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CTA To Buy Up To 100 New ‘Supersize’ Buses

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Your chances of getting a seat on the bus could get a little better soon.

The CTA board has voted to buy as many as 100 new articulated buses to replaces smaller buses on busy routes.

Those are the double-length buses with the flexible section in the middle.

WBBM’s Bob Roberts reports they’ll be used to increase capacity on some popular routes.

The new buses will not be used to replace older articulated buses.

Deliveries will begin in the fall

LISTEN: WBBM Newsradio’s Bob Roberts Reports