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  • Disinvestment, perverse economics threaten CTA turnaround attempts, new transit boss says

     
    Reductions in transit investment coupled with “perverse economics” threaten the CTA's ability to ever modernize its aging system and nurture ridership growth, new CTA President …...
  • Aldermen like Emanuel's picks for transportation, consumer affairs

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 3:40 p.m. A City Council committee cleared the way today for the city’s next transportation commissioner, who hails from Washington and promised to use his connections to help Chicago get more money for infrastructure...
  • Former CTA chief to be Emanuel's environment commissioner

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 1:26 p.m. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel today followed through on his promise to give the Chicago Transit Authority president he replaced a new gig in his administration. Rich Rodriguez will take over as commissioner of the......
  • Emanuel, Claypool should focus on improving the CTA’s service, experts and riders say

     
    Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel and the political reformer he selected to run the CTA, Forrest Claypool, are heavyweight policy wonks. Yet they might best serve commuters …...
  • Aldermen like Emanuel's pick for environment agency

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 11:07 a.m. A City Council committee today cleared the path for approval of an old hand from the former Mayor Richard Daley’s administration to lead environmental efforts under the city’s new chief executive. With...
  • Aldermanic races in Lincoln Park, Uptown about development, political approach

     
    Posted by Erika Slife at 4:15 p.m. Editor's note: this is a longer version of a story that appears in Saturday's print edition. For decades, many of the city’s North Side neighborhoods embraced political independence, electing lakefront liberals who...
  • Emanuel names Claypool new CTA president

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 11:02 a.m.; last updated at 12:22 p.m. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel today named City Hall veteran Forrest Claypool to take over as president of the Chicago Transit Authority and announced another Daley Administration insider, Terry...
  • Lois Scott to be part of Emanuel's finance and budget team

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 11:20 p.m. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel is expected to name his budget and finance team as early as Wednesday. Lois Scott will be named the city's chief fiscal officer, according to a transition aide. Scott, the......
  • LaHood: Air traffic controllers have 'personal responsibility'

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson and Jon Hilkevitch at 2:51 p.m. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, embarrassed by reports of air-traffic controllers asleep at their jobs, said today that as well-trained professionals they have a “personal...
  • Left on (board)

     
    Former Chicago inspector general David Hoffman and former Cook County Commissioner Forrest Claypool (left), both well regarded figures in the political reform community on the left, endorsed Rahm Emanuel for mayor today (via Cap Fax). The momentum here is...
  • Ald. Eugene Schulter drops out of 47th Ward race as he pursues tax appeals appointment

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 4:02 p.m.; updated at 4:10 p.m. Longtime North Side Ald. Eugene Schulter is ending his re-election bid as he pursues an appointment to a Cook County panel that hears property-tax appeals. Schulter today said he's......
  • Berrios puts son, sister on assessor payroll

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 6:30 p.m. Just days into his tenure as Cook County assessor, Joseph Berrios has hired his son and sister to work for him. Berrios brought over his close relatives from the county’s property tax appeals......