126 Jackson

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Service description: On weekday late evenings, and all day on weekends and holidays, serves Illinois Medical District via Jackson, Ashland, Harrison, Damen, Jackson. See schedule for full details.

First bus/last bus

Spans of service below show when first bus departs terminal of origin through last bus departs terminal of origin. First and last buses reach mid-route stops later than these times-see schedule or use trip planner for specific times when service works for you.

Jackson/Austin east to Michigan/Ida B. Wells
5:20a-10:40p weekdays, 6:00a-10:40p Saturday, 6:00a-10:40p Sunday
Michigan/Ida B. Wells west to Jackson/Austin
5:20a-10:40p weekdays, 5:55a-10:40p Saturday, 5:55a-10:30p Sunday

(Precise hours of service may vary depending on where along the route you are.)

Service alerts

Current alerts 4
A note about bus service
Special Note

Some service may be running w/delays: Staff availability is affected by COVID but we're running as much service as possible—wait times may be longer-than-usual.

Temporary Bus Stop Relocation
Bus Stop Relocation

The eastbound #126 Jackson bus stop at the southeast corner of Jackson/Racine will be temporarily relocated to the southwest corner of Jackson/Racine.

Temporary Reroute
Planned Reroute

#126 - Eastbound buses will operate via Jackson, Halsted, Van Buren, and Jefferson, then resume their normal route on Jackson.

Temporary Bus Stop Change
Bus Stop Relocation

EB stops at NE crnrs of Jksn/Hlstd and Jksn/ Despls will be temporarily disc. Board EB buses at SE crnr of Van Brn/Hlstd and at NE crnr of Jfsn/Van Brn.

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