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January 2014

‘Polar Vortex’ freezes up public transit service

Amtrak suffered some service disruptions and delays, with three trains halted about 80 miles from Chicago, when drifting snow and ice made the tracks impassable.

April 2013

Ill. public transportation agencies fight conceal carry law

In February, Illinois legislators began debating a concealed carry law, including whether firearms should be allowed on public transportation.

February 2013

Passengers Seek More Ways to Pay Fares

Transit agencies across the country are discovering that passengers want to pay for fares the same way they pay for everything else — with their own bank cards or smartphones.

December 2012

Revised ad policies helping transit agencies

Within the past year, several U.S. transit agencies have revamped their advertising policies in an attempt to generate more non-farebox revenue.

August 2012

Transit systems reunite owners with lost items

Transit agencies’ lost and found departments catalog, store and sometimes track down the owners of items left on buses and railcars.

August 2012

Innovative approach to creating app

Greater Good’s plan for the innovative app stems from co-founder George Aye’s experience as lead designer at CTA.

July 2009

Chicago RTA launches multi-modal trip planner

Chicago RTA's new multi-modal trip planning tool provides side-by-side comparisons of transit, driving and walking travel options. It includes Chicago Transit Authority, Metra and Pace routes.

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