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Injury and Equipment Breakdowns Continue to Trouble Some Disabled CTA Riders

May 12, 2009 – On a cold November day in 2007, Georgia Willis sat on her scooter as a CTA bus lift lowered her to the ground. Before she knew it, the scooter had tipped off the lift and she hit her face on the bike rack and was underneath the 40-foot, 27,000-pound bus. The […]

Advisory Group Works to Improve Access for Disabled CTA Riders

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May 12, 2009 – Kevin Irvine was frustrated. The chairman of the CTA’s ADA Advisory Committee kept asking questions about performance reports, Web site updates and bus lift failures. But each time, he couldn’t get an answer from the Chicago Transit Authority’s long-time ADA compliance officer, Christine Montgomery. To each of his questions, she responded:  […]

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