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Pandav , the publisher behind many iOS app (iBART (Free) ,Ride Metra ,Ride DC Metro ,iBART Live ,Ride The L - CTA ,Ride LIRR - Long Island Rail Road), brings Ride The L - CTA with a number of new features along with the usual bug fixes. Ride The L - CTA app has been update to version 2.5 with several major changes and improvements. App release that improves performance, provides several new options.
  • Perfect for Chicagoans..
  • Good location finder..
  • Best CTA app so far..
Overall Satisfactionclick me75
Best CTA app so far.
Love these guys.
Helps me all the time in the wonderful city of Chicago.
it is probably not the best reference for visitors.
Usefulnessclick me94
Totally useful.
Accurate and helpful.
I've found this app to be really helpful - thanks.
It helps me get to work on time.
Ease of Useclick me63
contrary tothe trip planner is incredibly easy to use.
quick and intuitive.


Ride The L is an application for the `L` rail system in Chicago. It is essential to all `L` riders — from the occasional to the daily, the tourist to the commuter.


It includes:
- A trip planner (no internet required)
- Station information
- Scheduled arrivals
- A handsome multi-touch `L` system map
- Service advisories




Feedback is greatly appreciated at


Note: Ride The L is not funded by or directly affiliated with the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). These applications were made by two public transit riders who wanted to make the `L` easier to use for all riders.

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The Ride The L - CTA is now available as a free download on Apple Store for both iPhone and iPad owners.The application is designed for use in English language. It weighs in at only 10.6 MB to download. It is highly advisable to have the latest app version installed so that you don`t miss out on the fresh new features and improvements. The current app version 2.5 has been released on 2014-11-01. For ensuring consistency with the device you should take into account the following app compatibility information: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and ix.Mac.MarketingName. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
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Ride The L - CTA


