Ride-hailing and cab companies would have to file quarterly reports listing the drivers accused of violence or sexual harassment against passengers.
“Balbo … would be meaningless to the African-American community,” said civic leader Dominic DiFrisco. “Lake Shore Drive would be meaningful.”
Tuesday’s vote also commits the city to making $175 million in public infrastructure improvements needed to accommodate the center.
The projects are part of a $492 million program called “Your New Blue,” which aims to rehabilitate 14 stations on the O’Hare Branch of the Blue Line.
The 100th Street Bascule Bridge over the Calumet River on the Far South Side will be closed until Sunday evening for emergency repairs.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will join CTA officials Tuesday morning to outline plans to rehabilitate two Blue Line stations on the Northwest Side.
Authorities are warning CTA riders about a pair of strong-arm robberies earlier this month near the Cicero station on the West Side.
New Jersey Transit officials say a bus from Wayne, New Jersey, rear-ended bus one from Oradell, New Jersey, injuring more than 30 people.
Authorities are warning residents about a man who has masturbated near pregnant women this month on CTA Brown Line trains in Ravenswood and Lake View.
Much of the neighborhood’s working-class commuters depend on bicycling for job opportunities.
The Chicago Plan Commission rubber stamped plans for the Obama Presidential Center Thursday after hours of community testimony.
A Georgia man has been charged with disorderly conduct for leaving two bags near a platform at Ogilvie Transportation Center Wednesday morning.
Express Pool requires customers to walk up to two blocks to meet up with their ride, which will be shared with other customers headed the same way.
Chicago Police Bomb Unit investigators were called after unattended luggage was found near the tracks at Ogilvie Transportation Center.