Chicago Selling Train Station Naming Rights: Report

12/18/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The cash-strapped Chicago Transit Authority is in talks to follow the lead of stadiums and skyscrapers across the country, Jon Hilkevitch reports in the Chicago Tribune:

The Chicago Transit Authority is negotiating with potential corporate sponsors for naming rights at some rail stations as a way to bring in new revenue.

In addition, companies can get their names festooned on highway signs in some parts of the state for sponsoring cleanup projects along stretches of roadways.

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