I wish I wrote a blog about food trucks sometimes: Chicago has made it really difficult for expansion

The Flirty Cupcakes food truck. Photo by Andrew Huff.  Most of my time (because it’s actually my job) is to blog about transportation. This blog is about cities, and cities are about food trucks, so I guess it’s fine. I … Continue reading

Apparently Chicago needs NATO/G8 conferences to solidify itself as a world class city

Photos of people participating in Occupy Chicago, back in October 2011. Photo by Ryan Williams.  It wasn’t a diverse economy, a tech startup community, several well-known universities downtown, the world’s best collection of architecture, or any of that other crap … Continue reading

Clean Power Ordinance, delayed again

Updated September 30, 2011: The ordinance never got on the Committee on Health and Environmental Protection’s agenda for September. So my fingers are crossed for the October meeting. Clean power advocates march in Pilsen on Saturday, September 24, 2011. Photo … Continue reading