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Let's Discuss A CTA Safety Decision...

By Tankboy in News on Feb 20, 2014 4:15PM

Deicing gear on a Blue Line train car packed with passengers Photo by Jim Kopeny / Tankboy

We understand the need to de-ice the tracks for our safety, but is it really safe to keep the chemicals and electric gear needed to accomplish that task in a CTA train car, filled with passengers, and no CTA employee standing guard. In fact, should this stuff be on a train with passengers* even if it is guarded?


*I mean, given how sane every person who takes the CTA is, what could possibly go wrong?