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Bus Route85A North Central

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Route Information

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Bus Stop List  Bus Stop List (.htm)

Service Description: See schedule for full details.

Service Hours:
Jefferson Park (accessible) (Blue) north to Touhy/Lehigh
5:10a-9:00p weekdays, 5:50a-7:20p Saturday
Touhy/Lehigh south to Jefferson Park (accessible) (Blue)
5:25a-9:10p weekdays, 6:00a-7:30p Saturday
Every 30 minutes weekday middays and evenings after 7:30pm, and all day Saturdays.

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

Customer Alerts

Upcoming Alerts
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Service Change
Sun, Jan 7 2018 to TBD
All Routes
Special Note
Mon, Dec 25 2017 - 12:01 AM to 11:59 PM
All Routes
Special Note
Mon, Jan 1 2018 - 12:01 AM to 11:59 PM

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Route Map

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System Status



Red Line Normal Service
Blue Line Normal Service
Brown Line Normal Service
Green Line Normal Service
Orange Line Normal Service
Purple Line Normal Service
Pink Line Normal Service
Yellow Line Normal Service


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