Rainbow PUSH – Transportation Workshop – Part 1

State Representative Al Riley moderated a Transportation Panel at the Rainbow PUSH – 43rd Annual International Convention in Chicago.  In the first hour, panelists discussed the role of manufacturing in mass transit, high speed rail and public private partnerships for transit expansion.  This video is uploaded with permission from Rainbow…

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Groundbreaking ceremony for new PACE Operations in South Suburbs

  • More of PACE fleet
  • PACE fleet
  • Shaking hands with Lynwood Mayor Gene Williams
  • Press conference for PACE ground breaking
  • PACE shovel picture
  • Ground breaking of PACE new facility
  • With Flossmoor Mayor Paul Braun
  • With Governor Quinn
  • PACE hard hat
  • Speaking to TJ Ross
  • TJ Ross speaking with Representative Robert Rita
  • With Senator Harris and Rocky Donahue

Investment Will Create 300 New Jobs, Consolidate Operational Functions to Improve Productivity, Service and Innovation CHICAGO – On October 11, 2014 Governor Pat Quinn announced a major investment to consolidate several PACE operations in one location to improve productivity, service and innovation for the Chicago-area bus transportation system. Approximately 300…

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Rep. Riley On WBBM Discussing His Mass Transit Reform Bill

By Dave Dahl from the Illinois Radio Network on WBBM Chicago – August 27, 2014 Governor Quinn signed Representative Riley’s bill (SB3056).   Rep. Riley introduced the bill based on hours of testimony from House Mass Transit committee hearings held in Chicago and Springfield.  Testimony was given from the transit service…

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