Posts tagged "CTA stimulus funding"

Rep. Kirk's double talk on transit spending; high-speed rail or fix mass transit?

The words of U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, has come back to bite him on the issues of stimulus fund spending and high-speed rail dollars. First, Kirk wrote a letter to the Highland Park News urging Pace to buy hybrid buses, rather than the regular gas eaters. He said... Read more »

Stimulus bonus: Hybrid articulated bus delivered

The CTA today welcomed the arrival of the first of 58 articulated hybrid buses, paid for with $49 million in federal stimulus funding. The CTA last year agreed to lease 150 articulated hybrid buses from New Flyer for $13.4 million per year. The CTA said in a press release: “Once all 208 articulated hybrid buses... Read more »