A 48 Hour Guide To ChicagoA practical travel guide for the best lodging, dining, transportation and attractions in Chicago, especially for travelers who have just 48 hours to visit America's third largest city.
The CTA Will Let You Rent 'L' TrainsIf you want to board an L train without worrying it will be filled with manspreading bros (or if you want to board an L train and not feel guilty about manspreading), there's a solution: rent your own.
With Ventra Back On The Rails, Transition To The New Fare Payment System Could Soon ResumeAccording to the Chicago Transit Authority, there could be a new transition schedule for the Ventra fare payment system as early as next month. This comes after the CTA set three performance standards for Cubic Transportation Systems -- the company behind Ventra -- back in November. As of January 1st, the CTA says Cubic has met these standards.
CTA Auctioning Off Bus Stop Signs, Rail Ties And Even Two Entire 'L' Train CarsIf you have the cash to outbid the competition, you can soon purchase your very own Chicago L train. No word yet on whether it comes with angry passengers complaining about Ventra.
Cyclist Hit, Injured By Brown Line Train In Albany ParkA bicyclist was recovering in the hospital Tuesday morning, after he was struck by a Brown Line ‘L’ train on the city's Northwest Side.
Date Spots On The 'L'For whatever reason, tonight’s date is going to be car-less. And that’s okay! If you’re up for a little transit of the public manner, you can reach all sorts of destinations in the city. In fact, we’ve laid out a date where you can hit stops all over the city, and barely walk farther than you would to find the nameless one-way street you left your car on during the last date.
Man Hurt After Falling Between 'L' Train Cars DowntownA man was hurt Monday evening when he stumbled and fell between two train cars on the Loop ‘L.’
Man Struck, Killed By Train On Red Line TracksA 27-year-old Glenview man was hit and killed by a Red Line ‘L’ train in Rogers Park early Thursday.
Man Says He's Done Giving To Panhandlers After AttackA Lakeview man says he's done giving money to panhandlers, after he was attacked and knocked to the ground by a beggar who didn’t think $2 was enough.
'L' Train Passengers Help Catch iPhone RobberAnother passenger was robbed of an iPhone on the ‘L’ Wednesday, but this time, passengers stepped in and caught the suspect.
CTA Moves Ahead With Plan For New 'L' CarsNearly a year has passed since the Chicago Transit Authority began testing the prototypes for its newest ‘L’ cars in everyday service.
2 Teens Held In Red Line RobberyTwo teenage boys were arrested early this morning and charged as juveniles, after allegedly assaulting one man and robbing another on a Red Line train in the Loop.