Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

Sep 18 - 22‚Äč

Rail Lines


RED LINE

Sep 18 - 21

Mon to Thu, nightly
11pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between 79th and Garfield

How does this affect my trip?

Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound platform at the 69th and 63rd stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between 79th and Garfield, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Red Line.

 

Bus Routes

The bus reroutes listed below are short-term reroutes during this week or long-term reroutes beginning this weekend. For a full list of bus reroutes currently in place, please visit the Bus Alerts page.

#2 Hyde Park Express Temporary Reroute

Sep 19 – 20
Tue to Wed
7am to 7pm, daily

How does this affect my trip?
From 7am to 12 noon, each day: Buses will operate via Stony Island, Midway Plaisance, and Cottage Grove.

From 12 noon to 7pm, each day: Buses will operate via Cottage Grove, Midway Plaisance, and Stony Island.
Buses will not operate on 60th Street.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Move in Day at the University of Chicago.

 

#6 Jackson Park Express Temporary Reroute

Weekdays only:
Thu, Sep 14 to Mon, Oct 2 
2pm to 7pm, daily

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound 
buses will operate via Balbo, Michigan, Cermak, King Drive, and 47th, then resume their normal
route on Lake Park.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on DuSable Lake Shore Drive.


#7 Harrison Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Sep 18 to Fri, Oct 25, 2024 or completion 

How does this affect my trip?

The eastbound bus stop on the southwest corner at Harrison/Maplewood will be temporarily discontinued.


For eastbound service, board/exit buses at either of the bus stops at Harrison/Washtenaw or Harrison/Campbell.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is changed due to construction and related sidewalk closures.
 

Temporary Reroute
#11 Lincoln
#49B North Western


Wed, Sep 20 
9am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #11 Lincoln
and #49B North Western buses will operate via Western, Montrose, Lincoln, Wilson,
and Western, ending their trips at the Western Brown Line station.

Northbound #11 and #49B buses will begin their trips at the Western Brown Line station, then continue their normal route on Western.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to maintenance at the Western Brown Line bus terminal.
 

Temporary Reroute
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#26 South Shore Express


Weekdays only:
Thu, Sep 14 to Mon, Oct 2 
2pm to 7pm, daily

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #J14 Jeffery Jump 
and #26 South Shore Express buses will operate via Michigan, 47th, Lake Park, 56th, Stony Island, and 67th, then resume their normal route on Jeffery.

Northbound #J14 and #26 buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on DuSable Lake Shore Drive.
 

#28 Stony Island Temporary Reroute

Weekdays only:
Thu, Sep 14 to Mon, Oct 2 
2pm to 7pm, daily

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #28 Stony Island (weekday rush period trips from Union Station, only)
buses will operate via Michigan, and 47th, then resume their normal route on Lake Park.

Northbound buses are not affected.


Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on DuSable Lake Shore Drive.


Temporary Bus Stop Change
#29 State
#62 Archer
#146 Inner Lake Shore/Michigan Express


9am, Mon, Sep 18 to Fri, Oct 13 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The northbound #29 State, #62 Archer, and #146 Inner Lake Shore/Michigan Express bus stop on the southeast corner at State/11th will be temporarily discontinued.

For northbound #29, #62, and #146 service, board/exit buses at either of the bus stops at State/Roosevelt or State/9th.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is changed due to construction and related sidewalk closures.
 

#60 Blue Island/26th Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Sep 18 to Sat, Nov 11 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound bus stop on the southwest corner at 26th/Albany will be temporarily discontinued.

For eastbound service, board/exit buses at either of the bus stops at 26th/Kedzie or 26th/Sacramento.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is changed due to construction and related sidewalk closures.

 

#90 Harlem Temporary Reroute 

Sep 22 – 24
6am Fri to 5am Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Harlem, Washington, Maple, Randolph, and Harlem to South Boulevard,
ending their trips at Harlem/South Boulevard.

Northbound buses will begin their trips at Harlem/South Boulevard, then continue their normal route on Harlem.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Oaktoberfest.

 

Temporary Reroute
#171 U. of Chicago/Hyde Park
#172 U. of Chicago/Kenwood


Sep 19 – 20
Tue to Wed
7am to 7pm, daily

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #171 U. of Chicago/Hyde Park
 and #172 U. of Chicago/Kenwood buses will operate via Ellis, and Midway Plaisance, then resume their normal route on Dorchester.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to Move in Day at the University of Chicago.

 


Note:

Customer alerts listed here are based on the latest information known as of the time of publishing. This information is subject to change without notice. While we work to provide information as accurate and reliable as possible, changes, additions, and cancellations are sometimes necessary.

For the latest information, including any changes to the information above or information about unplanned events that affect service, please check the Alerts section of the CTA website or see information pertaining to your route in our System Guide.

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