Accessibility   |   Management & Operations   |   Motorcoach   |   Rail   |   Sustainability   |   University

October 17, 2013

4 Chicago-area boards should become one like N.Y., study says

CHICAGO — A consultant Wednesday recommended the Chicago area move to a New York City-like transit structure that would replace the RTA, CTA, Metra and Pace boards with one board driven by a “regional” focus rather than parochial concerns, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

The result of the study, was delivered to both the RTA, which commissioned the study in the first place, and a gubernatorial taskforce that released its own initial findings, which included that “the present system was created to represent political and geographic constituencies rather than to provide excellent transit service for the whole region.’’ For the full story, click here.

 RELATED: "Chicago RTA proposes merging planning departments."

deli.cio.us digg it stumble upon newsvine
[ Request More Info about this product / service / company ]

    There are no comments.

E-NEWSLETTER

Receive the latest Metro E-Newsletters in your inbox!

Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!

View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit

White Papers

Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.

More white papers


STORE
METRO Magazine - April 2013

METRO Magazine
Here are the Highlight:
  • BRT Survey: Coordination Construction Top Challenges
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cells Gather Steam as Viable Fleet Option
  • Alternative Project Delivery Opens Doors to Innovation
    And much more…
  •  
    DIGITAL EDITION

    The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue