Chicago Card Plus Available Soon!

January 14, 2004
Press Release - CTA's new Chicago Card Plus to become available to customers January 19

Thank you for your interest in CTA's new Chicago Card PlusTM - the most convenient new way to take it everywhere. Please visit Chicago Card Plus web site to learn more and order Chicago Card Plus!

Chicago Card Plus
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Chicago Card Plus will feature:

  • Online fare reloading: No need to stop for cash or at the station vending machine. Fares reload automatically.
  • Protected fares: Your account balance will be secure even if the card is lost, stolen or damaged.
  • Quicker Boarding: Just touch the card to the bus farebox or rail turnstile and you?re on your way.
  • Guaranteed 10% bonus: Receive a 10% gift for every $10 on Pay-Per-Use reload only.
The $5 purchase fee for Chicago Card Plus will be waived through March 31, 2004.
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