What are the safest CTA / metra trains? Moving from the burbs to Chicago, not sure where to live yet.. any advice?

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Depending on what you want. I will highly recommend old town, river north and streeterville. And if you want to live further away then wicker park, Lincoln park and east lake view is worth a shot.

CTA wise Brown and Purple are safest. Then comes Yellow and Orange. Red is alright with bad pockets and Blue is sketchy.

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Feel like the blue is better than the red but both are horrible

Brown, purple, yellow are safest lines and neighborhoods. Orange line is generally pretty safe, but the areas it goes through are meh

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Don't look at it by train line. Some lines like the red line and blue line go through some of the best parts of town and worst parts. Focus on the amenities and environment you want, and pick from there.

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Anything but red line

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Thank you all — any thoughts on the green line?

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