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Old Posted Dec 21, 2021, 4:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Klippenstein View Post
Streetsblog says this article talks about the need to better integrate metra and CTA on the South Side. I don’t have a subscription. Are there any interesting insights?

https://www.chicagobusiness.com/opin...akefront-op-ed
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As we envision it, the lakeshore line would effectively become a branch of the el, with the same fare—Ventra fare cards—and convenient free or low-cost transfer to other CTA service. Metra would continue to operate the trains and CTA would pay the net cost of doing so, which we estimate to be in the low tens of millions of dollars annually— not a trivial sum, but a bargain in the grand scheme.
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