Here are top CTA news items from the past week.
Ventra mobile tickets coming next year. The CTA is investing $1.7 million to develop a smartphone app that also could be used on Metra and Pace. But this pay choice would not fulfill the state requirement of a universal fare system for the three Chicago-area transit agencies.
DNA links Oak Lawn man to 2012 sex abuse on CTA. Michael Robinson was charged last week with aggravated criminal sexual abuse after his DNA was linked to an incident on a Blue Line train. His semen was recovered from the woman’s coat and backpack.
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