It's no secret that Chicago hasn't embraced CTA's new fare card system Ventra--and with good reason. 

CTA riders have encountered plenty of problems with the new system including double fare charges, balance errors and cards that don't work. 

Last night's CTA budget hearing turned into a public forum against Ventra when concerned citizens showed up with signs reading "Victim of Ventra" and "Stop Ventra."

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