The Metra board has approved the largest fare increase in the agency’s history.
The executive inspector general of the State of Illinois is about to gain oversight power over Chicago area transit agencies.
Two newly-completed reports to Metra’s board of directors concluded that the commuter rail agency’s late executive director was secretive, managed in an inconsistent style, used his authority to circumvent controls and benefit himself and chosen subordinates — but was an autocratic lone wolf.
Metra’s board is narrowing the list of candidates to become the agency’s executive director, replacing the late Phil Pagano, who committed suicide in May amid allegations of financial improprieties.
Metra’s board is narrowing the list of candidates to become the agency’s executive director, replacing the late Phil Pagano, who committed suicide in Mary amid allegations of financial improprieties.
There are some startling revelations about the life of Phil Pagano, the Metra chief who committed suicide stepping in front of a train earlier this year.
He made $240K a year before committing suicide. The widow of Metra exec Phil Pagano says he left her broke and more than $1 million in debt.
Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) slammed Metra in a letter, as he withdrew his name from consideration as executive director of the commuter train agency.
Comes one day after the release of the latest report to document irregularities at Metra under its late executive director, Phil Pagano.
Members of the RTA board took action to curb pension abuses, one day after the release of the latest report to document irregularities at Metra.
CHICAGO (WBBM) — A review of executive compensation policies at Metra under the late Executive Director Phil Pagano found that top executives disregarded rules that applied to those outside the executive suite. Newsradio 780′s Bob […]