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Ride Chicago is an easy to use transit app for tracking Chicago CTA buses and trains. It provides real-time CTA bus and 'L' train directions, arrival times, alerts, maps, nearby stops.

It's totally free !


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  •   Create groups and organize your favorite stops/routes.
  •   You can add bus and train stops or routes to your favorite list for quick access.
  •   View all stop schedules in a group simultaneously. If there is more than one train/bus stops near you, you can add bus and train stops to a group and then you can view all the arrival times in a single screen. This feature helps you get more than one train/stop arrival times at the same time.
  •   Search and filter by stop name or route number.
  •   Displays train stops in travel direction order instead of alphabetical order.
  •   Provides arrival time estimates in minutes, local Chicago time, distance to stop in miles or feet, travel direction, destination name, route name, vehicle number.
  •   Provides a functionality to display all routes at your stop and filter arrival times by train destinations.
  •   Provides search bus/train routes and stops option.
  •   Provides bus & train status and alerts (route changes, stop relocation etc)
  •   View nearby bus and train stops in list or map.
  •   View bus schedules and real times locations on the map.


Version 1.2

Released on Sep 24th, 2012
  • New Organize your favorite train/bus stops into groups.
  • New View nearby bus and train stops in list or map.
  • New View all stop arrival times in a particular group simultaneously.

Version 1.0

Released on August 21th, 2012
  • New Initial release for Android


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