IT'S MOVING 330,000 PEOPLE DAILY, $250 MILLION ANNUALLY IN CHICAGO

Mass Transit in Chicago means over 330,000 persons in motions each day on mass transportation vehicles. Each year close to $250 million are collected in fares. The Chicago Transit Authority, the second largest transit system in North America Comprises six major commuter railroads, plus three others that provide less extensive services, and a dozen-and-a-half bus lines. The capital equipment programs for Chicago's Rapid Transit and commuter railroad systems crawled along at a snail's pace in 1971, however, it is hoped that in 1972 the pace will quicken, as take action on the numerous requests for financial aid submitted by local public bodies in 1971.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1972-2

Media Info

  • Features: Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 30-31
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00041018
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 9 1974 12:00AM