Curious City participant Corinne Cresswell of Logan Square asked us why Elston doesn't have a bus route. That got us wondering, what is the decision behind cutting routes in the first place (beyond money)? How exactly do they know who's riding where?
This video is a behind-the-scenes look at how the CTA collects data. For the rest of the story, check out: http://www.wbez.org/series/curious-city/question-answered-what-factors-lead-cta-bus-routes-being-added-or-removed-102076
And for an investigation timeline of what we gathered to make this story, go here: http://www.wbez.org/series/curious-city/investigation-timeline-what-factors-lead-bus-routes-being-added-or-removed
To ask your questions to Curious City and vote on what we should look into, check out our rad site: http://curiouscity.wbez.org/