College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Centers & Institutes > Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development > News, Events, and Podcasts > Chaddick in the News
Fostering an understanding of strategies for effective land-use planning, urban development and transportation among a diverse national audience is one of the Chaddick Institute's most important functions. We provide a sampling of some of our recent media coverage below. Chaddick commentary can also regularly be heard on WBBM New Radio 780's Noon Business Hour program.
Chicago Tribune:Trying to live car-free? Pritzker's taxes could slam the brakes on that plan, Op-Ed by Joe Schwieterman (May 28, 2019) Chicago Tribune: The scooters are coming: Chicago announces electric scooter pilot program west of Halsted Street (May 2, 2019) Houston Chronicle: Flixbus the latest player in Gulf Coast bus service with Houston, San Antonio routes (March 6, 2019) Forbes: Premium Bus Lines Emerge, Challenging Airlines (February 4, 2019) Metro: Study highlights premium bus service growth in intercity bus industry (February 4, 2019) Block Club Chicago: In Chicago, Electric Scooters Will Be A Good Option For Short Trips, But CTA Still Beats Them On Price: Study (December 18, 2018) Chicago Tribune: Scooters could fill gap in Chicago for short trips to and from transit, study finds (December 13, 2018) New York Times: Kicked Out of Port Authority, Bieber Bus Got a Prime Spot on a Crowded Curb (December 3, 2018) Crain's Chicago Business: The Loop's job boom is an upside for all (November 21, 2018) Government Technology:Uber and Lyft Slowing Traffic in San Francisco, Says Report (November 5, 2018) Government Technology: New Study by DePaul University Explores Partnerships between Transit Providers and Lyft, Uber (August 23, 2018)
Illinois Municipal League Review: Rapid Changes in Ridesharing (August 26, 2018) Government Technology: Transit and Ride-Sharing Partnerships on the Rise, Despite Growing Pains (August 20, 2018) Metro Magazine: New study explores transit partnerships with Lyft, Uber (August 6, 2018) CityLab: Where Ride-Hailing and Transit Go Hand in Hand (August 3, 2018) CityLab: The High Cost of Saving Travel Time (June 25, 2018) Crain's Chicago Business: Maybe CTA should work with—not fight—Uber and Lyft (May 11, 2018) Crain's Chicago Business: What's making traffic worse in Chicago? (March 16, 2018) New Geography: Ground Transportation Gaps (February 2, 2018) StreetsBlog: New Chaddick Institute Study Finds Increased Demand for Intercity Bus Travel (January 30, 2018) Metro: Demand on the rise for intercity bus travel, study finds (January 29, 2018) Chicago Tribune: Chicago sees drop in Divvy income following expansion into South, West sides (December 27, 2017)StreetsBlog:New DePaul Report Takes a Deep Dive Into Divvy Data ;(December 20, 2017) CityLab: Europe's Intercity Bus Juggernaut is Rolling into the U.S. (November 16, 2017) Chicago Tribune: CTA, Metra rules don't stop tradition of Platform Politics (November 12, 2017) State scoop: Even smart cities have a big transportation gap, study shows (August 28, 2017) Dayton Daily News: Transportation study IDs Dayton as a ‘pocket of pain’ (August 24, 2017) Columbus Dispatch: Lack of passenger trains, poor intercity bus service ding Columbus in transportation study (August 24, 2017) DNA info: Transit-Oriented Development Proponents Admit 'We're Learning As We Go' (August 23, 2017) Metro: Low gas prices, gaps in intercity rail, bus forcing more to drive (August 23, 2017) Chicago Tribune: Chicago drivers pay more for downtown street parking than in any other U.S. city (July 13, 2017)
