American Public Media's "Marketplace" quotes Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center, on rising transit fares in cities around the country. Schlickman says fare increases can backfire, resulting in no increase in revenue.
Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center, appeared on FOX 32 this morning to discuss how drivers successfully avoided the Kennedy Expressway last weekend.
The Chicago Citizen newspaper features an article on "Migration and Transformation through the Arts: The Soul of Bronzeville," the UIC African-American Cultural Center's current exhibition that explores the cultural history of Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood.
Crain's Chicago Business quotes Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center, on the benefit of a new bypass for the CTA's Brown Line where it crosses the Red and Purple lines over Clark Street near Wrigley Field.
The Chicago Sun-Times interviewed Tim Johnson, director of the Survey Research Lab in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, on the validity of a recent Metra customer survey that indicated that 40 percent of riders were dissatisfied.
The Chicago Tribune quotes Steve Schlickman, executive director of UTC, on two plans to alter the oversight of Metra, Pace and the CTA. Schlickman, former head of the Regional Transportation Authority, said the three operating systems should be combined into one agency.
Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center, appeared on FOX 32 News to discuss Metra's operational problems, potholes and road construction, and the project to add lanes to the Kennedy Expressway.
Crain's Chicago Business mentions the Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement in an article about brain-storming meetings to be held by 10,000 Chicago business and civic leaders on March 12.
A Streetwise editorial extensively quotes Janet Smith, co-director of the Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, about her research into the CHA's Plan for Transformation.
In an article on the need to revitalize U.S. manufacturing, the Morris County (NJ) Daily Record quotes Howard Wial, director of the Center for Urban Economic Development, as saying that the long decline has left some manufacturers unaccustomed to hiring and unsure about how to recruit workers with the updated skills they need.