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CTA managers not at Red Line station as advertised for “Ask CTA” program Wednesday morning

CHICAGO (CBS) — The CTA has launched a brand new program to offer riders an opportunity to share their considerations with transit company managers at totally different practice stops all through the week throughout town, however the “Ask CTA” program hit a little bit of a bump on Wednesday.

Chicago Transit Authority officers despatched out a tweet Wednesday morning, saying they might be at the ninety fifth/Dan Ryan terminal from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., however when CBS 2 stopped by, they had been nowhere to be discovered.

In that tweet, despatched at 7 a.m., CTA stated “leaders will be available to answer questions, listen to rider feedback, update riders about ongoing improvements,” however no CTA managers had been at the station Wednesday morning.

The “Ask CTA” program is meant to be a part of company’s plan to make riders really feel safer, as violent crime continues to plague CTA trains and platforms.

The suggestions program is meant to be a part of CTA’s plan to build again belief, accountability and transparency, however once we tried to search out the group to report suggestions to at the ninety fifth Street station on Wednesday, we noticed nobody, and once we known as CTA to ask the place they had been, their media relations crew stated the program was solely purported to run from 4:30 p.m. to six:30 p.m.

They could not supply a proof as to the way it occurred, however they did put out a brand new tweet correcting the occasions hours after the occasion was purported to have began, saying the sooner tweet was made in error.

According to their web site, CTA officers are purported to be at the Central Green Line station on Thursday.

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