Thursday, January 17, 2008

Mass Transit Funding -- windy burgh

Chicago mass transit funding has been in peril. Just like funding in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Illinois legislators just passed legislation to provide more transit funding for Chicago AND provide free rides to senior citizens! See the following forward:

Subject: Mass-transit bill approved

State lawmakers have approved Gov. Blagojevich's plan to give free rides to seniors as part of a package to prevent major service cuts and some fare increases for Chicago-area public transit riders.

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