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The CTA's new Ventra card. (CBS)

Facing Criticism, CTA Cuts Some Fees For Its New Transit-Debit Card

Pushback by riders and consumer groups have prompted the CTA to pull back on some of the fees it intended to charge when it introduces its new Ventra transit fare card this summer.


A Ventra machine at a CTA station. (CBS)

Fees Could Pile Up For CTA Riders Who Use Ventra Card’s Debit Option

CTA and Pace customers who sign up for a prepaid debit card account under the agencies’ new Ventra fare card system later this year would face a bevy of fees and other charges tied to their accounts.