Before Chicago inaugurated its famed elevated train system in 1892, the second city was home to the world’s largest and most profitable network of cable cars.That's right, San Francisco. How you like us now?The first street cars were pulled by horses.
On Tuesday, the Chicago Transit Authority says more than 700 new rail cars are being added to the city's "L" trains.WBEZ's Michell Elloy reported on Wednesday, that the new, more energy-efficient 5000 series rail cars will have wider aisle, sideways seating and LED maps. The new cars will also
Pleasant "L" ride last night.Until someone tried to rob me. Then it became less pleasant, but the AC was going, so I can't complain too much.I was listening to my iPhone, it clearly visible to anyone. I know, I know, a mistake. The guy next to me was talking on his phone.
Authorities say a 62-year-old Chicago man died after jumping from a moving train and getting electrocuted.The Cook County medical examiner's office says William Wright died Sunday.The Chicago Tribune reports that officials say he came in contact with the electrified third rail on the Red Li