Tag: Chicago Transit Authority

I found the CTA Disney World

I found the CTA Disney World
My wallet was stolen on the EL the other day, and running around trying to replace everything has been a giant pain in my ass. Not only are all my credit cards and debit cards gone, I also lost my essential Chicago Card. And it wasn’t one of the reloadable ones. It was hooked up... Read more »

Have you been to the best "L" stop?

Have you been to the best "L" stop?
I don’t usually stop and look around at the various “L” stations. They’re pretty standard and, with all of the renovations over the years, very generic. However, I’ve always been curious as to why the Quincy stop was so much prettier than the others. I did a little research, and it’s now my favorite station.... Read more »

Shopping on the CTA website?! Don't knock it...

Shopping on the CTA website?! Don't knock it...
I never would have thought to shop on the CTA website, but as I was researching for yesterday’s ‘Did You Know, Chicago?,’ I found some really cool stuff!         I seriously want this umbrella.   I’m not sure how good these would look, but, in theory, they’re definitely unique. Sport your neighborhood pride... Read more »
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Did You Know, Chicago? The 'L'

Did You Know, Chicago? The 'L'
I  love the ‘L.’ I think it’s because my goal growing up was to live in the city,  and being on the ‘L’ is a sure fire reminder that I’m a Chicagoan. As much as our transit system sucks sometimes it has been around forever and has a great history: The first EL train ran in 1892... Read more »