November 21, 2013
Bob Mirabito, interim CEO for Baton Rouge's Capital Area Transit System, was officially approved to be the new head of the agency on Tuesday, although some officials and transit advocates still have concerns about the board’s lack of commitment to a national search.
October 17, 2013
A consultant recommended that a New York City-like transit structure should replace the RTA, CTA, Metra and Pace boards with one board driven by a “regional” focus rather than parochial concerns.
September 25, 2013
The 5.9-mile, $280 million streetcar system will cost $8.5 million a year to operate — the most extensive and expensive route under consideration.
July 18, 2013
Alex Clifford, testifying before the Regional Transportation Authority board for his severance deal Wednesday, alleges he was pushed out by the Metra board because he resisted pressure from politicians seeking pay raises for pals and patronage hires, according to an AP report.
April 9, 2013
Sought to switch more than 100 nonunion employees to a market-driven salary system with annual raises awarded by merit only, not by cost-of-living or automatic step increases.
August 30, 2012
The recently approved MBTA bailout law, which sent $49 million to the financially struggling transit authority, included a provision to create a new transportation board.
January 25, 2010
Peter Pantuso, CTIS, was also re-elected to serve another one-year term as president/CEO.
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