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Violent Crime Rate Doubles On Chicago Rail System, Even With Stepped-Up Police And Far Fewer Riders

The rate of violent crime on Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) trains and platforms has more than doubled this year, even though the number of riders has dramatically dropped and Chicago police have stepped up patrols and surveillance, according to a Tribune analysis of police and CTA data, Mass Transit Mag reported. Ridership this year on…