RTA: More Train Troubles Possible Without State FundingRTA Chairman Kirk Dillard told the City Club of Chicago the transit system needs hundreds of millions of dollars for capital projects and upkeep.
RTA Chief Warns: Illinois Could Lose Federal Dollars For Red Line ExtensionThe state of Illinois lacks an infrastructure plan. WBBM's Bob Roberts reports.
RTA Boss Isn't Worried A Trump Administration Will Harm Rail HereRTA Chairman Kirk Dillard says President-Elect Donald Trump is a New York developer who knows the value of good transit. WBBM's Bob Roberts reports.
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.