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Saturday, February 22

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Today's a significant milestone in the transfer to Ventra cards: CTA Tattler reports that magnetic stripe cards will no longer be sold at CTA stations, and Chicago Card users will no longer be able to put money on their cards. (Chicago Card Plus users still have some time to auto-load their cards.)

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GB Buttons $1.50

GB T-Shirt $12

I ✶ Chi T-Shirts $15