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NBC Chicago
Passenger Rescues Woman Hit by CTA Red Line TrainA woman trapped under a Chicago Transit Authority Red Line train was rescued We
Passenger Rescues Woman Hit by CTA Red Line Train
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
A woman trapped under a Chicago Transit Authority Red Line train was rescued Wednesday afternoon after another rider jumped into action. The 19-year-old woman was hit by the train around noon at the Clark and Division station and became trapped... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Pure drops in an ocean of noisebeing "in any walk of life." While I know plenty of sisters, brothers, and prie
Pure drops in an ocean of noise
National Catholic Reporter / Posted yesterday
being "in any walk of life." While I know plenty of sisters, brothers, and priests who shine an inner light, Manny from the Chicago Transit Authority and Ms. Kim from the laundromat also strike me as bodhisattvas in progress. Which brings me back... Read more
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ajc.com
Rock Hall inducts class of 2016James Pankow, Walter Parazaider and Danny Seraphine, put together rock and jazz
Rock Hall inducts class of 2016
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
James Pankow, Walter Parazaider and Danny Seraphine, put together rock and jazz. They started their career as the Chicago Transit Authority in 1969 and later went with the simpler Chicago after pressure from the city with the same name.... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Rock Hall inducts class of 2016James Pankow, Walter Parazaider and Danny Seraphine, put together rock and jazz
Rock Hall inducts class of 2016
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
James Pankow, Walter Parazaider and Danny Seraphine, put together rock and jazz. They started their career as the Chicago Transit Authority in 1969 and later went with the simpler Chicago after pressure from the city with the same name.... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago Small Business Week internet loansof reapproaching traditional business lenders about a 45-day line of credit. Th
Chicago Small Business Week internet loans
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 days ago
of reapproaching traditional business lenders about a 45-day line of credit. This summer, her firm will begin work on a Chicago Transit Authority project, and she again foresees CKL’s accounts stretching thin while she awaits payment. But... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
New CTA el cars may present safety risk, losing bidder saysHundreds of new el cars the Chicago Transit Authority recently agreed to buy fr
New CTA el cars may present safety risk, losing bidder says
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 9 days ago
Hundreds of new el cars the Chicago Transit Authority recently agreed to buy from a Chinese firm appear to be improperly designed and may present "a serious threat to human life" if they are put into service, according to a competing firm which lost... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 14 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
KTVB Boise / Posted 15 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 15 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 15 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 15 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
14 related stories
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 15 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 15 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 15 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 15 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 15 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 15 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
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USA Today
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
USA Today / Posted 15 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 15 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsalso began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any n
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 15 days ago
also began requiring developers to include rat abatement plans as part of any new construction project. Separately, the Chicago Transit Authority hopes to put an end to rat canoodling with a new bait that targets both male and female rat... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Chicago tribute gets Beach film festival off to rocking startcovers both concepts, considering the band is still touring and is approaching
Chicago tribute gets Beach film festival off to rocking start
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 15 days ago
covers both concepts, considering the band is still touring and is approaching its 50th year. Starting in 1967 as the Chicago Transit Authority, the band ranks only second to the Beach Boys in chart success for an American act, and on April 8... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Chicago tribute gets Beach film festival off to rocking startcovers both concepts, considering the band is still touring and is approaching
Chicago tribute gets Beach film festival off to rocking start
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
covers both concepts, considering the band is still touring and is approaching its 50th year. Starting in 1967 as the Chicago Transit Authority, the band ranks only second to the Beach Boys in chart success for an American act, and on April 8... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Chicago tribute gets Beach film festival off to rocking startcovers both concepts, considering the band is still touring and is approaching
Chicago tribute gets Beach film festival off to rocking start
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 15 days ago
covers both concepts, considering the band is still touring and is approaching its 50th year. Starting in 1967 as the Chicago Transit Authority, the band ranks only second to the Beach Boys in chart success for an American act, and on April 8... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Chicago tribute gets Beach film festival off to rocking startcovers both concepts, considering the band is still touring and is approaching
Chicago tribute gets Beach film festival off to rocking start
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 15 days ago
covers both concepts, considering the band is still touring and is approaching its 50th year. Starting in 1967 as the Chicago Transit Authority, the band ranks only second to the Beach Boys in chart success for an American act, and on April 8... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Chicago tribute gets Beach film festival off to rocking startcovers both concepts, considering the band is still touring and is approaching
Chicago tribute gets Beach film festival off to rocking start
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 16 days ago
covers both concepts, considering the band is still touring and is approaching its 50th year. Starting in 1967 as the Chicago Transit Authority, the band ranks only second to the Beach Boys in chart success for an American act, and on April 8... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Chicago tribute gets local film festival off to rocking startcovers both concepts, considering the band is still touring and is approaching
Chicago tribute gets local film festival off to rocking start
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
covers both concepts, considering the band is still touring and is approaching its 50th year. Starting in 1967 as the Chicago Transit Authority, the band ranks only second to the Beach Boys in chart success for an American act, and on April 8... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
CTA in line for $100 million for Red Line NorthSometimes it helps to have both of your U.S. senators on the same panel. The C
CTA in line for $100 million for Red Line North
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 17 days ago
Sometimes it helps to have both of your U.S. senators on the same panel. The Chicago Transit Authority may be in line for $100 million boost for the ongoing renovation of its Red Line north el line, thanks to a little bit of Washington... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
End abusive travel, entertainment expenses by public officialsis necessary. But given the many documented examples of abuse, it obviously is.
