Workers on a train track


Looking for ways to get your message out? To advertise your service, product or business? Advertising on CTA trains, buses, and rail stations is a great way to have your message seen by millions of people every day!

With a diverse mix of media forms on both CTA bus and rail vehicles, there are numerous advertising options for any size advertiser.  Transit advertising generates repeated exposures all day, seven days a week, reaching mass audiences with broad coverage and targeted capabilities.


Available media forms


Queens, Kings, Ultra Super Kings, Full Wraps, Headliners, Headlights, Taillights, Fullbacks, Michelangelo’s, Interior Car Cards, Window Clings.


Interior Car Cards, Platform Displays, 1-Sheets, 2-Sheets, Brand Train, Triads, Station Kings, Station Queens, Urban Panels, Dioramas, Station Dominations, Farecards, Wrapped Trains, Wild Wraps, Door Wraps.

Example photos of some of the media forms listed above are shown below.


Advertising guidelines

Your brand will need to meet our advertising guidelines for acceptable brands, products and services. See CTA's advertising guidelines in this ordinance for more information:

  • PDFOrdinance 13-063: An ordinance repealing Ordinance No. 012-30 related to advertising on the Chicago Transit Authority property, adopting a new Advertising Policy and Guidelines


Contact information

For more information please contact:

Intersection Media
30 N. La Salle Street Ste 2600
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 629-1680

Example photos

Bus Advertising
"Brand Bus"

"Train & Bus"

Digital Advertising
"Digital Network"

Interior Train Wrap
"Interior Train Wrap"

Station Domination
"Station Domination"

Train Wrap
"Train Wrap"

Tunnel Wrap
"Tunnel Wrap"

System status snapshot
‘L’ route status
Red Line
Normal Service
Blue Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
Normal Service
Green Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
Elevator alerts