Ten things to know about Chicago transit
In case you missed it last month, the Tribune published "Ten things you might not know about Chicago transit." It's mildly entertaining, including this nugget at No. 10:
"Hollywood loves the CTA, but doesn't understand it. The Internet Movie Database (imdb.com) lists some of the fi lm goofs: "The Fugitive" (1993) features a Balbo "L" stop, which doesn't exist. In "High Fidelity" (2000), the character played by John Cusack takes a Purple Line express to the Loop that goes underground, something the Purple Line doesn't do. "Risky Business" (1983), featuring the famed sex scene on an "L" car, depicts a single-car train on an underground route, which the CTA did not operate at that time."