Web Extra: Location is Everything

May 13, 2008

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Hotel steward (and aspiring actor) Sean Alfred hams it up for the camera just outside his Westin Lombard workplace. (WBEZ/Shawn Allee)
Sean Alford says the bus is his main mode of transportation and that, generally, it's served him well. The Maywood native says it's gotten him to and from work—and part-time acting gigs—in far-flung suburbs all his adult life and saved him money to boot. But the part-time actor says reliance on the region's current transit options can carry a price.