On an average weekday, 1.6 million rides are taken on the CTA by 1.5 million totally normal people, and 100,000 completely and utterly terrible ones. These, in no particular order, are the most brutal commuters you’ll encounter on Chicago ‘L’ trains.
Anyone using a cell phone as a boombox
Please, just stop.
Anyone using a cell phone as a phone
No one wants to hear about your Uncle’s polyps. Just Snapchat him like a normal person.
The person who doesn’t give up their seat for anyone
Really? Not even the old guy? Or the pregnant lady? Or even the pregnant old guy???
The naked woman who claims to be the "Goddess of the Train"
On second thought... you can stay. On third thought... wait, you're screaming and slapping people.
A mob of teenagers
They’re prone to fits of screaming, wrestling, and general acts of hooliganism, like tearing down El maps to prove… what exactly?