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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 Pass Fare Hike Begins Monday

Posted 01.13.2013 | Chicago

Penny-pinching CTA riders, it's time to stock up: on Monday, the agency's controversial pass hike goes into effect, increasing the price of some passe...

New Year Rings In, New Fees Ring Up

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

As of January 1 in Chicago, it's out with the old and in with the new—fees that is. 2013 marks the start of a new crop of fees for Cook County r...

Rahm Urges Critics Of CTA Pass Hike To Drive Instead

Posted 11.27.2012 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday addressed the CTA's recently announced pass fare hike, urging riders unhappy with the price increase to simply co...

CTA Approves 2009 Fare Hike

Chicago Sun-Times | Mary Wisniewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CTA riders will see higher fares with the new year: The transit agency board this afternoon approved fare hikes for 2009 but at a lower level than ori...

CTA Fares Rising Soon

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ridership on CTA buses and trains has been up significantly this year, but CTA President Ron Huberman says nonetheless, fares must go up. As CBS 2's...