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CTA plans study to improve bus system; Ridership has fallen almost 23% since 2012

Jan 16, 2020 - Chicago Tribune

After years of falling bus ridership, the head of the CTA said Wednesday the agency is planning a first-of-its-kind major study to look at ways to improve the system.

CTA President Dorval Carter announced the plan at the agency's monthly board meeting, at which the board approved two pilot programs to expand bus service on the #157 Streeterville/Taylor route, and realign service on the #52 Kedzie/California and #94 California routes to reduce crowding on the Blue Line.

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