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The Civic Federation is a non-partisan government research organization working to maximize the quality and cost-effectiveness of government services in the Chicago region and State of Illinois.

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ICYMI: Civic Federation: waiting around hoping to get $215M of State pension funding is not the answer https://t.co/GsCAenYizY
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Between FY2013 and FY2017, productivity declined because ridership hasn’t kept pace with labor costs: https://t.co/2NpeDykC5B

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12.01.16

The Civic Federation recently released its analysis of the CTA’s FY2017 Budget. The Civic Federation supports the Chicago Transit Authority’s FY2017 operating budget of $1.52 billion because it holds base...

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The Civic Federation
ICYMI: Civic Federation: waiting around hoping to get $215M of State pension funding is not the answer https://t.co/GsCAenYizY
The Civic Federation
Between FY2013 and FY2017, productivity declined because ridership hasn’t kept pace with labor costs: https://t.co/2NpeDykC5B
The Civic Federation
Rail service in all transit systems is more cost effective than bus service due to higher ridership on rail service https://t.co/2NpeDy30H1