We begin investigating how decisions are made around adding and removing bus routes. This comes right as the CTA is finalizing plans to cut a dozen bus routes. Our story begins with a listener's question as to why Chicago's Elston Avenue doesn't have a bus line.
If Chicago streets are messing with our directional skills, can historians come to the rescue? Curious City takes on a question posed by Mark Sheldon about why Chicago's sensible numbered streets system doesn't extend to the North.