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5 Ways Chicago Transit Authority Shows It Hates Chicagoans

Olivia Cole | Posted 07.15.2014 | Chicago
Olivia Cole

If you live here, you have felt it. Perhaps you've thought, "I have been standing on this platform/bus stop for half of my life. Why? Someone must hate me."

Ventra Sends Card To Woman Who Died 5 Years Ago

Posted 11.12.2013 | Chicago

And here we thought the only thing Chicagoans were generally capable of accomplishing beyond the grave was, as legend has it, voting. It appears Ve...

How Some CTA Bus Riders Using Ventra Cards Are Being Charged Double

Posted 11.08.2013 | Chicago

The hits just keep coming for Ventra, the Chicago Transit Authority's new fare payment system. On the heels of the CTA announcing it was discontinu...

CTA Makes A Big Ventra Change Amid Backlash

Posted 10.09.2013 | Chicago

As CTA customers continue to struggle with registering their Ventra cards -- and encountering lengthy (half hour-plus) wait times on the new fare paym...

It's Now A Lot Harder For CTA Riders To Avoid Ventra

Posted 10.07.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Still holding out on signing up for Ventra, the CTA and Pace's new payment system, amid reports of its clunky rollout? Registered but...

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 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....

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...