Chicago, the Transit Metropolis

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Lessons & Activities, Reference Materials
Date Posted: 7/7/2008

In this online reference page, students can learn how public transportation shaped the development of Chicago. This resource is included in the online exhibition entitled America on the Move, which focuses on transportation in US history.

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