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A Ventra fare card reader. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Paying Up To $245K For Ventra Calls After Original Vendor Swamped

“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.