Tag: Olympics

Motorman opposes the Olympics in Chicago

I told you earlier today why I support Chicago’s Olympic bid. Then on my way home from class tonight my Red Line motorman informed us that he opposes the Olympic bid. Though he didn’t say why. Here’s what he said: “I vote no for Olympics but I think we’re gonna get it. “All right I’m... Read more »

CTA Olympics ads on buses really annoy us

It’s a drowsy Monday morning on your bus commute to work. It’s no problem to tune out the canned announcements about the next bus stop and Bus Tracker. But you are rudely jarred back to full consciousness by the peppy announcements form the Chicago 2016 Olympics Committee. Since they began last week on buses only,... Read more »