Wayfinding signs at Van Buren Street Metra station are incomplete

The Regional Transportation Authority has spent $2 million to improve wayfinding between CTA, Metra, and Pace train stations and bus stops in a needed effort to connect newbies and long-time residents to their next transfer. Some of the signs need to … Continue reading

Bikes on Seoul subway

Brandon found this photo on an irritating website called ffffound. Why irritating? Because there’s no respect for attribution and authorship. I have no idea who took this awesome photo.After a little investigation on Twitter, I determined that the language is Korean. … Continue reading

Can we standardize rules about bikes on trains?

Every transit agency across the United States has different rules about bikes on trains. I think every bus operator with front bike racks has the same rule: “all day, every day”. But taking your bike on the train is a … Continue reading

Is this the sign of things to come for the CTA?

The Mayor of Chicago has considerable influence over the Chicago Transit Authority. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel let Chicagoans know on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, partially how he intends to wield that influence. This post is a look into the recent announcements … Continue reading