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September 5, 2013

Task force appointed to reform Chicago area transit network

Gov. Pat Quinn asked the group to develop ways to eliminate waste, fraud and abuse at the CTA, Metra and Pace, as well as the oversight agency, the Regional Transportation Authority, and to streamline overall system operations.


July 17, 2013

Ousted Metra chief to face questions about departure

Expected to address allegations that his downfall was connected to his refusal to grant the Illinois House Speaker's patronage requests.


May 31, 2012

Consolidation of some CTA, Metra, Pace services sought

Chairman says combining redundant service routes, purchasing, personnel, marketing and maintenance departments, could save taxpayers $150 million a year.


April 11, 2011

Nashville MTA, RTA fill GM posts

Lora Baulsir, who most recently served as director of customer care for the MTA and chief administrative officer for the RTA, now serves as the full-time GM of the RTA, while Bob Baulsir, who previously served as COO, now serves as GM, administration, for MTA and RTA.


July 15, 2009

Chicago balances budget without cuts, increases

Strong performance in both ridership and revenue in the first half of the year, coupled with strict cost controls enabled the CTA to balance the budget without implementing service reductions.


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