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Daley Off the Rails on O’Hare Fast-Train Idea?

Now that Daley is a lame-duck mayor, should he be proposing an expensive maglev rail link to O’Hare–especially since his last airport-train idea cost $300 million, ruined a Loop ‘L’ station, and still failed?

BREAKING NEWS: CTA May Cease Operating in 2010

The Chicago Tribune’s John Hilkevitch reports today that due to the failing economy, the Chicago Transit Authority is now facing a budget crisis so huge that the agency my simply cease operating in 2010 without emergency state funding. So why isn’t this front-page news?