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Weekend service changes

Jul 30-Aug 2

 

  • More funless fare! We're offering discounted pass prices on 1-Day, 3-Day and 7-Day CTA passes thru Labor Day 2021—ride all day for just $5 or less! transitchicago.com/fares
     
  • Federal mask mandate remains in effect: A federal directive requires that all passengers wear a mask on public transit, regardless of vaccination status. Refusing to wear a mask is a violation of federal law; passengers may be subject to penalties. transitchicago.com/ready
     
  • Don't forget to buy your fares in advance. Buy your round-trip on the way to avoid long lines after Lollapalooza. CTA's 1-Day passes and tickets are a great value at just $5. You can also add a Ventra Card with fare directly to your phone in the Ventra app.


Rail Lines

 

REDBLUEBROWNGREENORANGE and YELLOW LINES

 
Increased Capacity 

Jul 29 - Aug 2
Thu to Mon

How does this affect my trip?

Added service will operate on the following rail lines for the convenience of customers attending Lollapalooza.

  • Red and Blue lines will operate increased service and full-length trains.
  • GreenBrown, and Orange lines will operate full-length trains.
  • Yellow Line will operate later service until 1am each night.

Why is service being changed?
Added service is being provided for the convenience of customers attending the 2021 Lollapalooza event.
 

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.

Temporary Reroute
#2 Hyde Park Express
#6 Jackson Park Express,
#10 Museum of Science & Industry
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#26 South Shore Express
#28 Stony Island
 


8pm, Mon, Jul 26 to 11:59pm, Mon, Aug 2 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #2 Hyde Park Express, #6 Jackson Park Express, #10 Museum of Science & Industry, #J14 Jeffery Jump, #26 South Shore Express, and #28 Stony Island buses will operate via Columbus, Roosevelt, and Michigan to Balbo.

#2 and #10 buses will resume their normal route on Balbo.

#6, #J14, #26, and #28 buses will continue their normal route on Michigan.

Between Michigan/Balbo and Roosevelt/Columbus, southbound buses will operate via Michigan and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Columbus.

Allow extra travel time.

Note: On Thursday, July 29 through Sunday, August 1, from 9pm to 11pm nightly, this reroute for the #6 and #J14 will be temporarily suspended and a different reroute will be in effect. See separate #6 and #J4 alert for Thursday night, Friday night, Saturday night and Sunday night.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Lollapalooza Event in Grant Park.


Temporary Reroute
#3 King Drive 
#4 Cottage Grove


Jul 29 - Aug 1
Thu to Sun
9pm to 11pm each night

How does this affect my trip?
#3 King Drive buses will operate in both directions via Michigan, Wacker, State, Roosevelt, and Michigan.

Northbound #4 Cottage Grove buses will operate via Michigan, Roosevelt, State, Wacker, and Columbus, ending their trips at Columbus/Randolph.

Southbound #4 buses will begin their trips at Columbus/Randolph, operate
via Randolph, Stetson, Wacker, State, and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the temporary closure of Michigan between Roosevelt and Wacker to accommodate crowds exiting Lollapalooza.


Temporary Reroute
#6 Jackson Park Express 
#J14 Jeffery Jump


Jul 29 - Aug 1
Thu to Sun
9pm to 11pm each night

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound #6 Jackson Park Express buses will operate via Columbus, Roosevelt, State, and Wacker to Michigan, then continue their normal route on Wacker.

Southbound #6 buses will operate via State and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Columbus.

Northbound #J14 Jeffery Jump buses will operate via Columbus, Roosevelt, and State, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Southbound #J14 buses will operate via Washington, State, and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Columbus.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the temporary closure of Michigan between Roosevelt and Wacker to accommodate crowds exiting Lollapalooza.


Temporary Reroute
#7 Harrison
#126 Jackson
#143 Stockton/Michigan Express
#147 Outer Drive Express


8pm, Mon, Jul 26 to 11:59pm, Mon, Aug 2 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound #7 Harrison and #126 Jackson, and southbound #143 Stockton/Michigan Express and #147 Outer Drive Express buses will end their trips at Michigan/Harrison.

Westbound #7 and #126, and northbound #143 buses will begin their trips at Harrison/Michigan, operate via Harrison, Wabash, Balbo, and Michigan to Ida B. Wells, then continue their normal route on Michigan.

Northbound #147 buses will begin their trips at Harrison/Michigan, normal route on State.

Allow extra travel time.

Note: On Thursday, July 29 through Sunday, August 1, from 9pm to 11 pm nightly, these reroutes for the #126 and #147 will be temporarily suspended and different reroutes will be in effect. See separate #126
and #147 alerts for Thursday night, Friday night, Saturday night and Sunday night.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Lollapalooza Event in Grant Park.


