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Year-Round City Vehicle Sticker ordinance approved in City Council Clerk Susana A. Mendoza begins transition to 2014 changes with motorist education campaign CHICAGO, IL (April 10, 2013) – The Chicago City Council today passed a sweeping ordinance to change the way the Office of Chicago City Clerk sells City Vehicle Stickers, marking the first major [...]
Bike sharing is an innovative new transportation system you can use without having to own your own bike. The Divvy fleet is made up of specially designed, heavy-duty, very durable bikes that found in a network of docking stations all over the City of Chicago. They are transit systems which allow users to control their [...]
Help us discover the place of migration in our city’s history and culture! Chicago Public Library has been selected by the American Library Association and StoryCorps to participate in a national pilot program called “StoryCorps @ your library.” Incorporating the One Book, One Chicago focus on how migration has shaped Chicago, CPL’s StoryCorps @ your [...]
First courthouse in system-wide rolling implementation Circuit Court of Cook County Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans announced that starting Monday, April 15, 2013, the court began the enforcement of the full ban on all electronic communications and Internet devices at the George N. Leighton Criminal Court Building at 26th and California. The ban, which was [...]
Biking the streets of Chicago is a fun and affordable way to enjoy the city. Whether it’s commuting to work or enjoying the lakefront, the city’s website offers useful information to help you navigate through the city. Chicago Bike Program
One Book, One Chicago has expanded—join us for a full year of conversation. Instead of just one month spent with a great book, spend a year exploring a great theme through books, films, performances, lectures, storytelling and art. For the next 12 months we’ll look at how migration has shaped—and continues to shape—Chicago.
Beginning March 31, 2013 (or April 1, on routes that operate on weekdays, only), updated schedules will go into effect for many CTA bus routes. We routinely adjust schedules several times each year to help make service operate more efficiently and to account for seasonal ridership patterns.
Chicago Animal Care & Control is hosting Low-Cost Vaccine Clinics for City of Chicago residents Dates: April 17, 2013, Wednesday – 9am to 12pm May 15, 2013, Wednesday – 9am to 12pm June 12, 2013, Wednesday – 9am to 12pm July 17, 2013, Wednesday – 9am to 12pm Address: 2741 S. Western Ave Vaccine Clinic [...]
June 1, 2013 The City of Chicago Department of Human Resources (DHR) will be administering a make-up exam for the 2010 Chicago Police Officer examination. The make-up examinations are offered to military personnel who were on active duty during the original application period (10/28/10 – 11/26/10) or examination (12/11/10) as well as candidates who applied [...]
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Please be aware that the CTA Brown and Purple line construction began Friday, March 1. The work is expected to have a major impact on travel on both weekdays and weekends. Several ‘L’ lines will have changes to how they operate at different times. The impact will be felt the most on weekdays, due to [...]
According to a recent story in the Welles Park Bulldog, the Chicago Department of Transportation has announced that it has received $979,600 towards a bridge to link the east and west legs of the North Shore Channel trail. The trail jumps the river at Lincoln Avenue near the Lincoln Village shopping center. Cyclists and pedestrians on [...]
City of Chicago’s Bicycling Ambassadors and Junior Ambassadors are the City of Chicago’s bike-safety and public-awareness outreach team, promoting safety for all road users – bike riders, motorists, and pedestrians – and encouraging all Chicagoans to ride their bikes more.
The Department of Water Management invites you to take advantage of one of Chicago’s most successful programs: The Private Drain Program (more info). In this program, the City takes responsibility for repairs on private drains as they cross the public way. In this effort, the City spares the homeowner thousands of dollars in repairs and is [...]
Same-sex couples and families with two surnames to benefit Cook County Clerk David Orr has announced new wallet-sized certificates tailor-made for same-sex couples with a civil union, married couples with two different last names or any couple who wants to carry proof of their union. The legal, embossed certificates are available for anyone married or [...]