Love the design and functionality. found in 1 reviews
Good app for commuters. found in 2 reviews
real time arrivals. found in 2 reviews
simplistically designed train tracker /planner app. found in 5 reviews
best app for the chicago cta. found in 2 reviews
I use this app for the train schedules and arrivals. found in 4 reviews
it wouldn't remember anything and took forever to find things. found in 1 reviews
Downloaded this free app onto my iPad. found in 1 reviews
Gets me the info I need quickly and reliably. found in 1 reviews
well designed and functional. found in 1 reviews
User- friendly and aesthetically pleasing. found in 1 reviews
Been using this for about a month now. found in 1 reviews
accurate however there are no saved or favorite stops features. found in 2 reviews
Everything I thought it would be. found in 1 reviews
You're upset about Google Maps. found in 14 reviews
Now it crashes every time I try to open it. found in 1 reviews
it doesn't have bus schedules. found in 2 reviews
this app deserves no less than 4 stars. found in 1 reviews
In constantly using transit. found in 1 reviews
but it meets my needs without failure. found in 1 reviews
Use it every day with minor problems relating to long load times. found in 1 reviews
Two stars until it starts working again. found in 1 reviews
the latest reviews for the app are either from inferior competitors. found in 1 reviews
but without being able to track buses. found in 1 reviews
Good but crippled without Bus support. found in 3 reviews
Can't even get past the opening screen. found in 1 reviews
Added a link to Google Maps and deleted this app. found in 14 reviews
This nonintuitive app doesn't even include bus routes. found in 4 reviews
you cannot enter a destination ADDRESS. found in 1 reviews
but I'm super disappointed in Apple Maps. found in 2 reviews
plus the trip planner doesn't make any sense. found in 16 reviews
And it doesn't incorporate the train routes into your map. found in 3 reviews
No replacement for google maps. found in 1 reviews
doesn't do buses and can't ever get my current location right. found in 1 reviews
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It is only good if you know your way around Chicago    Dont waste your time
Both the embark CTA and Metra apps are absolutely amazing This is a must have app for any commuter whether Chicago native or tourist The schedules are accurate and real time and alerts are almost instant for delays GET THIS APP                MustHave for ALL Commuters
No bus info weird long routes glitchy relationship with Maps anybody that knows the cta can tell something is up and will just search google or something I feel bad for anybody that does follow one of these idiot itineraries    Terrible
One has to know the train stops in order to use this no bus information no door to door info Skip it    You get what you pay for
Buses buses buses       Bus support
Dumb why would it not have busses And it had to download schedule updates Although cta is never on time so good luck working on a fixed schedule app    Only L and fixed schedules
If you need anything but trains schedules find something else Otherwise it works fine          Good for CTA trains only
When I first got the app it was great and pretty accurate but for the past month the trip planner option hasnt worked So I think Im going to delete this app and look for one that allows me access to more than just the L map       Disappointed
Best app ever                Omg
Youre better off going to transitchicago dot com    Horrible
Itll just stop working after about two months For no reason    Dont get it
I love this darn app                Flipping AWESOME
This is one of the best L apps out there                Great public transport app
Thanks for the consistency embark    Trip planner does not work
Outstanding App Gets me the info I need quickly and reliably             Accurate and reliable
Best aspects of this app are 1 the route creating feature and 2 the location services which allow you to find your nearest train station But it is essentially just an interactive version of a paper map with a gps built in CTAs Train tracker beta is better because what you really want to know is WHEN IS MY TRAIN COMING          Routecreator and locator are winning features
After realizing that I initially used this app incorrectly I have nothing but good things to sayThe Live arrival time is spot on but be sure to check Live Arrivals aside from using theTrip Planner Ian was super quick to respond to my inquiries and proved that he and the rest of the Embark team put out a great product                Great App Great Team
Ive found this app to be really helpful thanks                Really helpful app
Honored as the briefest lived app in my history It couldnt be more than a college freshmans midterm project Dont    Im lost
This app serves absolutely no purpose for those taking public transportation other than to show arrival times between stops among the different train lines I am not sure how this was thought to be an improvement to google maps but it definitely makes me miss the old google maps If you want to know travel times between stops then this app is for you However if you would actually like travel directions from point A to point B then Im not sure this app serves that purpose    No purpose
Whats the point if you cant enter two addresses or even one I suppose we are supposed to just guess which stations are near which addresses we are trying to get to and come from    Dumb
And all your inbred cousins If I knew the exact route I would like to take then I wouldnt need And here we are I cant use you so you are of no use to me Why did crappy apple have to sell this feature to third parties    I hate you
This only takes you from CTA station to CTA station no buses Whats the point    No replacement for google maps
Most people that complain about this app are not from Chicago and dont know the stops This app works great for me                Great app Perfect for Chicagoans
Unfortunately the thing I would like to use most doesnt work             Trip planner not working
Google maps did a great job with public transit This app does not Only gave me train option not buses    Bad directions
Trip planner not working          Just moved needs help
Ive tried a handful of cta tracker apps and this one is my favorite because its the only one that shows you arrival times enabling you to fully plan your trip                Better than others
I love this app                Nice
No bus info    Incomplete data
Really easy to use up to date infogreat substitute for the hot mess that is Apple Maps thus far                Worth the download
Could you please update it so that its real similar to the NYC app you have Touch the map to start here and end here Thanks          Works pretty well
Great app One suggestion that might make it even better show not only the time of the next train but the one after that It will give folks a chance to see what their options are if they cant make the time of the immediate arrival             App suggestion
This is great in theory but without being able to track buses its practically pointless          Buses
the latest reviews for the app are either from inferior competitors or absolute morons this app deserves no less than 4 stars the title clearly states that it is used as a reference for the L not the bus system the logo is even an L to provide a negative review based solely on your inability to understand the purpose of the app is plain ignorant they apparently are considering a bus reference but until then it is only used for trains it does this very well its minimal very attractive and well designed no clutter and no ads contrary toreviewer stupidity the trip planner is incredibly easy to use it is probably not the best reference for visitors as you must be familiar with what stop youre at and where youre going so big deal its for residents and doesnt have bus support thats what it is and it does it well accept that or use other options dont be a child and affect someone elses hard work by reviewing with 1 star and unintelligible rambling             reviews are biased and silly
I miss google map Great idea from apple    The worst app ever
I just moved to Chicago from New Jersey and this app has been a great tool                Essential for L riders
Need to add the bus system    Not helpful for locals
Seriously the most pointless app doesnt even show all the trains For example I take the purple line to work and when I check the Diversey schedule purple doesnt show up What a waste    Terrible app DO NOT BUY
so simple works everytime i use it                by far the best
Perfect for people planning ahead and the chronically late                Great TimesaverPlanning App
A clean simplistically designed train trackerplanner app As someone who lives here and has tried other apps by far the easiest to use                For trains only
Many bugs inconsistencies and just plain incorrect information    Horrible
Use it every day with minor problems relating to long load times             Easy to navigate
Yes it doesnt have bus schedules but its perfect for taking the L The trip planner has been such a lifesaver for me One of the next best parts about it is definitely the fact that it lets you plan ahead with what time the train will be arriving Does it have perfect timing No But no app is gonna know exactly when the train is gonna show up Im really not sure why this gets such low reviews because Ive told all of my friends to get this app and they love it Keep up the good work Embark             Couldnt live without it
Just that Trains are great and I prefer them but there are lots more busses than trains here I cant pass routing queries from Maps to Embark CTA if its only going to give me 30 of the CTA options       Of seriously limited value without busses in Chicago
This app is not helpful I miss google maps    CTA maps
Great idea butThe location services do not work almost everAlso the station names are in alphabetical order but some have two and it is difficult to find if you dont know both This could be easily fixed with a search featureFinally because I downloaded the app on the last night of the month I could not look at schedules for the next day I had to wait until the 1st for the new schedules to download This was very inconvenient and did not allow me to plan       Ok
The trip planner which is the main reason I wanted this type of app is completely clunky and the opposite of intuitive Ive just given up and gone directly to CTAs site to figure it out Make it easy yall    User


10.6 MB
Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and ix.Mac.MarketingName. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
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