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Red Line transit TIF sets off debate on transportation funding

Posted on December 02, 2016

Chicago Sun-Times

This article examines a new transit tax increment financing (TIF) district that will help fund the Chicago Transit Authority red line modernization. Laurence Msall, President of the Civic Federation, acknowledges that this is a creative way to fund Chicago transit in the absence of a State capital bill, but warns that it could change the policy for how public transit is funded in Illinois.