There are more than 80 distinct Chicago neighborhoods, and dozens of unofficial ones. All [of them] pretty much feature an El station surrounded by retail.
–Chicago resident and tour guide Evelyn Thompson, quoted in A Fresh Take on Chicago“; The Star Tribune (7/25/2010)
Time to get those light rail stations up and running locally!
P.S.: it sure would be nice to quote the local paper more often. This is probably the first time I’ve mentioned something from the Star Tribune on this blog in, oh . . . ever.