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A Ventra fare card reader. (Credit: CBS)

Ventra Frustrations Take Center Stage At Public Hearing On CTA Budget

The ongoing teething problems with the Ventra fare card were front and center at the CTA’s only public hearing on its 2014 budget.

11/12/2013

File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA OKs Price Hikes For Passes, Exempts O’Hare Workers From Blue Line Surcharge

When low-paid part-time employees from O’Hare International Airport complained loud and long that a $5 fare for Blue Line rides leaving the airport was too much, someone listened.

WBBM Newsradio–12/18/2012

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Boss: No More Doomsdays For Transit Agency

No more doomsdays – that was the promise from Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool on Monday as the agency pushed its new budget.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2012