Posts tagged "CTA 2010 budget"

Some ideas to avoid another CTA budget mess

Chicago Current, what might be called the successor publication to the ChiTown Daily News, just published its premiere print edition, featuring a story with different takes on how the CTA can avoid another budget meltdown this year. CTA President Richard Rodriguez advocates for a higher capital improvement budget, which would reduce operational maintenance costs. “The... Read more »

Tide is turning in Springfield against free fares for seniors

I’m surprised to report that in an election year, the governor and state legislators are seriously considering ending the free transit rides for seniors and other people. Gov. Pat Quinn said on a WGN radio show, “I don’t think it’ll completely go away, I think it’s going to be reviewed in light of the CTA’s... Read more »