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Champaign-Urbana residents commute by car less than other big cities

Champaign-Urbana residents commute by car less than other big cities

By Jessie Webster

September 1, 2015

The cars that race down Green Street every day may imply otherwise, but a report from the U.S. Census reported residents in the Champaign-Urbana area make up one of the lowest rates of private vehicle commuting in the country.The report, “Who Drives to Work? Commuting by Automobile in the United State...

Urbana to celebrate 40th Sweetcorn Festival

Urbana to celebrate 40th Sweetcorn Festival

By Ali Braboy

August 19, 2015

The Urbana Sweetcorn Festival, Champaign County’s largest free festival, averages around 50,000 attendees a year, but the sponsors are hoping for more at this year’s 40th anniversary. Jessica Snyder, interim executive director of the Urbana Business Association, said the association has been coordinat...