Ventra App Exceeds 2 Million Downloads In Less Than 2 YearsThe Chicago Transit Authority, Metra and Pace announced Friday that the Ventra transit app has been downloaded more than two million times.
RTA Worrying About State's Backlog In Public Transportation FundingThe Regional Transportation Authority is beginning to worry about its ballooning backlog in funding from the state's Public Transportation Fund -- and what it could mean for CTA, Metra and Pace riders.
Pace Buses To Start Using Shoulders On EdensConstruction is underway on the Edens Expressway to make room for the addition of the “bus on shoulder” program, according to IDOT.
Happy Transit Workers Appreciation Day!CTA, Metra, Pace and the South Shore Line all hope you tell a transit worker "Thank you."
PACE Responds To Paratransit ConcernsPACE responded to multiple CBS 2 reports of Paratransit concerns of delayed pickups or neglect to pick up.
Autistic Teen Left Behind By Paratransit DriverMichael McDonough, 17, said he was waiting for a few hours for the Pace-operated transportation service, which provides rides for the disabled.
Girl Hospitalized After Being Hit By Bus In Woodstock A little girl is hospitalized after she was hit by a Pace bus in far northwest suburban Woodstock.
Chicago Area Transit Officials Increasingly Anxious As State Budget Impasse ContinuesChicago-area transit officials sound increasingly anxious over the inability to legislative leaders and the governor to reach agreement on a state budget.
Ventra App Proves Popular With Transit Riders On Public DebutThe Ventra smart phone app is off to a fast start. By mid-afternoon Thursday, the first day it was available to the general public, more than 20,000 people had downloaded the free app and it was the #3 trending app at The App Store.
Mass Transit Agencies Step Up Security After Paris Terror AttacksPassengers might notice extra security when boarding the train during the morning commute on Monday.
Ventra App To Allow Transit Users To Pay Fares On Their PhonesGetting around Chicago on public transportation is about to get a lot easier. The CTA, Metra, and Pace have announced a new app that will allow riders to pay for fares on all three systems using their mobile devices.
Metra, Pace Approve Fare IncreasesThe increases are tucked into 2016 budgets that the Metra and Pace boards approved unanimously in separate votes Wednesday.