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Photograph: Daniel SchwenChicago transit such as buses will get you where you need to go. Eventually.

Chicago transit guide

Before you hop on that bus or train, plan your trip on Chicago transit with information about El stations, Ventra and more

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If you're looking for a way to get around the city, you can always take a cab or drive, but the cheapest way to and from the Loop and everywhere it leads is to hop on a bus or a train. Plan your trip in by keeping up to date with CTA projects, Ventra hiccups and everything else you need to know about Chicago transit.

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Chicago transit features

A complete guide to the 606

A complete guide to the 606

For years, the Bloomingdale Trail was an unused elevated train line, riddled with weeds and broken bottles. After some extensive rennovations, it's now...

Quiz: Which CTA El station is this?

Quiz: Which CTA El station is this?

Whether you love or loathe the CTA, as a Chicagoan you probably spend plenty of time riding the El. But have you ever stopped to really notice the art on...

2014's best People of the CTA photos

2014's best People of the CTA photos

One of the best (and worst) things about Chicago transit is that all kinds of people from different walks of life—sometimes different planets—are huddled...

Everything you need to know about Ventra

Ventra FAQs

Ventra FAQs

Cutting through the information fog on the CTA’s fare system

We answer your Chicago transit questions

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