Category: Chat with Prez Claypool

Claypool hopes for "full-blown" bus rapid transit project on Western Ave.

Here’s the last installment of my interview with CTA President Forrest Claypool. View the other two recaps here and here. A few of my readers have asked about better service coordination with the CTA’s RTA partners, Metra rail and Pace bus systems. Claypool said he has a good relationship with RTA Chairman John Gates, and... Read more »

Claypool: Create operating efficiencies; "focus on new ways of doing things"

CTA President Forrest Claypool wants his top managers and their departments to work together to create more operating efficiencies. He’s also demanding new ideas “so we’re not doing things based on old ways.” These were two common themes from Claypool in an exclusive interview with CTA Tattler earlier this month. This is the first in... Read more »

Last chance: Share questions you want to ask CTA president

Here’s your last chance to tell me what questions you would like to ask CTA President Forrest Claypool. As noted last week, CTA Tattler will interview Claypool later this week. I want to make sure your voice is represented. So fire away in comments with thoughtful questions you would like to ask.