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Rodriguez Mentioned As Leading Candidate To Head CTA

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Feb 5, 2009 8:00PM

With Ron Huberman moving from the CTA to the Chicago Public Schools in recent weeks, the search is on for a new CTA head. Sources at City Hall are now saying that Aviation Commissioner Richard Rodriguez is the lead candidate. Originally, the top pick was alleged to be Terry Peterson, Daley's 2007 campaign manager, but it doesn't appear Peterson has any interest in leaving Rush University Medical Center where he is vice president of government affairs. Rodriguez has formerly worked with the Chicago Housing Authority and the Department of Aviation.