Posts tagged "airports"

Illinois tollway drivers chumped by O'Hare Airport expansion.

Back when former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley promised to wave his magic wand and turn the 1950s-style O’Hare Airport into a 21st Century jewel, ┬áTri-State and other Illinois tollway drivers had no reason to pay much attention. Daley and his corporate, political, organized labor and do-gooder minions had assured everyone that expanding O’Hare wouldn’t... Read more »

Chicago media ignore big mayoral election issue

The Chicago media have been curiously uninterested in an issue hanging like a scimitar over the head of the city’s next mayor. Will or should the next mayor carry on the fight with United and American airlines over the expansion of O’Hare Airport? Will or should the new administration cave into the airlines and give... Read more »

Airlines pull a "Daley" on Daley over O'Hare expansion

Mayor Richard Daley, flanked by CTA President Richard Rodriguez, left, and Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Thomas Byrne, on Thursday defends the city’s response to the storm at a news conference. At the same time, Daley expressed a fear that the airlines are trying to put him into a holding pattern on O’Hare expansion until he... Read more »
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