Cubic Transportation Systems
Bus drivers have said they’re seeing fewer problems with Ventra fare cards, and the mayor said he’s not holding Claypool responsible for the foul-ups with the switchover to Ventra.
A union official on Thursday showed reporters a photograph of a Ventra card that worked –- despite having a negative balance of $272.50.
“Courtesy calls” to Ventra customers are being made by a vendor hired by the Chicago Transit Authority for up to $245,000 without CTA board approval as part of an “unforeseen” Ventra expense, CTA officials said Monday.
Pace has officially wedded itself to the Chicago Transit Authority’s effort to allow riders to pay their fares using credit and debit cards, and eventually using smart phones.