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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.

08/20/2014

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CTA To Revamp Its Entire Fleet Of Buses

Within two years, commuters will be riding new or totally rebuilt CTA buses, under a plan unveiled by Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday.

06/01/2012

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Free Public Transit Rides For Seniors End At Midnight

The program that has allowed all Illinois seniors to ride public transit for free will come to an end at midnight Wednesday night.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011

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Free Ride Cards Going Out For Seniors Who Qualify

The Illinois Department on Aging says postcards are in the mail to senior citizens on the state’s Circuit Breaker Program, which will get them as many free rides as they want.

WBBM Newsradio–08/05/2011

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New Transit Fare Cards Arriving For Seniors

New fare cards have begun to arrive from the RTA for more than 427,000 Chicago area senior citizens in the next few days.

WBBM Newsradio–08/01/2011

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Public Transit Getting Back To Normal Friday

Officials at the CTA, Metra and Pace say they are striving for normal weekday service today.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

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End Of Free Rides For Seniors On CTA?

Free rides for seniors on public transit were a gift from since-deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2011