• In this Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 photo, a map for the Bloomingdale Trail is seen along its path in Chicago. The trail was once an abandoned Chicago railway line that has been transformed into a bike corridor. The relic of Chicago’s industrial past is now a vision of its future as the city helps lead the way in transforming hulking pieces of obsolete infrastructure into useful, even inspiring, amenities. (AP Photo/Christian K. Lee)

    Abandoned Chicago railway reborn as commuter corridor

    CHICAGO (AP) — On an abandoned Chicago railway line cutting between the treetops, bike commuters zip by walkers and joggers, all traversing a ribbon of concrete undulating through a lush landscape where clattering freight cars once ferried everything from coal to furniture.