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CTA's Ventra System To Launch In August

Posted 06.26.2013 | Chicago

Love it or loathe it, the Chicago Transit Authority's new Ventra payment system is kicking off soon, with an official launch date set for August. ...

CTA Service Disruptions Continue In Phase 2 Of Wells Street Bridge Reconstruction

Posted 04.29.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Work continues this week on the Wells Street Bridge for the second -- and final -- phase of the 90-year-old bridge's reconstruction. ...

CTA Scraps 2 Service Fees From Ventra Payment Plan

Posted 03.26.2013 | Chicago

The Chicago Transit Authority announced Monday it was scrapping two fees from some of the Ventra payment plans expected to go into effect this summer....

PHOTOS: Wells Street Bridge Re-Opens To CTA Trains

Posted 03.11.2013 | Chicago

Downtown commuters rejoice: The Wells Street bridge is re-open to trains as of Monday morning. Following nine days of commute-crushing construction...

Police To Pink Line Riders: Watch Your Pockets

Posted 12.23.2012 | Chicago

A spate of robberies aboard the Chicago Transit Authority Pink Line has police warning travelers to watch out. According to a police alert issued ...

Penny Rides Return To CTA For New Year's Eve

Posted 12.06.2012 | Chicago

A penny won't buy much these days, but every year from 10 p.m. New Year's Eve until 4 a.m. the next day, it would buy passengers a free ride aboard CT...

Red Line Service Restored After Derailment

Posted 11.05.2012 | Chicago

As of early morning Monday, service on the Chicago Transit Authority Red Line was back to normal following a Sunday derailment near the Granville stop...

Brazil's Earth Day Present: A Sustainable Energy Policy

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil's sustainable energy dividend is the result of generations of trust and cooperation between a strong federal government, parastatal companies and global businesses who have developed the knack of working with them.