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Weekend Service Changes



Sep 12 - 15

 

 

Rail Lines

 
 
 
BLUE LINE
 
 
Sep 14 – 15
9pm Sun to 4am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between Oak Park and Forest Park

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at the Harlem (Forest Park branch) station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Oak Park and Forest Park, 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 Blue Line. 
 
 
 
BROWN LINE
 
 
Sun, Sep 14
6:50am to 7pm

Boarding Change, Delays Between Fullerton and Sedgwick

How does this affect my trip? 
Board/exit all trains on the Kimball-bound platform at the Armitage station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Fullerton and Sedgwick, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are making structural improvements to remove slow zones and improve rail service on the Brown Line as part of the Ravenswood Connector Rehabilitation Project. 
 
 
 
GREEN LINE
 
 
Sep 13 – 14
Sat and Sun
1:40am to 11:40am, daily

Bus Substitution Between Roosevelt and 35th-Bronzeville-IIT Stations

How does this affect my trip?
Shuttle buses replace rail service between Roosevelt and 35th-Bronzeville-IIT.

Trains operate between Harlem/Lake, Downtown and Roosevelt, and between 35th-Bronzeville-IIT, Ashland/63rd and Cottage Grove.

Rail-Shuttle Transfers: Free transfer between shuttle buses and rail service is only available at Roosevelt and 35th-Bronzeville-IIT, and requires the farecard used to pay your fare at the start of your trip.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Service is affected due to the construction of the new Cermak-McCormick Place station.
 
 
 
ORANGE LINE
 
 
Sep 14 – 15
10pm Sun to 4am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between Western and Kedzie

How does this affect my trip? 
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Western and Kedzie, 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 Orange Line.
 
 
 
 
RED LINE 
 
 
Sep 12 - 14
9pm Fri to 5pm Sun

Harrison Station Polk Entrance Temporary Closure

How does this affect my trip?
The Polk Street auxiliary entrance/exit at the Harrison Red Line subway station will be temporarily closed.

Please use the main entrance/exit at Harrison Street, located one block north of the Polk entrance/exit.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing station construction to renovate the Polk entrance of Harrison station. 
 
 
 
Sep 14 – 15
11pm Sun to 4am Mon

Boarding Change, Delays Between Cermak-Chinatown and Grand

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound side of the platform at the Roosevelt, Harrison, Jackson, Monroe, and Lake stations.
 
Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Cermak-Chinatown and Grand, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing 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 weekend or long-term reroutes beginning this weekend. For a full list of bus reroutes currently in place, please visit the
Bus Alerts page.
 
 

#9 Ashland Temporary Reroute

Sat, Sep 13
11:30am to 2pm or completion 

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Ashland, Cermak, Damen, Roosevelt, and Ashland.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Pilsen Mexican Independence Parade. 
 
 
 
#18 16th/18th Temporary Reroute

Sat, Sep 13
11:30am to 2pm or completion 

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 18th, Damen, Cermak, and Halsted.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Pilsen Mexican Independence Parade.
 
 

 
#21 Cermak Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 14
11am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound buses will operate via Cermak, Cicero, 16th, Laramie, bus driveway (54th/Cermak Pink Line station), 54th Avenue, 16th, and Austin, then resume their normal route on Cermak.

Eastbound buses will operate via Cermak, Austin, 16th, Laramie, bus driveway (54th/Cermak Pink Line station), 54th Avenue, 16th, and Cicero, then resume their normal route on Cermak.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Mexican Independence Day Parade. 
 
 
 
#30 South Chicago Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 14
11am to 4pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will end their trips at Houston/92nd.

Southbound buses will begin their trips at Houston/92nd, operate via Houston, 93rd, Baltimore, and 92nd, then resume their normal route on Houston.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the South Chicago Mexican Independence Day Parade. 
 
 
 
 
#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute

Sep 12 - 15
1pm Fri to 5am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Broadway, Belmont, 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 13
5am to 2pm 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. 
 
