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May 5, 2011

Chicago Transit Authority fights transit security funding cuts

President Richard Rodriguez appealed to U.S. House Committee members not to reduce funding, especially since the death of Osama Bin Laden may increase the risk of retaliation from his supporters. U.S. Rep. Peter King agreed that transit is vulnerable to a terrorist attack.

November 12, 2010

Chicago Transit Authority to sell naming rights

Rail lines and stations, bus routes, retail concessions, special events, and even the CTA logo are on the auction block.


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