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Stertil-Koni wins bid for CTA lifts

Stertil-Koni, manufacturer of heavy duty vehicle lifts, this week announced that it has been awarded a major competitive bid with the Chicago Transit Authority.

CTA and Mayor Emanuel welcome new class of bus drivers

The graduates are part of CTA hiring related to the Red Line South project.

CTA, Pace introduce new fare payment system

The Chicago Transit Authority and Pace last week unveiled Ventra, a fare payment system that will provide CTA and Pace customers with a new way to pay for train and bus rides.

CTA announces initiative to reduce crowding, improve service

In a major initiative to reduce uncomfortable crowding and meet growing ridership, the CTA is adding bus and train service to high-demand routes.

CTA to sell 3-Day transit passes on Groupon

The Chicago Transit Authority has partnered with Groupon to offer discounted 3-Day passes to CTA riders.

CTA to sell some naming rights

Chicago Transit Authority is seeking bids for corporate naming rights for various assets, including CTA’s Bus Tracker and Train Tracker, the Holiday Train and New Year’s Eve penny rides.

$51 million earmarked for Illinois transit

U.S. Department of Transportation grants totaling more than $51 million is headed to the state of Illinois to fund a number of transit projects.

CTA cuts 200 jobs to ease budget woes

Facing a $277 million budget deficit, the Chicago Transit Authority will eliminated more than 200 positions and will review sick and vacation leave policies.

Money earmarked for 50 new Chicago transit cops

On Wednesday Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced an $800,000 investment to hire 50 full-time police officers to patrol the city’s bus and rail system.

CTA slashes top-level positions

The Chicago Transit Authority has eliminated 54 non-union positions, including 26 manager-level positions.