RTA Chairman John Gates Jr. is calling for an independent analysis of the problem-plagued rollout of the CTA's new Ventra fare payment system.
“This has morphed into far more than a computer glitch,” Gates told the Tribune in its report. Gates directed the agency’s auditor, Michael Zumach, to report back to the RTA board at its December meeting.
CTA President Forrest Claypool probably laughed out loud when he heard this, as he pretty much ignores the RTA and its "oversight." As evidenced by these recent stories:
CTA, other agencies reject bid to consolidate borrowing for transit projects, equipment
CTA Chairman Claypool Says Agency Not In Need Of Shake Up
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