New Geography: Amtrak and Express Coach Lines: What's Competition Have To Do With It? (June 2, 2017) Village Voice: Bus Operators Fear Getting Squeezed Out of a New Port Authority Terminal (January 17, 2017) Cleveland Plain Dealer: Breaking the bus stigma: Today's motorcoaches are real alternatives for travel, industry experts say (January 16, 2017) The Daily Herald: Metra hikes to electronic bikes: 2017's transportation forecast (January 2, 2017) Chicago Sun Times DePaul Study: Bicyclists Have a Leg Up on Some Other Commuters (December 13, 2016) Chicago Magazine: Cyclists Often Roll Through Intersections, and That Might be the Safer Choice (December 13, 2016) Cycling Study: Bicyclists Should be Able to Perform the 'Idaho Stop' (December 12, 2016) Chicago Tribune: Study: Relax Rules of Road for Bikes (December 12, 2016) - Front Page! [Click here to read the web version] The Christian Science Monitor (AP): Seeking $15 wage and union rights, O'Hare airport workers vow to strike (November 21, 2016) Chicago Tribune: Falling Prices for Rideshare Services Provide Competition for CTA (October 2, 2016) Chicago Tribune: Six ways the city has imagined radically revamping O'Hare (September 19, 2016) Chicago Tribune: Union Station Exhibit Takes a Ride through Movie History (August 24, 2016) Houston Chronicle: Business Travelers on Board with Luxury Bus Services (August 15, 2016) Forbes: UberPool & LyftLine Find the Gaps in Public Transit (July 29, 2016) Crain's Chicago Business: Zipcar isn't a sin. Why tax it like one? (July 28, 2016) New Geography: UberPool & LyftLine: How the New Carpools Will Change Travel (July 28, 2016) Forbes: Are High Taxes Crippling the Car-Sharing Industry (July 26, 2016) Wall Street Journal: Car-Sharing Industry Carries Heavy Tax Burden (July 22, 2016) Associated Press:Chicago O'Hare Airport Plans Include More Gates, Amenities (July 15, 2016)
Chicago Tribune: UberPool wins on time and CTA on cost in identical trips: study (June 27, 2016)Chicago Tribune: Feds, public to hear plan to reduce rail congestion around Chicago (March 21, 2016)The Dallas Morning News: What Dallas-based Greyhound is doing to get young riders on board (February 26, 2016)New Geography: Intercity Buses: 2015 Was a Smooth Ride (February 10, 2016)CityLab by The Atlantic: The Triumphant Return of the Chinatown Bus (January 25, 2016)Daily Herald: What to expect for planes, trains and automobiles in 2016 (December 28, 2015)Northwest Indiana Times: Lansing, Lan-Oak Parks earn DePaul municipal award (December 19, 2015)South Florida Sun Sentinel: More people traveling by bus for Thanksgiving (November 25, 2015)Chicago Tribune: Kennedy Expressway tops new list of nation's most congested highways (November 23, 2015)Fusion.Net: Researchers say people are choosing public transit... (September 3, 2015)Fox 32 Chicago: Study: Commuters ditching car for train in order to use cell phone (August 6, 2015)Fox 32 Chicago: Study: More Metra Riders Glued to Electronics (Video) (July, 14, 2015)WGN TV: Is Metra keeping up with commuters tech needs? New study says no. (July 14, 2015)
The Daily Herald: How Route 53 extension could gain from Illiana's loss (June 8, 2015)CNN Money article that mentions Chaddick's intercity bus study (May 4, 2015)Reuters: U.S. Bus Lines Added Routes in 2014, Airline Flights Fell: Study (January 12, 2015).USA Today: Want a Problem-Free Trip? Try the Bus (January 11, 2015).Chicago Magazine: Article on our Terminal Town traveling exhibit (November 14, 2014).Miami Herald: Coverage of our intercity bus research (October 24, 2014).
USA Today: Professor Schwieterman's Comments on the 100th Anniversary of Greyhound (July 14, 2014)Chicago Tribune: Chicago Tribune Coverage of our Tech Study on Commuter Rail (July 2, 2014)SouthtownStar: Coverage of Professor Schwieterman's Analysis on the Costs and Benefits for the Great Lakes/Chicago Waterway Separation (February 6, 2014)Reuters: Coverage of Our Tech Study on Lifting the FAA Ban on Electronics (October 31, 2013)
Philly.com: Bus Travel is Picking Up, Aided by Discount Operators (August 7, 2013)ABC News: (TV Spot): DePaul Students Study Grocery Store Impact (June 15, 2013)USA Today: Tablet use soars among U.S. airline passengers (May 22, 2013)The New York Times: Another Study Takes a Shot at FAA's Gadget Ban (May 22, 2013)Chicago Tribune: Cost has Metra Leery of Wi-Fi (May 14, 2013)Bloomberg: Stranding at 17 Below Zero Uncovers Gap in U.S. Bus Rules (April 2, 2013)The Wall Street Journal: At Least the Price Is Right (March 29, 2013)Chicago Tribune: Ethnic Groceries Now on the Map in DePaul Study (March 20, 2013)International Business Times: Discount Bus Lines Like Megabus And Even Greyhound Are Building Empires Across America As Intercity Travel Booms (January 12, 2013)Planetizen: Young Millennials and Reborn Downtowns Bring Buses Back (January 10, 2013)Bloomberg News: Megabus, BoltBus Overcome U.S. Stigma With Cheap Travel (January 6, 2013)