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
May 2, 2014, 9:00 am
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.