Posts tagged "CTA"

CTA's (Old and New) Stroller Policy

Last month Rahm Emanuel suggested that if you don’t want to pay the CTA fare increase, which will hurt poor, working-class families, that you should choose to drive instead. On Dec. 5, the CTA began to promote its stroller policy that also reflects Rahm Emanuel’s disdain for the poor. The posters promoting the policy remind... Read more »

CTA Fare Increases: Pay or Drive

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been called Mayor 1% due to his willingness to meet with business investors over community members and for the privatization of public education by promoting charters as choice. Not to say all those things aren’t bad, but he really showed his 1% colors (chartreuse and some other fancy sounding color)... Read more »

The Politics of Public Transportation: How to Fix the CTA

Earlier this year it was announced that the south side portion of the red line would shut down for five months beginning in 2014. The city promised shuttle buses, but it still seemed rather drastic that the southern branch of the red line would be completely off limits to passengers. Especially, when you consider that... Read more »
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Explanation of the Closures of Chicago Mental Health Clinics

What people tend to forget about government services is that they are not supposed to be just provided but also be accessible to the populace. It’s understandable that Mayor Rahm Emanuel applauds himself for only cutting half of the mental health clinics in Chicago instead of all of them. “Hey, people can still get free mental... Read more »
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