End abusive travel, entertainment expenses by public officials
Daily Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
is necessary. But given the many documented examples of abuse, it obviously is. As documented in Craver’s story: • The Chicago Transit Authority has spent more than $600,000 since 2010 to send people to Hawaii and Las Vegas for pension-related... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Regional Transportation Authority, IL GO Working Cash Notes 'AA'; Outlook Stableresponsible for regional transit planning, and has financial and budget oversig
Fitch Rates Regional Transportation Authority, IL GO Working Cash Notes 'AA'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
responsible for regional transit planning, and has financial and budget oversight over the three separate service boards: Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra commuter rail, and Pace suburban bus. The RTA does not directly provide transportation... Read more
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Northwest Herald
End abusive travel, entertainment expenses by public officialsnecessary. But given the many documented examples of abuse, it obviously is. A
End abusive travel, entertainment expenses by public officials
Northwest Herald / Posted 21 days ago
necessary. But given the many documented examples of abuse, it obviously is. As documented in Craver’s story: • The Chicago Transit Authority has spent more than $600,000 since 2010 to send people to Hawaii and Las Vegas for pension-related... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois asks feds for $200 million for Southwest Side rail workat 95th Street near Eggleston Avenue, also in Chicago. That area has extensive
Illinois asks feds for $200 million for Southwest Side rail work
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 22 days ago
at 95th Street near Eggleston Avenue, also in Chicago. That area has extensive truck traffic, as well as handling 700 Chicago Transit Authority and Pace buses, and 24,000 cars. "I'm very happy that IDOT has decided to focus on grade... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Rep. David McSweeney's bill to rein in local government travel expenses clears Illinois Housenumerous instances of public officials asking taxpayers to pick up questionable
Rep. David McSweeney's bill to rein in local government travel expenses clears Illinois House
Northwest Herald / Posted 23 days ago
numerous instances of public officials asking taxpayers to pick up questionable checks. High-profile expenses include the Chicago Transit Authority spending more than $600,000 since 2010 to send people to Hawaii and Las Vegas for pension-related... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Bombardier takes on Chicago over railcar contract(U.S.) railcar contract awarded to a Chinese bidder was “rigged.” Bombardier T
Bombardier takes on Chicago over railcar contract
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 days ago
(U.S.) railcar contract awarded to a Chinese bidder was “rigged.” Bombardier Transit Corp. is formally requesting that the Chicago Transit Authority cancel the contract, disqualify CSR Sifang America Joint Venture and award the contract for the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
CTA el car deal 'rigged,' losing bidder contendsThe Chicago Transit Authority "rigged" the competition for a huge new el car co
CTA el car deal 'rigged,' losing bidder contends
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 24 days ago
The Chicago Transit Authority "rigged" the competition for a huge new el car contract, bending to improper pressure from Mayor Rahm Emanuel to give the deal to a Chinese company that promised to create 169 jobs here, the losing bidder asserted... Read more
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Quartz
See public transport campaigns against “manspreading” from around the worldMetro Cultural Foundation)A 1976 Tokyo Metro poster.(Hideya Kawakita/Tokyo Metr
See public transport campaigns against “manspreading” from around the world
Quartz / Posted 24 days ago
Metro Cultural Foundation)A 1976 Tokyo Metro poster.(Hideya Kawakita/Tokyo Metro Cultural Foundation)Chicago, 2015.(Chicago Transit Authority)A 1986 London Tube poster.(London Transport Museum Collection) The exhibit highlights how... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Meet the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 inducteesthe Beatles were still crashing onto the American shores and psychedelic rock w
Meet the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 inductees
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 28 days ago
the Beatles were still crashing onto the American shores and psychedelic rock was taking over the basements of teenagers; Chicago Transit Authority broke onto the scene unapologetically in 1969 with their self-titled double album, Chicago Transit... Read more
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The Morning Call
Earth Wind & Fire, with Chicago, plans to 'rock it' in AllentownNo. 1 albums, 11 No. 1 singles, Chicago vaulted into the public consciousness i
Earth Wind & Fire, with Chicago, plans to 'rock it' in Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
No. 1 albums, 11 No. 1 singles, Chicago vaulted into the public consciousness in 1969 with a debut double-album "Chicago Transit Authority," which was, in fact, the band's original name until a lawsuit by the city's mass transportation... Read more
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The Oklahoman
OKIE, BUT NOT FROM MUSKOGEE
Haggard family donates belongingsAmerican cities caused by various modes of transportation. In addition to the
OKIE, BUT NOT FROM MUSKOGEE
Haggard family donates belongings
The Oklahoman / Posted 30 days ago
American cities caused by various modes of transportation. In addition to the piece of Route 66, the museum has acquired a Chicago Transit Authority "L Car from the elevated train system and a 92-foot Southern Railway locomotive. Steven Lubar, who... Read more
