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Should The City Adopt This Chicagoan's Superior CTA Signs?Have you noticed more digital signs popping up at Chicago Transit Authority train stops the last few years? They're great for predicting the arrival of trains, but one Chicagoans thinks they could be even better.
CTA's 'Courtesy' Campaign Hilariously Skewers Awful Train And Bus RidersThink of your biggest public transit pet peeves... As it turns out, the Chicago Transit Authority is well aware of them, attacking each and every slight you can think of in their latest advertising campaign.
CTA Rider Satisfaction Down, But Still HighThe vast majority of customers are satisfied with their CTA service, but fewer feel that way than three years ago — especially if they are bus riders, a study indicates.
The CTA Will Let You Rent 'L' TrainsIf you want to board an L train without worrying it will be filled with manspreading bros (or if you want to board an L train and not feel guilty about manspreading), there's a solution: rent your own.
You Should Take Your Pants Off And Ride 'The L'If you've always wanted to ride a CTA train without any pants on, here's your chance. And you won't even get kicked off (or arrested).
Survey: CTA Leaves Low-Income Chicagoans Behind With VentraThe Chicago Transit Authority's transition to Ventra may -- after a series of early hiccups -- have finally started to work for the majority of CTA riders, but there's one group Ventra does not seem to be benefiting: low-income Chicagoans.
More Cops Will Patrol Parks, Transit System To Curb Summer ViolenceThe partnership between police, the Chicago Transit Authority, the Chicago Housing Authority and the Chicago Park District is part of what the city is calling the Summer Surge initiative.
Harsh Winter Takes A Toll On CTA, Pace BudgetsThe polar vortex has blown a hole in the CTA and Pace budgets, but neither agency is pushing the panic button yet.
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With Ventra Back On The Rails, Transition To The New Fare Payment System Could Soon ResumeAccording to the Chicago Transit Authority, there could be a new transition schedule for the Ventra fare payment system as early as next month. This comes after the CTA set three performance standards for Cubic Transportation Systems -- the company behind Ventra -- back in November. As of January 1st, the CTA says Cubic has met these standards.
No Fare Hikes, Service Cuts On CTA, Metra In 2014Chicago transit riders will get a break next year as the CTA said Friday that it will not raise fares or cut service.
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