The good and bad of railcar design

The good and bad of railcar design
The good and bad of railcar design

The good and bad of railcar design

CTA riders weren’t big fans of the aisle-facing seats on “L” train's cars. They heard the gripes and are planning to include less of those seats on future cars. So how does the transit agency decide what design will be most pleasant for riders, and most cost efficient for the budget? CTA's Mike Connelly breaks down some of the factors they evaluate. Photo: Flickr/TheeErin