The CTA is implementing a new fare plan, called “Ventra.” Not everyone is happy about it.
New Ventra fare vending machines at CTA red line Grand and State rail station in Chicago, Thursday, March 7, 2013. The machines have not debuted yet and read “Coming soon.” (Heather Charles / Chicago Tribune)
A storm moving across the central plains is expected to hit the Chicago area with up to 8 inches of heavy snow, "near blizzard conditions" in some places and even a few bouts of thundersnow before it ends Wednesday morning. […]