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Chicago Launches CityKey, a New Municipal ID Program


The new Chicago CityKey will serve as an official government-issued form of identification, and will also consolidate residents’ library and Ventra cards.

The city has also partnered with cultural institutions to allow the CityKey to serve as a discount card for a variety of businesses. Among the perks currently listed: 20-percent discounts on tickets to the Chicago Sky and 10-percent discounts to select Joffrey Ballet performances.

Browse CityKey discounts in the following categories:

• Sports Teams
• Arts & Cultural Institutions
• Entertainment
• Food & Restaurants
• Apparel & Beauty
• Other Services
• Financial Institutions

Joining us to talk about the CityKey card is Chicago City Clerk Anna Valencia.


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City Proposes Municipal ID Program

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