The urban transport system (Chicago Transit Authority). The second largest public transportation system in the United States after New York. The first transport system (on horseback) was organized in 1859. Now CTA transportation system are approximately 3.9 million Chicagoans. Operates 24 hours a day seven days a week. Buses. About 2,000 buses on 140 routes. Dovozyat passengers and 40 suburbs. On the route of movement of approximately 12,000 stops. Free Buses (Trolleys). In the summer at a popular tourist route bus service, called Chicago "trolley". Nothing to do with the bus to the usual Russians trolley has not. Intervals of up to half an hour. Running time: 7 days a week from 10 am to 6 pm. Posted a sign on the bus "Free Trolley". Travel on this bus is free. Bus route includes such tourist spots as the waterfront Navy Pier, Lincoln Park Zoo, Michigan Avenue. Taxi. Unlike most other U.S. cities, taxi in Chicago may be any color and taxi drivers do not have to wear a special uniform. Drivers are required to find the nearest golossuyuschego pedestrians, as well as a taxi driver has no right to refuse travel to any part of the city. The estimated cost of the trip from downtown to O'Hare Airport sostovlyaet $ 35. Tour price is determined by the taximeter. Water Taxi. On the Chicago River Movement organized by water taxi. A ticket for the day to Chinatown is just $ 6.
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