Public hearing Wednesday on CTA budget; Chicago Card data helps nab rapist
The CTA holds its only public hearing on the 2009 budget and fare increase this Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 6 pm at the CTA headquarters, 567 W. Lake St.
You can download a PDF of the 88-page budget document here.
Stolen Chicago Card ties suspect to two rapes. The Trib reports that a suspect in one rape used the stolen Chicago Card from his victim to later board a bus, where he found a second alleged victim. Excellent detective work!
CTA Tattler opines on Outside the Loop radio. Check out the podcast interview with yours truly by the folks at Outside the Loop Radio. We stand outside the Morse Red Line station and discuss the latest budget, proposed fare increase, and crime on the CTA.