With schools closed, restaurants shut down and an economic collapse looming in the early weeks of the pandemic, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced plans to stop ticketing, booting and impounding cars throughout the city to ease financial pressures on Chicagoans. © Armando L. Sanchez / Chicago Tribune/Chicago Tribune/TNS A city parking […]

Even before the pandemic struck, public transit agencies in major U.S. cities suffered from declining ridership. In many cases, COVID-19 has exacerbated those losses. How to stem them in the short term and calibrate public transit’s role as technology advances are two questions at the forefront for transportation planners as […]

DES MOINES, Iowa — After years of being part of a future that never quite arrived, the coronavirus pandemic has put U.S. online car sellers on the map. Now comes a race to spend vast sums on digital commerce platforms specifically designed to handle auto sales. Without deep pockets, many […]

(This August 3 story corrects name of Vroom CEO in paragraph 12 to Hennessy) FILE PHOTO: Brandon Parrum, general manager of CarMax’s Des Moines store, shows off one of the many vehicles that customers can arrange to buy online and collect at the store using “contactless” curbside pickup, a service […]