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  • Preckwinkle defends hiring two former lawmakers

    Preckwinkle defends hiring two former lawmakers
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ran for the job as a reformer, but on Tuesday she found herself defending a decision to put two former southwest suburban state lawmakers on the county payroll. Michael Carberry and John O’Sullivan...
  • CTA to speed up security camera installation

    CTA to speed up security camera installation
    Responding to a spree of brazen crimes that has spooked the public, Chicago authorities announced today that there will soon be many more eyes -- police officers and surveillance cameras -- focused across the CTA system. Technology will play a leading...
  • CTA cuts 54 jobs, details $15M in savings

    The CTA has eliminated 54 top white-collar jobs, all except three already vacant, in a cost-cutting move ordered by Mayor Rahm Emanuel for city agencies to slash 10 percent of senior management positions, transit officials said today. The staffing...
  • CTA orders 300 new rail cars

    CTA orders 300 new rail cars
    The CTA has ordered 300 additional 5000-series rail cars for $331 million, the car manufacturer Bombardier Transportation announced today. The CTA has now ordered 706 of these rail cars, which feature aisle-facing seats, electronic signs and smooth...
  • 50 Chicago cops to be deployed to rail, bus stations

    50 Chicago cops to be deployed to rail, bus stations
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to hire 50 full-time police officers to patrol rail and bus stations around the city. The officers will come from the fall class of the Chicago Police Academy and will be detailed to public transportation by the spring of 2012....
  • Forum focuses on mayor's first 100 days

    Forum focuses on mayor's first 100 days
    The city's top internal watchdog gave new Mayor Rahm Emanuel points for transparency tonight, but warned that government oversight remains too diffuse in Chicago. Inspector General Joseph Ferguson's comments came at a forum hosted by Chicago Public Radio...
  • Confusion, frustration greet new reduced-fare transit cards

    Confusion, frustration greet new reduced-fare transit cards
    As free rides on CTA, Metra and Pace end for most senior citizens in less than a week, transit officials today offered help, apologies and encouragement about how to use new reduced-fare cards. The new process will be a chore to get started, but resuming...
  • CTA pilgrimage of 143 stations

    CTA pilgrimage of 143 stations
    Like some Chicago Catholics, Aidan Gillespie of Pilsen performed the Stations of the Cross last week to prepare for Easter—except he did it using CTA stations. Gillespie, 24, said he traveled the length of the CTA rail system to visit 10 churches...
  • Runaway overtime spending at CTA

    Runaway overtime spending at CTA
    Working for a public agency with a runaway overtime problem, CTA veteran Jackie Hubbard logged an average of 34 hours of OT on top of each 40-hour week, according to payroll records. "Some people at CTA are picky about the type of work they do and the...
  • A look into our story about "CTA overtime in overdrive"

    A look into our story about "CTA overtime in overdrive"
    After months of wrangling over data, it wasn't until Dec. 23 that CTA officials dropped a bombshell to finally explain why their figure for overtime paid to employees was millions of dollars lower than the number the Tribune arrived at by analyzing the...
  • CTA approves 'facelift' for 7 Red Line stations

    CTA approves 'facelift' for 7 Red Line stations
    Seven of the most shabby, leaky and all-around deplorable rail stations on the CTA Red Line north branch are in store for a “$57.4 million face lift’’ starting this summer and running through early next year, under a contract the CTA...