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Weekend service changes

Sep 13 - 16
 


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Sep 13 – 15
Fri to Sun

Increased Capacity and More Frequent Service for Riot Fest

How does this affect my trip?
Fri, Sep 13:
Longer trains will operate between 54th/Cermak and the Loop from 10am Fri to 1:30am Sat. Trains will run every 10 minutes from 7pm to 8:30pm, every 8 minutes from 8:30pm to 11pm, and every 10 minutes from 11pm to 11:30pm.

Sat and Sun, Sep 14 – 15: Longer trains will operate each day between 54th/Cermak and the Loop from 10am to 1:30am next day. Trains will run every 10 minutes from 12 noon to 8:30pm, every 8 minutes from 8:30pm to 11pm, and every 10 minutes from 11pm to 11:30pm.

Why is service being changed?
Extra capacity and more frequent service is being provided for customers attending the 2019 Riot Fest.
 

Bus Routes

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

#8A South Halsted Temporary Reroute

9am, Wed, Sep 11 to 5pm, Wed, Sep 25 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound buses will operate via Halsted, 95th, Vincennes, and 87th, then resume their normal route on Halsted.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility construction on Halsted between 93rd and 92nd.


Temporary Reroute
#22 Clark
#24 Wentworth
#62 Archer


Sep 13 – 15
5pm Fri to 11:59pm Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #22 Clark
buses will operate via Polk, State, and Congress, then resume their normal route on Dearborn.

Northbound #24 Wentworth buses will operate via Harrison, State, and Ida B Wells, then resume their normal route on Dearborn.

Northbound #62 Archer buses will operate via State and Ida B Wells, then resume their normal route on Dearborn.

Southbound #22, #24, and #62 buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Printers Row Art Fest.


#24 Wentworth Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Sep 9 to 5pm, Fri, Oct 4 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Wells, 51st, Princeton, and 53rd, then resume their normal route on Wells.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time. 

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility construction on Wells between 51st and 53rd.

 

#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute

Sep 13 – 15
10am Fri to 11pm Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Broadway, Belmont, Sheridan, Inner Lake Shore Drive, Addison, and
Broadway.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Lakeview East Festival of the Arts.


#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute

Sat, Sep 14 
7am to 1pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound buses will operate via Clark and Maple, then resume their normal route on State.

Northbound buses will operate via State, Elm, and Clark to Division, then continue their normal route on Clark.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Division Street (Near North) Farmer’s Market.


#55 Garfield Temporary Bus Stop Relocation

9am, Fri, Sep 13 to 11:59pm, Fri, Sep 27 or completion 

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound bus stop at the Garfield Green Line station will be temporarily relocated approximately 200 feet east of the present bus stop. 

Why is service being changed?
This bus stop is being relocated due to “L” structure maintenance and painting.

 

#70 Division Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Sep 9 to 5am, Mon, Sep 23 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Division, Central, Augusta, Austin, and the Division/Austin bus terminal.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to water main work on Division between Austin and Massasoit.

 

#72 North Bus Stop Changes

Effective Mon, Sep 9

How does this affect my trip?
The following bus stop changes will be in effect:

The eastbound bus stop located at the staggered intersection at North Avenue/Kenton will be eliminated.

A new eastbound bus stop will be added at the staggered intersection at North Avenue/Kolmar.

The eastbound bus stop located near the staggered intersection at North Avenue/Kilbourn will be eliminated.

The eastbound bus stop located on the southwest corner at North Avenue/Keeler will be relocated to the staggered intersection at North Avenue/Keeler.

The westbound bus stop located on the northeast corner at North Avenue/Central Park will be relocated to the northwest corner at North Avenue/Central Park.

The westbound bus stop located on the northeast corner at North Avenue/Kilbourn will be eliminated.

A new westbound bus stop will be added on the northwest corner at North Avenue/Kolmar.

The westbound bus stop located on the northeast corner at North Avenue/Kenton will be eliminated.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stops are changing due to street paving and pedestrian infrastructure improvements.

 

#84 Peterson Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Sep 9 to 11:59pm Mon, Sep 23 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
 buses will operate via Ridge, Hollywood, Broadway and Thorndale, ending their trips at the Thorndale Red Line station.

Westbound buses will begin their trips at the Thorndale Red Line station, operate via Thorndale, Sheridan and Hollywood, then continue their normal route on Ridge.

Due to the reroute, #84 buses will not connect with the Red Line at Bryn Mawr station. During the reroute, connect between #84 buses and Red Line trains at Thorndale station.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to utility construction in preparation for the Red-Purple Modernization Project.


#126 Jackson Temporary Reroute

7am, Thu, Sep 12 to 4pm, Mon, Oct 14 or until completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via Adams and Morgan, then resume their normal route on Van Buren.

Eastbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

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


#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 15
9am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Columbus, Lake Shore Drive, 18th, and Museum Campus Drive to McFetridge, then continue their normal route on Museum Campus Drive.

Northbound buses will operate via Museum Campus Drive, Waldron Drive, Lake Shore Drive, and Columbus to McFetridge, then continue their normal route on Columbus.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the ALS Walk for Life.

 

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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