Welcome to the CTA's new Web site. This site is the start of a new level of technology and communication.

New Features

Plenty of new features are a part of this project, to help better serve all of our Web site visitors. Here's just a sample of what we've added:

  • Layout that's modern, clean, and easy to read
  • Intuitive navigation that makes it easy to find what you're looking for
  • A more accessible site, designed to follow Web standards and accessibility guidelines
  • Reorganized content to better serve your needs
  • Integration of system status and other information to help you make the most of transit 
  • Technologies to keep you informed and take information with you
  • Search functionality allows you to more quickly find information within the site that you're looking for
  • Easy access to trip planners makes it so you can plan a trip from just about anywhere on our Web site
  • Mobile version to give you quick access to the information you need on-the-go


New Content

  • New How-To Guides help you become an expert on how to use transit
  • New System Guide gives you information about each of our routes (bus and train), provides schedule information, and help finding connecting services
  • New "Quick Links" posted on most pages gives you direct access to the most commonly-requested items from CTA
  • New home page showcases important information about what's new and what affects your commute
  • RSS feeds allow you to subscribe with RSS reader or news aggregator software to get the latest information about your route or what's new at CTA
  • New language guides to help non-English speakers learn how to use CTA services

System Status

  • Our new system status features allow you to see at a glance how buses and trains are running, and get details about anything affecting service, including reroutes, delays, or construction work
  • Events affecting service show up throughout the Web site to keep you in-the-know—before you go


Plan a trip

Start (e.g. O'Hare Airport)

End (e.g. 1 N State St, Chicago, IL)

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About trip planners (and more options)..

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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