As you’re probably aware, the South Loop has many selling points — perhaps one of the biggest is convenience. When living here, you’re minutes from everything! Looking for world-class shopping and dining? Interested in exciting nightlife? Whether theatrical acts or bike paths are your scene, this neighborhood has it.
Likewise, enjoy abundant transportation options — the South Loop makes it easy for you to get in and out of the area to explore all that the surrounding communities offer. Would you like to learn more about life in this bustling part of town? Here’s a look at South Loop highways and transportation options — and why they make this neighborhood so desirable.
Four CTA train lines serve the South Loop: Red, Orange, Green and Blue. Likewise, dozens of CTA bus routes can get you in and out of the area. If you want to connect to the southwestern suburbs, there’s Metra’s Rock Island District. To visit southern locations, you can take the Metra Electric District. For areas between downtown and Michigan City, Indiana, take the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District and South Shore Line.
You don’t have to own a car when living in the South Loop. Not only are there abundant public transportation options, but also there are plenty of taxicabs just waiting for you to tell them where you want to go. If you do have a car, however, you’ll appreciate the proximity of South Loop highways and the city’s grid system that simplifies traveling. Like all big cities, Chicago is known for its traffic — but being surrounded by so many businesses means there’s a good chance your daily commute is a short one.
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