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A Ventra fare card reader. (Credit: CBS)

Ventra Frustrations Take Center Stage At Public Hearing On CTA Budget

The ongoing teething problems with the Ventra fare card were front and center at the CTA’s only public hearing on its 2014 budget.

11/12/2013

A Ventra machine at a CTA station. (CBS)

Some CTA Riders Still Frustrated By Switch To Ventra

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports call center Wait times have improved significantly, but there are still some customers who are upset with the transition to the new Ventra system.

10/08/2013

The CTA's new Ventra card. (CBS)

CTA Riders: Ventra Card Deadlines Are Pulling Up At The Station

Come Monday, you won’t be able to reload a CTA Chicago Card or buy a new magnetic strip transit card. It’s all part of the transition to the new Ventra Card. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

10/04/2013

The CTA's new Ventra card. (CBS)

CTA’s New Ventra Cards Make Their Debut Monday

It’s called the Ventra card. On Monday, it will officially be used to pay for rides on CTA, Pace and eventually Metra. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

09/05/2013

A Ventra machine at a CTA station. (CBS)

CTA To Roll Out Ventra Transit Card Over Next Two Months

The Ventra card allows riders to use a single card for CTA and Pace transportation, according to a CTA release.

07/29/2013