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ABC News
1 Killed, Several Hurt in Illinois Car-Train Crasha statement Monday saying firefighters extricated two people from the mangled c
1 Killed, Several Hurt in Illinois Car-Train Crash
ABC News / Posted a month ago
a statement Monday saying firefighters extricated two people from the mangled car following the late-morning accident. Chicago Transit Authority spokesman Jeff Tolman says investigators believe the vehicle drove through a grade crossing before... Read more
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Quartz
The great hope of fixing America’s broken public transit systems rests with Millennialswires fray to the point of immediate danger. Across the country, transit syste
The great hope of fixing America’s broken public transit systems rests with Millennials
Quartz / Posted 1 months ago
wires fray to the point of immediate danger. Across the country, transit systems have a backlog of deferred maintenance. Chicago Transit Authority, for instance, spent $5 billion on infrastructure upgrades in the past five years, but needs... Read more
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Salon.com
1 killed, several hurt in Illinois car-train crasha statement Monday saying firefighters extricated two people from the mangled c
1 killed, several hurt in Illinois car-train crash
Salon.com / Posted 1 months ago
a statement Monday saying firefighters extricated two people from the mangled car following the late-morning accident. Chicago Transit Authority spokesman Jeff Tolman says investigators believe the vehicle drove through a grade crossing before... Read more
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Daily Herald
1 killed, several hurt in Illinois car-train crasha statement Monday saying firefighters extricated two people from the mangled c
1 killed, several hurt in Illinois car-train crash
Daily Herald / Posted 1 months ago
a statement Monday saying firefighters extricated two people from the mangled car following the late-morning accident. Chicago Transit Authority spokesman Jeff Tolman says investigators believe the vehicle drove through a grade crossing before... Read more
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Slate
The D.C. Metro Isn’t an Extreme Case. Here’s How America Fell Behind on Public Transit.wires fray to the point of immediate danger. Across the country, transit syste
The D.C. Metro Isn’t an Extreme Case. Here’s How America Fell Behind on Public Transit.
Slate / Posted 1 months ago
wires fray to the point of immediate danger. Across the country, transit systems have a backlog of deferred maintenance. Chicago Transit Authority, for instance, spent $5 billion on infrastructure upgrades in the past five years but needs another... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CTA resumes Pink Line service after indefinite suspensionPink Line resumed its normal service Sunday morning after Chicago Transit Autho
CTA resumes Pink Line service after indefinite suspension
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Pink Line resumed its normal service Sunday morning after Chicago Transit Authority crews finished repairs on a signal relay house that was damaged in a small fire six days ago. A fire at a signal relay house near the Ashland stop of the Green and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Fixing the Southeast Side: Are 2,650 new jobs enough?320 new industrial and warehouse jobs: A Chinese manufacturer promised to open
Fixing the Southeast Side: Are 2,650 new jobs enough?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 1 months ago
320 new industrial and warehouse jobs: A Chinese manufacturer promised to open a 170-person plant in Hegewisch to assemble Chicago Transit Authority rail cars. And Whole Foods Market said it will set up a distribution center on an old Ryerson... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Why we need to pay a much higher gas taxdropped from 90 percent a decade ago to 79 percent now and is on track to hit 6
Why we need to pay a much higher gas tax
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 1 months ago
dropped from 90 percent a decade ago to 79 percent now and is on track to hit 62 percent by 2021. And only two-thirds of Chicago Transit Authority and Metra equipment and facilities are in good repair. Yes, a 30-cents-a-gallon gas tax leap is “a... Read more
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Business Insider
This is why the US won't pay for good public transportationwires fray to the point of immediate danger. Across the country, transit syste
This is why the US won't pay for good public transportation
Business Insider / Posted 1 months ago
wires fray to the point of immediate danger. Across the country, transit systems have a backlog of deferred maintenance. Chicago Transit Authority, for instance, spent $5 billion on infrastructure upgrades in the past five years, but needs... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago Teachers Hit Picket Lines for 1-Day StrikeAmong them are striking fast food workers, who want the minimum wage raised. T
Chicago Teachers Hit Picket Lines for 1-Day Strike
NBC Chicago / Posted 1 months ago
Among them are striking fast food workers, who want the minimum wage raised. To help CPS students during the strike, Chicago Transit Authority is offering free rides to 250 contingency sites. The designated locations include schools, parks... Read more
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Raw Story
Why are Americans unwilling to pay for good public transportation?wires fray to the point of immediate danger. Across the country, transit syste
Why are Americans unwilling to pay for good public transportation?
Raw Story / Posted 1 months ago
wires fray to the point of immediate danger. Across the country, transit systems have a backlog of deferred maintenance. Chicago Transit Authority, for instance, spent $5 billion on infrastructure upgrades in the past five years, but needs... Read more
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