives an overview.

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Car People, Come Join the Fold

Curb car dependence and avoid its costs and inconveniences by embracing multimodal transportation options – including the simple-to-use folding bike.