Crossing Guards

Free Rides For Some Government Workers Costing CTA MillionsFive months after ending free rides for all senior citizens, the CTA is still providing free rides to thousands of civil service employees -- a practice that dates back to 1945, when it was mainly a “courtesy” extended to police and firefighters.
Joliet Considering Privatizing Crossing GuardsThe City of Joliet is considering farming out the jobs of school crossing guards in order to save some money.
Carpentersville Wonders How To Handle Drivers After Cutting Crossing GuardsThe crossing guards are gone in Carpentersville, and village officials are trying to figure out how to get children safely to and from school.