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Chicago Transit Authority Brochure, See Chicago by CTA, 1959

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Chicago Transit Authority Brochure, See Chicago by CTA, 1959
Courtesy of the Chicago Transit Authority and William Wulfert

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This object appears in the following sections:


Communities
Chicago, the Transit Metropolis — The CTA in the 1950s: Promoting Ridership

RELATED OBJECTS
Chicago Transit Authority Rapid Transit Rail Car


Chicago Transit Authority Brochure, See Chicago by CTA
Not a part of the official Smithsonian Collection

This 1959 brochure includes information on CTA surface (bus) and rapid transit routes, as well as places of interest around the city and how to reach them by CTA.

Physical Description
Brochure. Cover of an advertising/informational brochure published by the Chicago Transit Authority in 1959, See Chicago by CTA.
Details
Date Made:
1959
Locations:
Illinois
Note:
Chicago
Credit:
Courtesy of Chicago Transit Authority and William Wulfert
History

In the 1950s, CTA bus and rapid transit ridership began to decline from high World War II levels. The CTA published maps, brochures, and advertising to encourage residents to use CTA services for pleasure as well as regular commutes.

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Chicago, Illinois


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