The ‘L’ has been winding its way through the city for more than a century. Learn about the history of the system, which dates back to 1892.
Explore a photo gallery of the murals, paintings, and architecture featured at stops all over the ‘L’ system.
From tattoos to costumed dogs, the CTA’s biggest fans express their love of transit in different ways.
Jace Ross and Tony Coppoletta manage the CTA’s Twitter account, which involves handling complaints and compliments – and the occasional turtle in a bowl.
The CTA’s ‘L’ lines weren’t always known by their colors. Discover the history of the maps that guide commuters every day.
Hop on an ‘L’ car that dates back to 1923 and learn what it would have been like to ride the rails back then.
Chicago is sometimes called a “city of neighborhoods.” But what about community areas and wards? Here are the three ways the city is divided up.
The train rumbles past the windows, porches, and yards of many Chicagoans. Meet one man who sees his proximity to the tracks as a good thing.
Take a ride on the CTA’s annual Holiday Train, a tradition that dates back to 1992. The train features 62,000 lights and has one very famous passenger.
Transit can change neighborhoods. One policy plan is looking for ways to combat the gentrification that sometimes comes to neighborhoods with access to transit.
Go behind the scenes at the Skokie Heavy Maintenance Facility, where ‘L’ trains go for their tune-ups and sometimes go through total overhauls.
Almost every regular CTA rider has some ideas to improve the system, but what’s in the pipeline (or subway tunnel) for the future of the CTA?