Penny Rides


How To Drink Away The Pain Of 2012 OR How To Celebrate New Year’s Eve

Did 2012 break you, too? Did it stomp you into the little, wretched human being your mother always claimed you’d turn into? Just shake it off, buddy. Seriously, everyone has a bad day… week… year… every once in awhile. It happens. All you need to do is blow off some steam. Here’s how you can do that on NYE…


The CTA's festive "Holiday Train" was back in business this week and will appear on all L lines in the coming weeks. (CBS)

CTA’s New Year’s Penny Rides Now Sponsored By Miller Lite

For the first time ever, the CTA will have a corporate sponsor to back its popular “penny rides” on New Year’s Eve.


CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA To Offer New Year’s Eve Penny Rides

Once again, the Chicago Transit Authority is saying “Happy New Year” with its famous penny rides.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2010

Photo Of Pennies. (AP Photo)

It’s Back: Ride For A Penny On New Year’s Eve

For those who can give up their cars, penny rides on public transit on New Year’s Eve are a way to avoid sky-high parking fees and let someone else do the driving.

WBBM Newsradio–12/20/2010