Bus Drivers

A Ventra fare card reader. (Credit: CBS)

Transit Union: Delay Final Ventra Switchover Until It’s Fixed

Amalgamated Transit Union Division 308 President Robert Kelly said the employees he represents are getting verbal abuse daily.

11/01/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel shakes hands with one of 36 new CTA bus drivers who started work on Oct. 15, 2012. The CTA is hiring 400 new bus drivers in time for the overhaul of the south branch of the Red Line next year. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya, WBBM)

CTA Hiring Hundreds Of New Bus Drivers Ahead Of Red Line Overhaul

Three dozen new bus drivers have graduated from the CTA training program, in preparation for next year’s massive Red Line reconstruction project.

WBBM Newsradio–10/15/2012

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Hiring Bus Drivers For Shuttles During Red Line Reconstruction

If you’re looking for work, there may be an opportunity Monday for you to become a bus driver.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Leonardo Elias' life changed forever when an Alltown school bus hit him. (courtesy Elias family attorney)

2 Investigators: CPS Bus Vendor Has History Of Accidents, Injuries

Despite this history, the Alltown bus company has an $11.7 million contract with Chicago Public Schools to provide 248 buses. 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.

04/26/2012

Red Light Camera

CTA Has Paid More Than $300K For Bus Drivers Who Blow Through Red Lights

The transit agency is paying big bucks for red-light tickets, but CTA officials say bus drivers can be fired for too many violations.

03/10/2011