Chicago subway

The Transit Tourist: Chicago, Ill.

The Transit Tourist takes a look at other transit systems across the globe from the first person perspective of a visitor. What can Metro learn from how these other systems treat the uninitiated – and often bumbling – tourist? This is…The Transit Tourist – Chicago, Ill. Chicago, Illinois City Population: [continue reading]

Digging the Chicago subway

Streamlining Chicago (1940) from WBEZ on Vimeo. Hat tip to Source reader Todd Markle for sending over this story from the WBEZ website in Chicago about the city getting its first subway. The above is a film made in 1940 to promote Chicago’s subway and freeway (ahem, expressway) plan. There’s [continue reading]