Joe Costello

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin

Durbin, Business Leaders Frustrated With Transit Funding Deadlock

Road and mass transit construction projects nationwide could begin grinding to a halt next week unless a deadlock over funding is broken in Congress, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is getting impatient.

WBBM Newsradio–03/26/2012

(Credit: CBS)

State Pays Nearly $100M Owed To Transit Agencies

The state of Illinois is coughing up some of the money it owes to the Chicago area’s transit agencies.

WBBM Newsradio–07/21/2011

An elevated Chicago Transit Authority train (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Seniors’ Free Rides Now In Quinn’s Hands

Legislation that would restrict free mass transit rides to low-income Illinois senior citizens is awaiting action by Gov. Pat Quinn., who previously has defended free rides for all seniors.

WBBM Newsradio–01/18/2011