OPINION: A tale of two Chicagos

Chicago is looking good, at least according to Mayor Rahm Emanuel. On Oct. 23, the mayor addressed the city to describe his plans for the 2014 budget, which was approved Nov. 26 in a 45 to 5 city council vote. During his talk, he waxed poetic on positive changes that have come to Chicago.
“We now enjoy a rapidly growing food truck industry, a nationally renowned bike sharing program, new protected bike lanes that represent around 20 percent of the nation’s total urban network,” Emanuel said. “And a booming tech sector that is bringing thousands of new jobs and hundreds of new companies to the city of Chicago.”

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Photo: Donna Ward/Getty Images

OPINION: A tale of two Chicagos

Chicago is looking good, at least according to Mayor Rahm Emanuel. On Oct. 23, the mayor addressed the city to describe his plans for the 2014 budget, which was approved Nov. 26 in a 45 to 5 city council vote. During his talk, he waxed poetic on positive changes that have come to Chicago.

“We now enjoy a rapidly growing food truck industry, a nationally renowned bike sharing program, new protected bike lanes that represent around 20 percent of the nation’s total urban network,” Emanuel said. “And a booming tech sector that is bringing thousands of new jobs and hundreds of new companies to the city of Chicago.”

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Photo: Donna Ward/Getty Images

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