Articles Tagged ‘CTA’

Using Public Transportation in Chicago

Using Public Transportation in Chicago November 3, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Using the CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) is a great, cheap way to navigate the city. You’ll also avoid having to find and pay for parking in many of the busiest areas. The first thing you need to get on the CTA is a fare card. These credit card-size passes can be purchased at any “L” (short for...

Chicago Holiday Train

Chicago Holiday Train December 8, 2010 | What's New | Read More
You are standing at the corner of State and Lake in the Chicago Loop after a long afternoon of holiday shopping. Now you are trying to find your way down to the Red Line to head back to your hotel. You manage to navigate the web of trains, with its numerous colors and stops and successfully purchase...

Chicago Public Transportation Tips

Chicago Public Transportation Tips July 26, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
One of the most intimidating parts of traveling in a new city is navigating the public transportation system without looking like the lost tourist. Chicago is a massive city that sprawls out in all directions from Lake Michigan, and with a rather old train system, you are going to know what you are doing...