File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA OKs Price Hikes For Passes, Exempts O’Hare Workers From Blue Line Surcharge

When low-paid part-time employees from O’Hare International Airport complained loud and long that a $5 fare for Blue Line rides leaving the airport was too much, someone listened.

WBBM Newsradio–12/18/2012

CTA 'L' Train (File Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Mayor Defends Remarks On Price Increases For CTA Passes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday defended his comments about the plan to raise the prices for CTA passes, saying his words on Monday were misinterpreted.

WBBM Newsradio–11/28/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: CTA Price Increases Hard To Swallow

It was a bad day today on the subway, knowing my 30 day pass is about to expire, and the cost of a new one’s about to go up next year.



Report: State Employee Traded Sox Skybox For Lollapalooza Passes

A state employee is under the microscope for trading the use of a White Sox skybox for passes to Lollapalooza.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

(credit: Museum of Science and Industry website)

MSI To Give Out Free Admission Passes For First-Day CPS Attendance

Chicago school students are getting freebies, but they have to earn them.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011