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CTA stands for Chicago Transit Authority responsible for operating public transport facility in Chicago and nearby areas. It is one of the America's second largest public transportation systems after the New York City Transit Authority. The agency provides the transportation services through Bus and Rapid Transit. The head office of the CTA is located in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
CTA is a local governing body that was established on 1st of October 1947 after acquiring and conjoins of Chicago Rapid Transit Company and the Chicago Surface Coach
Company. Later, CTA acquired the Chicago Motor Coach company in the year of 1952. Since the establishment, Chicago Transit Authority
is funded by Regional Transportation Authority.
Service and Operations
The company provides transit service to 148 routes of Chicago metropolitan area through a network of more than 1,800 buses and 1,190 rails. The company has 144 stations in the United States. It daily handles approximately 1.7 million passengers by rail and bus. It offers passengers to travel in bus and pay fares with cash, transit card and ventra card, an electronic fare payment system. Chicago Transit Authority has more than 12,000 employees.
Digital Applications and Customer Service
The agency launched Web and Computer as well as Mobile
application runs on Android, iPhone, iPad, Ipod
touch and windows phone operating system such as MassUp.us, AnyStop Chicago, HopStop, Buster, RedEye, Transit Chicago and others. For any query about Chicago card, fare payments, lost and found and others call on customer associates numbers: 1-888-968-7282 and 1-888-282-8891 (TTY). Chicago Transit Authority customer care representative opening hours: Monday through Saturday: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and closed on Sunday.