CTA Transit News: 1980(?)
A beautifully graphic and brightly colored salute to Chicago and customizing is attacting a lot of attention on the #149 Stateliner route.
The CTA Custom Bus was unveiled by Mayor Jane M. Byrne and CTA Chairman Eugene M. Barnes at Daley Center Plaza on November 13. Famous car customizer Hary Willett designed the bus as a promotional vehicle and exhibit for the International World of Wheels Custom Car Show held at McCormic Place from November 21 through 23.
The Custom Bus will operate in regular service and will be used by CTA at the American Pulblic Transit Association Show (APTA), scheduled to meet in Chicago during the fall of 1981.