What’s behind longer CTA wait times?

Bus stop
Riders wait at the bus stop on North Michigan Avenue, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, the evening after a snow storm dumped about 18 inches of snow in the Chicago area. Shafkat Anowar/Associated Press
Bus stop
Riders wait at the bus stop on North Michigan Avenue, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, the evening after a snow storm dumped about 18 inches of snow in the Chicago area. Shafkat Anowar/Associated Press

What’s behind longer CTA wait times?

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