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Tollway OKs $44 million contract for ‘cutting-edge’ payment system

RTA to investigate Metra CEO severance package; Board briefed on Ventra system implementation

At the start of Wednesday’s Regional Transportation Authority monthly board meeting RTA Chairman John Gates said that RTA staff will look into the severance package given to former Metra CEO Alex Clifford.

“Our staff will be looking into the approval of that,” Gates said. “It is certainly the purview of Metra to hire and fire who they please. However, the responsible use of taxpayer assets and the financial oversight and audit of the service boards is something that we’ll be looking into on this particular issue.”

Metra offering $5 unlimited ride ticket for Blackhawks rally

RTA opens probe into big Metra settlement with its ex-CEO

Metra didn’t have to pay outgoing CEO any severance, experts say

What next for Metra?

Metra CEO quits, gets $442,237 in buyout

Route 59 construction could start in August

CTA to conduct Blue Line infrastructure update study

The Chicago Transit Authority announced on Thursday it plans to conduct a study to determine the need for infrastructure updates to the Blue Line track along the Eisenhower Expressway.

IDOT finances rife with errors, oversight lapses, state audit finds