Station information

7519 N Paulina St., Chicago, IL 60626
Type of station:
Bike parking:
Indoor and sheltered bike parking available.
Park & Ride:
Yes, $6 for 12 hours with ticket validation (regular garage-set rates apply thereafter). Ticket validator is located across from the turnstiles, in the paid area, on the 3rd floor of the Paulina/bus terminal entrance of the Howard station.

Connections: CTA Buses #22, #97, #147, #151, #201, #205, #206; Pace Buses #215, #290

Free transfer is available between all 'L' routes serving this station.

Service alerts

Current alerts 1
Loop-bound Trains Resume Operating on Express Track Howard thru Belmont; Boarding Change at WilsonNormal Service*

Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains have resumed operating on the express track between Howard and Belmont.

Accessibility Alerts 1
Elevator at 47th Temporarily Out-of-ServiceElevator Status

The elevator at 47th (Red Line) is temporarily out-of-service, due to an electrical problem.

Upcoming alerts 3
Boarding Change, Delays Between Fullerton and Clark/DivisionPlanned Work

Red Line trains will operate on the same track between Fullerton and Clark/Division, resulting in a boarding change and minor delays.

95th-bound Trains Bypass Jarvis thru LawrencePlanned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed

95th-bnd Red Line trains will not stop at Jarvis thru Lawrence stns. Shuttle buses provide srvc to 95th-bnd stops btwn Howard & Wilson, via Sheridan & B'way.

Improved Weekday Service HoursService Change

Eff Apr 26 -- During weekday early mornings and afternoon rush periods, Purple Line Express service will begin 10 to 15 minutes earlier.

Estimated arrivals

info updated 8:11p (refresh / pause)
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‘L’ route status
Red Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
Normal Service
Green Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
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