Policy Documents

Rta Report Shows Metra Misled Public On Settlement Costs

Richard Wronski and Stacy St. Clair –
August 21, 2013

In this investigative report on government corruption in Chicago, and in the public transportation agency, the authors assert that, 

Metra officials repeatedly misled the public when they insisted that an unusually large severance package for former CEO Alex Clifford saved taxpayers millions of dollars in potential litigation costs, a bruising report from the Regional Transportation Authority suggests.