Mayor Monday: Assessing the future of transportation in Chicago

January 10, 2011

Produced by Eight Forty-Eight

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A CTA train in Chicago.

Every Monday "Eight Forty-Eight" looks at some of the issues facing Chicago’s next mayor with the series Mayor Monday. This Monday's topic is transportation. Talk about planes, trains and automobiles is on the docket. But in a city whose El is as much icon as mode of transport, getting around goes much deeper.

The panel of experts is Joe Schwieterman is a Professor at DePaul University’s School of Public Service. Aaron Renn blogs about urban planning and transportation as The Urbanophile. And, Mike Brockway is the Parking Ticket Geek from The Expired Meter.com.

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