In an effort to speed up local bus service and reverse bus ridership decline, CTA is unveiling faster boarding at two more bus stops.
Starting June 27, riders will be able to pay their fare while waiting for a bus and quickly board the following routes:
•Southbound #135 and #146 buses at Inner Drive/Belmont
(6:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m., weekdays)
•Southbound #29 and westbound #69 buses at the 69th Red Line station
(3 p.m.–6 p.m., weekdays)
Before boarding a bus from the designated boarding area or corral, customers will pay their fares to a CTA staffer who will have a mobile Ventra reader.
The CTA began testing prepaid bus boarding at...