daily menu » rate the banner | guess the city | one on oneforums map | privacy policy | DMCA | news magazine | posting guidelines

Go Back   SkyscraperCity > Infrastructure and Mobility Forums > Subways and Urban Transport

Subways and Urban Transport Metros, subways, light rail, trams, buses and other local transport systems

Global Announcement

As a general reminder, please respect others and respect copyrights. Go here to familiarize yourself with our posting policy.


Thread Tools
Old September 10th, 2017, 11:25 PM   #1081
A orillas del Arlanzón
cuartango's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Burgos
Posts: 15,910
Likes (Received): 2092

I was in Chicago in 2009 and it is an impressive city. For me, once of the finest things is the L, because you can move around the city on it (very fast and confy) and watch its incredible arquitecture at the same time
Burgos: Cabeza de Castilla, Tierras del Cid
-------------------------------------------- Caput Castellae --------------------------------------------

nomarandlee liked this post
cuartango no está en línea   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
Old September 29th, 2017, 01:59 AM   #1083
Monster Raving Loony
pudgym29's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Chicago, IL.
Posts: 50
Likes (Received): 16

Originally Posted by lkstrknb View Post
{video snipped to save bandwidth}
The CTA had a celebration of sorts on June 6 marking its 125th anniversary. They ran two special Heritage Fleet trains around the loop in the afternoon, the 4000-series and the 2400-series.
It wasn't the Authority, but the physical Loop "L" which celebrated its anniversary.
Here is a solid blog post with photographs of the event. If you read the comments, you should notice mine; and the image I got from that vantage point.

mrsmartman liked this post
pudgym29 no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old October 27th, 2017, 12:53 PM   #1084
Registered User
TomorrowAB's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Gothenburg
Posts: 68
Likes (Received): 163

CHICAGO | Public Transport ‎

Chicago is a city of neighborhoods with obvious barriers in railroads, high-speed roadways, dead-end streets and vacant land, as well as less visible economic, cultural and racial barriers.

The Bronzeville Getdown project crosses these obstacles physically, culturally and economically by creating a building that serves as infrastructure, architecture and opportunity. The proposed facility plugs a gap in the city’s transit network with a new transportation center and offers opportunities to young entrepreneurs as a business and arts incubator.

Architecture designed by Gensler
Renderings by www.tmrw.se

TomorrowAB no está en línea   Reply With Quote


chicago, illinois, public transport

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Related topics on SkyscraperCity

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 06:03 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

SkyscraperCity ☆ In Urbanity We trust ☆ about us | privacy policy | DMCA policy

tech management by Sysprosium