Dear Chicago Card and Chicago Card Plus Users:
I am writing to inform you that the fare and service changes scheduled for September 16th have
been postponed. This means that the cost of your passes and fares will not increase on Sunday, and
any routes scheduled for elimination will continue to operate.
However, the temporary loan of $24 million provided by the State postpones these changes for less
than two months. On November 4th, if the Illinois General Assembly has not acted, we will be
forced to increase fares and reduce service.
The bottom-line is we need a comprehensive plan to fund mass transit.
I know that you are frustrated about the potential service cuts and fare changes. So are we. That
is why we are again asking you to join with us and tell our State leaders: "No More Doomsdays. Fix
Please visit transitchicago.com, or call 1-888-YOUR-CTA, for information on how to contact your
state legislators. Please make your voices heard as we fight to preserve and improve the mass
transit system Chicago needs and deserves.
Thank you again for your support. We are committed to improving your experience on the CTA.