Joe Costello

Durbin, Business Leaders Frustrated With Transit Funding DeadlockRoad 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.
State Pays Nearly $100M Owed To Transit AgenciesThe state of Illinois is coughing up some of the money it owes to the Chicago area’s transit agencies.
Seniors' Free Rides Now In Quinn's HandsLegislation 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.