About 300 new buses—$148 million worth—hit the streets in Chicago this month. Here’s what’s different about the fresh fleet.
By Adam Doster
Published May 2, 2014
In early May, the first of at least 300 new CTA buses—built by the Canadian firm Nova Bus for a cool $148 million—will hit the streets. (That’s 17 percent of the 1,800-bus fleet.) At the same time, 484 of the existing 12-year-old models will head to the scrap yard. Here are eight differences between the two.