Today’s Headlines

  • City of Chicago Hit With $57.8 Million Penalty After Parking Garage Lawsuit (Sun-Times)
  • Hyde Parkers Fret About Traffic and Parking Headaches From Proposed 13-Story Tower (DNA)
  • Tribune Bashes Ventra Prepaid Debit Card for Having Typical Fees (DNA)
  • Debit Option Won’t Be Available for Reduced-Fare Ventra Cards (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • Parents Blame Low Attendance at Englewood School on Lack of Bus Service (DNA)
  • Weekend Green Line Closures Start Friday in Preparation for Red Rehab (Sun-Times)
  • Woman Gets 5 Years in Prison for DUI That Killed 8-Year-Old Boy in Skokie (Tribune)
  • Person Killed in Westmont Rollover Crash (Tribune)
  • Off-Duty CTA Worker Suspected of DUI in Crash With Ambulance (CBS)
  • CTA Trains Halted Near United Center After Falling Metal Hits Third Rail (Sun-Times)
  • Transit-Themed Cafes Coming to Blue Line’s Damen, California Stations (DNA)

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  • Those debit card fees on centra are definitely not “typical.” Maybe for some banks, but I have never had to pay a “research fee” to dispute a charge on my debit card.

  • Anonymous

    You’re talking about a normal debit card with your bank. Ventra is not that, it is a prepaid debit card. The fees are typical of prepaid debit cards. Which is why no one in their right mind should ever use one.

  • That’s right I’ve never used one of those. The headline above says debit card, not prepaid debit card…