Here are a few more CTA stories making news.
CTA gets funds to study Red Line expansion. Last week, the Chicago Transit Authority won $285,000 in grants from the feds to do an environmental impact study on extending the Red Line south to 130th Street. Transport Politics covered the story well, and included this nifty map.
Name change for Loop Library station. The CTA board voted Wednesday to change the name of the Library-State/Van Buren rail station to the Harold Washington
Library-State/Van Buren station.
Is Rodriguez’s job safe under new mayor? I think so. I feel like the CTA president has done a good job holding things together in this tough economy. Greg Hinz also speculates on the subject at his blog.