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January 2, 2014

Chicago Transit makes Ventra payment enhancements

Include adding easy-to-understand graphic decals to every rail turnstile and bus Ventra reader to identify the optimal location for card placement.


January 2, 2013

N.Y. MTA Metro-North Railroad turns 30

Boasts a consistent on-time performance of better than 97%, a customer satisfaction rating of 93% and annual ridership of about 84 million. In 1983 system-wide on-time performance was hovering at 80.5% and annual ridership was 42 million and dropping.


May 25, 2010

Chicago to equip all stations with cameras by May

After each station has at least one high-definition camera, additional cameras will be installed across the rail system beginning with the Loop stations and along the Brown and Red lines by this fall. All stations will have multiple cameras by the end of the year.


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