In a column advocating a higher state income tax, Chicago Tribune columnist Melissa Harris cites a study by CUPPA's Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement that included a "gentrification index" showing that more Chicago neighborhoods are declining than are gentrifying.
A Daily Herald story on Gov. Rauner's cuts in transit funding quotes Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs.
By 2030, one in five Illinois residents will be age 65 or older. This growing older adult population will require significant transportation, health care, and housing resources. To assess these needs, the Voorhees Center in conjunction with the Urban Transportation Center at UIC authored a report.
WBEZ's "Curious City" quotes Nebiyou Tilahun, assistant professor of urban planning and policy, why the evening rush hour creates Chicago's busiest traffic.
The Daily Herald Business Ledger ran an op ed by Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center, on the need for a long-range plan the cost of repairing the Chicago region's highway and transit systems.
Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center, is quoted in a Better Government Association article on Bruce Rauner's authority to stop the Illiana highway and Peotone airport projects regardless of public pressure.
In an interview with FOX Chicago News, Dick Simpson, UIC professor and head of political science, recounts the political career and legacy of Jane Byrne, Chicago's first and only female mayor, who passed away on Friday.
Crain's Chicago Business quotes Howard Wial, executive director of the Center for Urban Economic Development, on the reasons for the 2007 establishment of two-tier wage scales in the auto industry.
The Chicago Sun-Times quoted Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center, on the likelihood that the State of Illinois will support a capital program to improve Metra.
The Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement, a research unit at the College of Urban Planning and Urban Affairs at UIC, just released with the Illinois Latino Family Commission part I and II of a series report titled "Making the Case for Change".