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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...

Looking back on coverage of Vicente Mundo and Cristian Zamora

A picture of Vicente Mundo sits next to candles placed on a table during a vigil for Mundo at the La Casa Cultural Latina on Monday.

By Charlotte Collins

May 10, 2015

By charlotte collinsassistant daytime editorVicente Mundo was reported missing from his apartment on campus on Jan. 27. He had been missing since Jan. 25 https://www.dailyillini.com/news/article_60a77882-bbab-11e4-bbf1-c3828976f095.htmlafter he left his apartment between 6 and 7 p.m. He told his roommates he would be ...

The most festive street in Urbana

Kim Harden, resident of Grant Place, shows off her decorated house from 2006, the first year her family participated in the Candlestick Lane tradition. 

By Annabeth Carlson

December 11, 2014

For Rich Barnett, the annual opening of Candlestick Lane means it is time to dress as Frosty the Snowman. For Kim Harden, it means decorating her yard with the help of her children. And for Kipp Bates, it means seeing his three-year-old son’s excitement when Grant Place is brightly illuminated by ...