Chicago-Area Transit Agencies Face ‘Drastic’ Service Cuts As Pandemic Ridership Plummets

On a recent weekday morning at Chicago’s Jefferson Park Blue Line station, Bobby Patel manned a magazine stand from behind a plastic screen. A sign at the door reads, “one customer at a time.” This story also appeared in WBEZ On an average weekday before the pandemic, thousands of commuters would pass through the Jefferson […]