Only about 36% of the "L" is actually elevated. The rest is at ground level or below ground.
February 25 at 9:05 PM
The Northwest junction of the L's loop, the busiest level junction on the L and one of the busiest in the world, is called Tower 18.
January 22 at 1:41 AM
Most of the 52 deaths that the CTA has tracked since 2008 occurred on the Red and Blue Lines.
November 25 at 9:11 PM
A safety mechanism introduced on the "L" in 1965 to prohibit speeding is in use system wide except part of the blue line.
November 21 at 5:01 AM
When the State street subway construction was completed in 1943, fire-safe steel cars were in such demand that only 455 ran.
November 14 at 7:46 PM
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