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Chicago Transit Authority

Metra, O'Hare win, high-speed rail loses in new US budget bill

Wilson Red Line rehab: CTA again delays selecting contractor for $203M plan

CTA Red, Purple line project gets funding boost

Ventra meets performance benchmarks

CTA chooses artists for new works in eight Red Line stations

Medical District Blue Line station to get $23M makeover

The Chicago Transit Authority will use Tax Increment Finance money to make $23 million in improvements to the Illinois Medical District Chicago Transit Authority Blue Line station, which lies in a rapidly-developing Near West Side community.

On Tuesday, the CTA Board signed off on an agreement with the Mayor’s Office to route Central West Tax Increment Finance District money toward the station, with construction slated to start in 2015.

Groups to CTA union: Save ex-offender jobs program

Ventra failures resulted in $1.2 million in free rides

Ventra oh-so-close to meeting benchmarks set by CTA

RTA audit finds CTA’s finances won't be significantly damaged by Ventra problems

An audit by the Regional Transportation Authority released Wednesday concluded that the Chicago Transit Authority will not suffer “significant” financial losses from its controversial rollout of the Ventra fare payment system. RTA auditor Michael Zumach told members of the RTA Board Wednesday that money lost as a result of Ventra in CTA’s 2013 or 2014 budgets will be “negligible.”