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Getting Around Chicago: CTA Subways, Buses, and the “L”
Chicago’s mass transit system is so important to the city, one entire section of the metropolis is named for the elevated trains that service it. Of course, I’m talking about the famous “Loop”–the area encircled by the hub of Chicago’s “L” trains. Brown, Pink, Purple, Green, and Orange lines all converge here. With the exception of the green line, all routes form a sort-of lasso: the routes come into town, loop here, then rejoin their tracks for the outbound ride. The green line traverses only two sides of the loop (east and north), connecting communities to the south and west …