Tag: Public transportation

Chicago’s best Loop / New East Side apartments – public transit access

Chicago’s best Loop / New East Side apartments – public transit access

Chicago's Loop includes the area known as the New East Side, which in turn includes the Lakeshore East development. You'll find all of your major ...
Riding the Red Line – the all-around deplorable stations

Riding the Red Line – the all-around deplorable stations

The Tribune is reporting that the CTA has signed a contract for a $57.4 million face lift for seven of "the most shabby, leaky and all-around depl ...
The Red Line Project, DePaul student version

The Red Line Project, DePaul student version

A hat tip to the CTA Tattler for alerting us to The Red Line Project by DePaul University journalism students. Joe Askins, before heading off t ...
Riding the Red Line: Lake

Riding the Red Line: Lake

Today's segment from my video series on Red Line stations is from the Lake station, located below State Street between Lake and Randolph in the Lo ...
Quote of the day: ‘Playing a kazoo’

Quote of the day: ‘Playing a kazoo’

"Erecting a mediocre piece of urban infrastructure alongside such a campus is like showing up at a Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert and playing a ka ...
Riding the Red Line: Roosevelt

Riding the Red Line: Roosevelt

The third stop on my tour of the Red Line was the Roosevelt station near Roosevelt Road and State Street in the South Loop. Traveling north fro ...
Riding the Red Line: Cermak / Chinatown

Riding the Red Line: Cermak / Chinatown

My next stop on the way north via CTA's Red Line was the Cermak / Chinatown station, located at 138 W Cermak Rd. Due to construction on the statio ...
Riding the Red Line, starting at Sox / 35th

Riding the Red Line, starting at Sox / 35th

Last Wednesday I started what will be an ongoing project through the next month or two: a series of videos profiling each Red Line station between ...
35th Street Metra station to open in April

35th Street Metra station to open in April

A new Metra station at 35th Street will open in April, just as the Chicago White Sox kick off their 2011 season at US Cellular Field. According ...

Tribune: CTA to sell naming rights for rail lines, stations

From Chicago Breaking News: The CTA will go out for bids next week to sell naming rights to its rail lines and stations, bus routes and other assets, ...
Bridgeport Metra station nears completion

Bridgeport Metra station nears completion

The new Metra station at 35th Street and Wentworth Avenue in Bridgeport should be finished by the end of year, Gazette Chicago reported earlier this ...
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