Posts in category "CTA Tattler classics"

Best CTA Tattler photos you might have missed on Instagram

If you need to iron your pants while waiting for a bus at Lunt and Sheridan, you're in luck!
You might have noticed that at the bottom of every post I encourage you to follow me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. But hey, I know not all of you participate in all those social media platforms. Not to worry. In this photo gallery I present the best CTA photos I’ve posted on Instagram. If... Read more »

From 2004: New Red Line seating experiment scrunches riders

(As CTA Tattler takes a brief summer’s respite, we’ll publish “Tattler Tales” from the very early days of CTA Tattler.  Any regular Tattler reader knows I have lobbied against the aisle-facing seats on the Series 5000 rail cars. Here’s my first complaint about such seating – in June 2004!) Monday was my first experience on... Read more »

Lactation woes: "My boobs hurt; they're like anvils."

(As CTA Tattler takes a brief summer’s respite, we’ll publish “Tattler Tales” from the very early days of CTA Tattler. I started chronicling all things seen and heard on the CTA in June 2004. This post proves people have been sharing TMI on phones for man years.) It’s not easy being a new mom. A... Read more »
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The Garbage Man boards No. 36 Broadway; tickles noses before he raises eyebrows

(As CTA Tattler takes a brief summer’s respite, we’ll publish “Tattler Tales” from the very early days of CTA Tattler. I started chronicling all things seen and heard on the CTA in June 2004. This post proves the No. 36 never changes.) Here’s another one from my Mom (who incidentally is just about one of... Read more »

Box-cutter guy has a bad day, takes it out on CTA seat

(As CTA Tattler takes a brief summer’s respite, we’ll publish “Tattler Tales” from the very early days of CTA Tattler. I started chronicling all things seen and heard on the CTA in June 2004.) My wife (she has all the best train stories because she travels the CTA on “off-peak” hours) was on her way... Read more »

Pre-gaming it with a chicken sandwich fight

(As CTA Tattler takes a brief summer’s respite, we’ll publish “Tattler Tales” from the very early days of CTA Tattler. I started chronicling all things seen and heard on the CTA in June 2004. This is my first July 4th post, 2004. Happy Fourth!) We’re on the Red Line heading south from Howard around noon... Read more »
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Exposed butt man (always avoid eye contact)

(As CTA Tattler takes a brief summer’s respite, we’ll publish “Tattler Tales” from the very early days of CTA Tattler. I started chronicling all things seen and heard on the CTA in June 2004. Here I introduce Rule No. 1 on the CTA.) We’re headed south on the Red Line at about 10:30 a.m. A... Read more »

Bathrobe woman stalks the Red Line

(As CTA Tattler takes a brief summer’s respite, we’ll publish “Tattler Tales” from the very early days of CTA Tattler. I started chronicling all things seen and heard on the CTA in June 2004. This post proves some things never change.) My wife and daughter are waiting for the Red Line going south at Howard.... Read more »

He's a Bud man; she has a case (CTA Tattler classic)

(As CTA Tattler takes a brief summer’s respite, we’ll publish “Tattler Tales” from the very early days of CTA Tattler. I started chronicling all things seen and heard on the CTA in June 2004. This is one of my first posts.) So my wife had been shopping at the Jewel near the Berwyn stop of... Read more »
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