fare increase

The South Shore Line. (CBS)

Tickets For South Shore Trains To Rise 10-15 Percent

It’ll soon cost more to ride the South Shore commuter train that serves northwest Indiana.


A CTA train. (CBS)

CTA To Hold Hearings On Fare Hikes, Service Cuts

The 2013 CTA budget calls for fare hikes for daily, three day, seven day and 30 day passes effective Jan. 14.


CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Proposes Hikes To Weekly, Monthly Passes

The New Year will mean higher fares for half of the CTA’s ridership.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2012

UP West Metra Train

Metra: Fare Increases Could Occur On Emergency Basis

The risks include a spike in fuel prices, severe snow or heat, a major derailment or a bridge failure.


Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Metra Board Approves Steep Fare Increase

The Metra board has approved the largest fare increase in the agency’s history.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2011

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Metra To Slap Limits On Purchases Of 10-Ride Tickets

If you are worried about a Metra fare increase, and want to stockpile 10-ride tickets, you had better act now.

WBBM Newsradio–11/09/2011

credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Digital Chicago

Metra Warns Of Higher Fares, Service Cuts

Metra is preparing riders for higher fares and possible service cuts next year.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011