CTA fully abbreviated as Chicago Transit Authority is an American mass transit company offering their services in the city of Chicago, United States. The main headquarters of the company is situated in West Loop, Chicago, Illinois. Dorval L Carter is the Chief Executive Officer of the company. As of June 2015 records, the daily ridership of the company was 1.66 million. The company operates as the Illinois independent government agency that was established on 1 October, 1947. In 2011, the company operates more than 532 million rides. Overall, they offer their services to Chicago and 40 surrounding suburbs. They operate their services 24 hours each day. The company’s fleet consists of 1,879 buses and 1,190 rails. The buses of the company offer their services to more than 1 million passengers in a day whereas the trains provide their services to more than 750,000 customers each weekday.Security and Safety Operations
The company installed a security camera network and a system through which real time images can be sends to the buses directly to
emergency responders. In addition to this, they also prosecute vandals in their vehicles.