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August 28, 2012

Chicago Transit partnership offers free student rides

The three-year agreement is the first-ever multi-year sponsorship of the Chicago Transit Authority’s First Day of School Free Rides program. Sun-Times Media is contributing more than $150,000 to the program, designed to promote first-day attendance for Chicago Public School elementary and high school students.


March 20, 2012

Chicago transit to sell train naming rights

Chicago Transit Authority issued RFPs for the naming rights to its Holiday Train, New Year’s Eve Penny Rides, Free Rides on the first day of school, and its Bus Tracker and Train Tracker. Partnership will also include branding, advertising, communication and promotion, online promotion and links.


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