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Resource ID: #17402
Subject: Transportation
Source: WMAQ-TV (Chicago)
Date: November 14 - 15, 17, 20, 2000



WMAQ conducted a yearlong investigation into the practices of Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus drivers uncovered 127 CTA bus drivers with drunk driving convictions and 56 drivers operating city buses with suspended or revoked licenses. WMAQ also learned that the CTA repeatedly failed to conduct background checks on its drivers, despite having a direct link to the Illinois state drivers license records.

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