NOOOOOOoooooo! It’s that time of year for college students. No more school. No more finals. Time to go out and enjoy the summer… but without the free train rides that most universities offer full time students, as most all of the CTA U passes expire within the next few weeks. Time to dust off your bike […]
My guess is that you’ve all seen this on the CTA blue line 1000 times and still have no idea what it is or what it is used for. Its a small square cut out of the right side barrier near the doors on most of the CTA blue line train cars. We’ve all seen […]
The ‘best of’ title is self-explanatory, here is a list of the 10 best blogs in Chicago according to Chicago Rants. Given that nearly all previous blog lists I’ve found are severely dated with links to long-abandoned Chicago blogs from around the interwebs. Spudart.org had a decent top 20…. from 2007, which is now filled with […]
Same seat, new look. Advertisement for the “Kings, Queens, and Courtiers” exibit at the Art Institute Chicago. As seen on the red line.
The CTA has been testing new trains on the brown and purple lines for the past year and recently expanded their routes to the red line. So far, the new trains are off to a slow debut, but I’ve ridden them enough to warrant a rant and a rave. The Rant First off, the biggest hype around these new […]