Fare Follies

CTA president Ron Huberman says more fare hikes may be on the way in part due to the revenue lost by giving seniors free rides, which he says has turned out to be “a pretty expensive venture.”

If we can’t recall Gov. Blagojevich, can we just recall his inane policy decrees?

Meanwhile, Huberman says the CTA is in discussions to build an El station inside a grocery store. He won’t say which one, but I’m guessing it’s a place that sells medical supplies and flashlights.

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2 responses to “Fare Follies

  1. Unindicted Co-conspirator

    The only location I can think of that could have both a grocery & L station is Wilson.
    There once was a grocery at the south end of the Wilson station building in the 60s & 70s.

  2. The day Blajo’s announcement about a free ride for seniors came out, I was interviewed on the street by an NPR reporter. The first thing I said was, “how are they going to afford it.” It’s actually really depressing to be right.

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