Ventra tranistion almost complete

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The transition to the new Ventra fare-collection system for CTA and Pace riders is nearly complete.

Starting May 1st, customers can no longer buy magnetic stripe cards.  They also won’t be able to reload a Chicago Card or a Chicago Card Plus.

And starting July 1st, the old cards won’t be accepted at all. Pace customers paying with cash will also no longer be issued a transfer card.

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