Posts in category "Transportation"

Big Illinois Tollway Fare Hike: Will You Or Won't You?

Big Illinois Tollway Fare Hike: Will You Or Won't You?
With the impending Illinois Tollway Board vote to unilaterally increase the tolls, I get the feeling that some people will begin looking for alternatives. Personally – I don’t blame them. So my question is simple – will you or won’t you submit to these increases? Naturally I would think that the decision will be based... Read more »

Huckster Quinn Wants To Borrow $110 Million For Peotone White Elephant

Huckster Quinn Wants To Borrow $110 Million For Peotone White Elephant
Illinois Governor, Pat “Huckster” Quinn, wants to borrow $110 million to buy 2,500 acres of farmland for the White Elephant known as Peotone Airport. Justifying that borrowing is the contention that the cost of the farmland is at “bargain basement” levels. Seems to me that the Huckster would want to borrow the money to pay... Read more »

Metra Gravy Train Keeps Rolling Along Screwing Illinois Taxpayers

Metra Gravy Train Keeps Rolling Along Screwing Illinois Taxpayers
The Metra Gravy Train keeps rolling along screwing Illinois Taxpayers. Metra’s board members continue to gather their perks like rabid squirrels gathering nuts. The perks and waste continue, even though the board had promised massive reforms following the Metra Train-assisted suicide of Philip A. Pagano. Pagano, as we all remember, left a long trail of... Read more »
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