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Former Chicago alderman named Metra chairman

Ridership on CTA, Metra, Pace rose 1.9 percent from 2008-2012

CTA Board approves first contract for planned Blue Line repairs

The Chicago Transit Authority Board on Wednesday approved the first contract for the CTA’s four-year plan to redevelop the north branch of the Blue Line. The $25.6 million contract – which represents a small portion of the expected $492 million overall cost of the Your New Blue project – will go toward rehabilitating the Damen, Western and California Blue Line stations.

Metra’s interim boss selected as permanent agency head

The Metra Board on Friday picked interim agency CEO Don Orseno as the permanent head for the scandal-scarred commuter rail agency, effective immediately.

The agency’s 11 board members unanimously voted for Orseno as CEO following a closed-door meeting during which the board interviewed four candidates for the leadership position.


Metra Board sets meeting to pick new chief

CTA sold $82,000 in gifts through website in 2013

Quinn’s transit task force bemoans ‘fragmented’ status quo

A governor’s task force gave initial recommendations Monday on how to improve the performance of the Chicago region’s beleaguered transit systems.

Metra: North Central Line won't reopen until Wednesday

Slammed with calls, AAA Chicago warns of lengthy wait times

CTA nears deal on more than 800 new rail cars