#18 16th-18th Temporary Reroute

Jul 29 - Aug 1
Thu to Sun
9pm to 11pm each night

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound buses will operate via Roosevelt, State, 11th, Wabash, and Roosevelt, ending their trips at the Roosevelt Red, Green and Orange lines station.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the temporary closure of Michigan between Roosevelt and Wacker to
accommodate crowds exiting Lollapalooza.


Temporary Reroute
#20 Madison
#56 Milwaukee


Jul 29 - Aug 1
Thu to Sun
9pm to 11pm each night

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound #20 Madison and southbound #56 Milwaukee buses will operate via Washington, State, and Madison, ending their trips at Madison/State.

Westbound #20 and northbound #56 buses will begin their trips at Madison/State, then continue their normal route on Madison.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the temporary closure of Michigan between Roosevelt and Wacker to accommodate crowds exiting Lollapalooza.


Temporary Reroute
#21 Cermak
#60 Blue Island/26th


Jul 29 – Aug 1
6am Thu to 11:59pm Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#21 Cermak
buses will operate in both directions via Cermak, Ashland, 18th, Halsted, and Cermak.

#60 Blue Island/26th buses will operate in both directions via Blue Island, Ashland, 18th, and Blue Island.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Annual Fiesta Del Sol event.


#21 Cermak Temporary Reroute

6am, Sat, Jul 31 to 10pm, Sun, Aug 1, or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Cermak, Archer, and Clark, then resume their normal route on Cermak.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Chinatown Summer Fair event.
 

#60 Blue Island/26th Temporary Reroute

Jul 29 - Aug 1
Thu to Sun
9pm to 11pm each night

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound buses will operate via Washington, State, Wacker, and Columbus, then resume their normal route on Randolph.

Westbound buses will operate via Randolph, Columbus, Wacker, and State, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the temporary closure of Michigan between Roosevelt and Wacker to accommodate crowds exiting Lollapalooza.


#84 Peterson Temporary Reroute

Jul 30 - Aug 2
8pm Fri to 5am Mon

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

Westbound buses will begin their trips at Thorndale/Winthrop, operate via Thorndale, Sheridan and Hollywood, then resume their normal route on Ridge.

Transfer between Red Line trains and #84 buses at Thorndale station.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the closure of Bryn Mawr Avenue between Broadway and Winthrop to demolish part of the Red Line viaduct as part of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) project.


#92 Foster Temporary Reroute

Jul 30 - Aug 2
8pm Fri to 5am Mon

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
 buses will operate via Broadway north of Bryn Mawr, ending their trips at the Red Line 95th-bound station entrance (mid-block between Bryn Mawr and Hollywood).

Westbound buses will begin their trips at the Red Line 95th-bound station entrance, operate via Broadway, Hollywood and Sheridan to Bryn Mawr, then continue their normal route on Sheridan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the closure of Bryn Mawr Avenue between Broadway and Winthrop to demolish part of the Red Line viaduct as part of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) project.


#124 Navy Pier Temporary Reroute

Jul 29 - Aug 1
Thu to Sun
9pm to 11pm each night

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound buses will operate via Washington, State, and Illinois to Columbus, then continue their normal route on Illinois.

Westbound buses will operate via Grand and State, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the temporary closure of Michigan between Roosevelt and Wacker to accommodate crowds exiting Lollapalooza.


#126 Jackson Temporary Reroute

Jul 29 - Aug 1
Thu to Sun
9pm to 11pm each night

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound buses will operate via Jackson, State, and Harrison, ending their trips at Harrison/Wabash.

Westbound buses will begin their trips at Harrison/Wabash, operate via Wabash, Balbo, and State, then resume their normal route on Adams.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the temporary closure of Michigan between Roosevelt and Wacker to accommodate crowds exiting Lollapalooza.


#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express Temporary Reroute

Jul 29 - Aug 1
Thu to Sun
9pm to 11pm each night

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound 146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express buses will operate via State and Wacker, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the temporary closure of Michigan between Roosevelt and Wacker to accommodate crowds exiting Lollapalooza.


#147 Outer Drive Express Temporary Reroute

Jul 29 - Aug 1
Thu to Sun
9pm to 11pm each night

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Wacker, State, and Harrison, ending their trips at Harrison/Wabash.

Northbound buses will begin their trips at Harrison/Wabash, operate via Wabash, Balbo, State, and Wacker, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the temporary closure of Michigan between Roosevelt and Wacker to accommodate crowds exiting Lollapalooza.