Transportation in Chicago, Illinois: Illinois and Michigan Canal, Chicago 'L', List of Chicago 'l' Stations, McDonald's Cycle Center

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General Books LLC, Aug 17, 2011 - 72 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 70. Chapters: Illinois and Michigan Canal, Chicago 'L', List of Chicago 'L' stations, McDonald's Cycle Center, Chicago Central Area Transit Plan, List of closed Chicago 'L' stations, Roads and freeways in Chicago, Metra, Taxicabs of the United States, Chicago Transit Authority, Regional Transportation Authority, Brighton Park crossing, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Transportation in Chicago, U.S. Route 12 in Illinois, Indigo Airlines, Pace, Gary Public Transportation Corporation, Chicago Surface Lines, U.S. Route 41 in Illinois, Multilevel streets in Chicago, Chicago Pedway, Railroad terminals of Chicago, Airport Transit System, BNSF Railway Line, I-GO, Circle Interchange, Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency Program, Washington Street Tunnel, Wingfoot Air Express Crash, U.S. Route 14 in Illinois, West Lake Corridor, Chicago Portage, Chicago Rapid Transit Company, Van Buren Street Tunnel, Port of Chicago, Bike The Drive, Railroads connecting New York City and Chicago, Alton Junction, Corwith Yard, LaSalle Street Tunnel, Chicago Motor Coach Company, Chicago Trolley Company, North Shore Channel, Continental Airport Express, Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center. Excerpt: The 'L' (also written, "L," El, EL, or L) (from "elevated") is the rapid transit system serving the city of Chicago and some of its surrounding suburbs. It is operated by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). It is the second longest rapid transit system in total track mileage in the United States, after the New York City Subway, and is the third busiest rail mass transit system in the United States, after New York City and Washington, DC's Metro. Chicago's 'L' is one of four heavy-rail systems in the United States (CTA, MTA, PATH and the PATCO Speedline) that provides 24-hour service on at least some portions of their systems. The oldest...

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