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March 2007 Archives

Need to vent?

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Borrowing a page from my hometown newspaper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, I thought I'd create a space on my blog where transit riders can speak their mind about the CTA, Metra and Pace.

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard by now that the CTA is planning to shut down one track at Belmont and Fullerton as early as Monday.

Enhanced bus service

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The Chicago Transit Authority made routing and schedule changes to eight of its bus lines this week, including the No. 147 Outer Drive Express. Find out more here.

What drives you nuts?

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Loud cell phone calls. People who crowd the doors on a loaded train car. Riders who don't give up their seats for pregnant women or the elderly. What's the worst of the worst when it comes to bad transit etiquette?

Chicago Card problems?

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At the March CTA board meeting, the agency's inspector general mentioned that her office had received "an almost unprecedented" number of customer service complaints, many of which were about electronic fare cards.

If you ran the CTA, Metra or Pace, what changes would you make to improve service?

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