It takes a resident of Englewood, a neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, about an hour to travel to the Loop via the CTA, which encompasses the L (the subway) and buses. By contrast, a resident of Edgewater, located on Chicago’s North Side, can get to the Loop in just … Continue reading Chicago’s Busiest L Stations: An analysis of CTA ridership reveals scores about who needs public transit and who has access to it.
Jackie Neiman, 71, called, texted and anxiously watched her computer in the hopes of securing her first COVID-19 vaccine. She’d been at it every day since Jan. 25, the day Cook County expanded to Phase 1B of the vaccination plan, which includes essential workers and residents over 65 … Continue reading Doses by ZIP Code: Chicago’s Vaccine Rollout Still Marked by Racial Inequities
Amid a global pandemic and a year of social unrest, a long-standing public health crisis was highlighted: racial disparities in maternal health outcomes. Black and Native American women are three to four times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related … Continue reading New legislation addresses long-standing Black maternal health crisis in America