I got a notice last week about Monday’s regular meeting for Citizens Taking Action, at 7 pm Sept. 13 on the 4th floor of the Chicago Temple, Clark & Washington streets.
In the email, the group’s secretary, Charles Paidock, noted the recent Trib story,
“More free rides taking toll on transit agencies.”
According to the article “ridership is way up this year among senior citizens and low-income people.” The
program should be expanded, perhaps on an intermittent basis initially,
in order to attract riders from other demographic groups.
Regular readers know that I’ve always been critical of free rides for all senior citizens. It’s costing us too much money to sustain. I think we should go back to half fare for all seniors. But what do you think? Take this click poll.