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Cta Ventra Payment System

The Ventra Era Begins: What You Need To Know

Posted 09.09.2013 | Chicago

A new payment system era blows into Chicago as Ventra cards are rolled out to the masses Monday. Depending on who you ask, however, some commuters...

CTA Plans To Boost Wireless Service In Subways

Posted 04.03.2013 | Chicago

On the 40th anniversary of the cell phone, the Chicago Transit Authority rolled out a bit of cell-related news of its own: A future plan for robust wi...

Rider Starts Anti-Ventra Petition As Doubts For Lawmakers Linger

Posted 04.01.2013 | Chicago

Amid fees, confusion and higher prices, Chicago Transit Authority customers have found little to like in the agency's new Ventra payment system. L...

RTA Concerned With New Fees For CTA Riders Under Ventra System

Posted 03.20.2013 | Chicago

The head of the Regional Transportation Authority this week became the latest in a long line of those expressing concern with new fees associated with...

CTA Ventra Critics Say Price Plan Will Hurt The Poor

Posted 03.12.2013 | Chicago

As the start date for the Chicago Transit Authority's new Ventra payment system nears, critics are questioning whether several of the plan's strategie...

CTA Single-Ride Rail Fares Could Cost $3 Thanks To Ventra

Posted 03.07.2013 | Chicago

The cost of a single-ride CTA rail fare could cost $3 for riders paying with cash by this summer, when the agency's new Ventra open fare payment syste...