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The CTA today announced a focus on the behind-the-scenes repair facilities for buses and rail cars.


Upgrading the maintenance facilities for CTA

by Gillian Roberts
July 17, 2012


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CTA bus inspection pits like this one will be updated with the new funding announced today.

Chicago Transit Authority bus and rail maintenance facilities are getting a $205
million upgrade. About $130 million will go to the seven bus repair centers, and
the rest is designated for train rehabilitation services. Gillian Roberts was at Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s news conference announcing the improvements.