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 together in one small car, all just trying to get someplace. We've documented the 19 people you'll see on the CTA, but the Facebook page People of the CTA does one better: Every damn day, it posts shots of characters encountered on our trains and busses, people who probably should have just stayed home that day. Our People of the CTA friends were kind enough to sift through all of those alarming, funny, confounding photos and choose the eight best of the year. Enjoy.
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