Look whose back on the CTA

Look whose back on the CTA

Photo Credit: Unknown CTA Photographer

Well, well, well…I am back!!!! I actually missed writing this blog and sharing my CTA chronicles, so this is exciting for me. Back in September 2015, I moved from downtown into the Bronzeville area, and now I have many different bus and train routes that have provided me with many stories. Stay tuned, as I… Read More »

Far and in between…

Far and in between…

Photo Credit: Unable to find original photographer to give credit. Image used across numerous websites and galleries.

So things have changed for me! I have moved, making my CTA commuting far and in between. So my chronicles will be more sporadic, but if you or someone you know would like to share true CTA Chronicles, please contact us. We would love to share your stories. In the meantime, I may have to… Read More »

Sh*t, Cigarettes, and Toe Jam

Headed to the O’Hare airport for a 6am flight, and I was met with unseeable, unsmellable, and unbelievable horrors. Walking along the platform at the Addison stop on the Blue Line, I literally passed a pile of human sh*t. Like 💩… I could not turn my head fast enough. Someone, very recently, took a dump… Read More »

Seat Stand-off

Seat Stand-off

Photo Credit: Kevin Zolkiewicz License: Creative Common License

With the Taste of Chicago happening and the rerouting of the buses on my normal morning commute, I decided to take the Green Line to bypass all of that drama. Well, the train was crowded upon arriving at Garfield, but I was fortunate to grab one of the last seats. A woman is sitting in… Read More »

Chicago Train Commuters >>> New York Train Commuters

Chicago Train Commuters >>> New York Train Commuters

Photo Credit: Ben Meyerson

So, we are in NYC, and I asked the lady next to me on the train for the next stop. She says to me, she does know. Then she hops her ass up and gets off at that very same stop!!!! How does that work?!?! Chicagoans have WAY more courtesy and willingness to help than… Read More »