RTA: Chicago Mass Transit Needs $36B In Infrastructure Upgrades Through 2025A Regional Transportation Authority analysis released Thursday has determined that the CTA, Metra and Pace face $36.4 billion in capital needs over the next 10 years.
Metra Seeking Annual Fare Hikes Over Next Decade, Including Nearly 11 Percent Next YearChicago-area commuters have never seen anything like it. Metra has proposed fare increases averaging 10.8 percent, starting in February, with the guarantee of additional increases every year through 2024.
Kirk Dillard Elected RTA ChairmanThe Regional Transportation Authority is shifting gears – from a developer as its board chairman to a politician and attorney who actually rides mass transit regularly.
Illinois Primary 2014: Rauner Wins GOP Governor Nomination, Will Face Gov. QuinnIllinois Governor Pat Quinn clinched the Democratic nomination for 2014 election, defeating community activist Tio Hardiman.
Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Make Final Push For NominationCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine spent time with three of the four GOP hopefuls.
Dillard Campaigning With Former Illinois Governor Jim EdgarState Senator Kirk Dillard was chief of staff for Jim Edgar when Edgar was governor of Illinois in the '90s.
GOP Gubernatorial Hopefuls Less Fiery In Final DebateThe four Republican candidates for Illinois governor made their cases for becoming the party's nominee Thursday in their final televised primary debate -- an evening that lacked the fiery exchanges of their previous meetings but was packed with more personal moments.
Dillard Catching Up To Rauner In GOP Primary A funny thing may have happened to Bruce Rauner's landslide victory in the GOP primary, an apparent last minute surge by DuPage County State Senator Kirk Dillard.
GOP Candidates Tackle Each Other Head-On In DebateRepublican candidates for governor in Illinois’ upcoming primary election turned on each other Wednesday night.
GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Hold Debate In Springfield Republican gubernatorial candidates took turns attacking-front runner Bruce Rauner in Springfield Tuesday night, in the second of five scheduled full field GOP debates.
Dillard Gets Teachers Union Backing In Race For GovernorState Sen. Kirk Dillard tried to steer clear of the controversy surrounding one of his rivals in the Republican race for governor, as he picked up a key endorsement from a major labor union.
Republican Candidates For Governor Debate Taxes, SpendingState Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard, businessman Bruce Rauner and Treasurer Dan Rutherford faced off in a debate that focused heavily on Illinois' struggling economy and how to improve its business climate.