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)
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