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Deep cuts: Protests outside CTA headquarters

by Ryan Craggs
Jan 20, 2010


Union workers and CTA riders banded together in protest of planned CTA service cuts and employee layoffs outside CTA headquarters at 10 a.m. With the words, “cut back,” its response, “fight back,” and a cacophony of improvised drums filling the frigid air, protestors sounded off as the CTA board meeting was conducted inside.