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The Chicago "L" (short for "elevated") is the rapid transit system serving the city of Chicago and some of its surrounding suburbs in the U.S. state of Illinois.

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cta, chicago transit authority, maps, metro map, subway map, bus map, rta, transit , sightseeing, chicago. ... The CTA 'L' System map shows train routes only.

www.transitchicago.com/howto/riding-the-train

CTA's train system is known as the 'L' (a now-official name originally short for " elevated"). Trains serve over 140 stations located throughout the city and nearby  ...

www.architecture.org/learn/resources/buildings-of-chicago/building/the-chicago-l

The Chicago L is now 125 years old. This network of elevated trains and subways is how Chicagoans get around. But it's also an iconic symbol of the city.

www.chicago-l.org

Comprehensive resource for information on the Chicago rapid transit system -- the 'L' -- including history, stations, rolling stock, maps, current news, FAQ, ...

www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2012-02-14-ct-talk-cta-el-or-l-0214-20120214-story.html

Feb 14, 2012 ... You may have wondered, as you climb aboard a CTA train: Are you about to ride the "El" or the "L"? Grid Chicago, a blog devoted to ...

www.urbanrail.net/am/chic/chicago.htm

Chicago's metro is known as the 'L' as most of its network is elevated. Some stretches of today's system date back to the end of the 19th century when Chicago ...

www.thrillist.com/lifestyle/chicago/things-you-didnt-know-about-the-l-chicago-train-facts-and-trivia

Nov 4, 2015 ... On an average weekday, more than half a million riders will take CTA trains. You might not think twice about the “L” as you're getting off to go to ...

loopchicago.com/in-the-loop/then-and-now-a-brief-history-of-the-chicago-l

Elevated tracks appeared to be the right choice, as subways were too expensive to consider. And so the first 'L' train (then Chicago and South Side Rapid ...