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  • No CTA fare hike, 'slight' service increase in 2015

     No CTA fare hike, 'slight' service increase in 2015
    The CTA will freeze fares for the second straight year in 2015 and offer a slight increase in Blue and Orange line service aimed at easing crowding, under a proposed $1.44 billion budget that will be unveiled Monday.
  • CTA: No fare hikes in 2015

    CTA: No fare hikes in 2015
    CTA riders will not have to pay more in fares next year, but they will see an increase in rail service during rush hour, according to the transit agency's proposed 2015 budget released early Monday. The freezing of fares is good news for riders who...

    CTA California Blue Line stop opens to fanfare

    CTA California Blue Line stop opens to fanfare
    The California Blue Line station in Logan Square opened to fanfare Thursday as riders returned to a stop they said looked brighter and cleaner and smelled better. The station reopened at 1 a.m. There were LED lights and new furniture on the platform,...

    Move afoot to let smartphones pay transit fares

    Move afoot to let smartphones pay transit fares
    Smartphones would work like "virtual Ventra cards'' under a $2.5 million plan presented Wednesday to quickly knit together a regionwide mobile transit fare-payment system. The proposed Ventra smartphone app is far from the simple, universal fare plan...

    CTA hirings and dismissals

    This week’s story by Tribune reporters Alex Richards and Jon Hilkevitch (“CTA employee dismissals soar under Claypool’s watch,” News, Oct. 14) briefly mentions the more than 1,000 new, good-paying union positions the CTA has...