 
 
 
#50 Damen Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 14
7:30am to 11am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Damen, North Ave, Ashland, Armitage and Damen.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bucktown 5K Race event.
 
 
 
#52 Kedzie/California Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 14
9am to 4:30pm or completion


How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Kedzie, Cermak, Marshall Boulevard, 24th Boulevard, California Avenue, 36th Place, Albany, and 36th Street, then resume their normal route on Kedzie.


Northbound buses will operate via Kedzie, 36th Street, California Avenue, 24th Boulevard, Marshall Boulevard, and Cermak, then resume their normal route on Kedzie.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the 26th Street Mexican Independence Day Parade.
 
 
 
#53 Pulaski Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 14
9am to 4:30pm or completion


How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will end their trips at Pulaski/Cermak.


Northbound buses will begin at Cermak/Pulaski, then resume their normal route on Pulaski.

Note: Shuttle buses will operate between Pulaski/ Cermak and 31st/Komensky:

  • Southbound buses will operate via Pulaski, Ogden, Cicero, and 31st to the bus terminal at Komensky.
  • Northbound buses will operate from the bus terminal at 31st/Komensky via 31st, Cicero, Ogden, Kostner, and Cermak to Cermak/Pulaski.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the 26th Street Mexican Independence Day Parade. 
 
 
 
#60 Blue Island/26th Temporary Reroute

Sep 11 - 15 
9am Thu to 3am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip? 
9am Thu to 9am Sun and 4:30pm Sun to 3am Mon: Buses will operate in both directions via 26th, Kostner, Ogden, Cicero, and the 24th Place bus terminal.

9am to 4:30pm, Sun: Buses will operate in both directions via 26th, California Boulevard, 24th Boulevard, Marshall Boulevard, Cermak, Cicero, and the 24th Place bus terminal.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Fiesta De La Villita and 26th Street Mexican Independence Day Parade. 
 
 
  
#60 Blue Island/26th Temporary Reroute

Sat, Sep 13
11:30am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Cermak, Halsted, Roosevelt, and Racine.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Pilsen Mexican Independence Parade.
 
 
 
 
#70 Division Temporary Reroute

Sat, Sep 13
5am to 2pm or completion

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

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Division Street (Near North) Farmer's Market.
 
 
 
#71 71st/South Shore Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 14
11am to 4pm or completion


How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 83rd, South Chicago, Exchange, 93rd, Colfax, and Torrence.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the South Chicago Mexican Independence Day Parade.
 
 
 
 
#73 Armitage Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 14
7:30am to 11am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Armitage, Western, Fullerton, Damen, Armitage, Elston and Cortland.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bucktown 5K Race event.
 
 
 
#78 Montrose Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 14
10am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Montrose, Elston, Irving Park, Western, and Montrose.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Guatemala Independence Parade.
 
 
 
#82 Kimball/Homan Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 14
9am to 4:30pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound buses will end their trips at Central Park/Ogden.

Northbound buses will begin at Central Park/Cermak, then resume their normal route on Central Park.

Allow extra travel time.

Note: Shuttle buses will operate between Central Park/Cermak and 31st/ Lawndale.

  • Southbound buses will operate via Cermak, Ogden, Cicero, 31st, and Lawndale, ending their trips at the bus terminal at 31st/Lawndale.
  • Northbound buses will operate from the bus terminal at 31st/Lawndale via 31st, Cicero, Ogden, and Cermak to Cermak/Central Park.

 
Why is service being changed?

Buses are rerouted due to the 26th Street Mexican Independence Day Parade. 
 
 
 
#82 Kimball/Homan Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 14
10am to 2pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Kimball, Lawrence, Pulaski, Elton, Irving Park, and Kimball.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Guatemala Independence Parade.
 
 
 
#87 87th Temporary Reroute

Sat, Sep 13
12:01am to 11:59pm or completion 

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 87th, Jeffery, 85th, Anthony, and 87th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the South Side Soul Festival.
 
 
 
#87 87th Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 14 
11am to 4pm or completion

 
How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via 87th, South Chicago, Exchange, 92nd, and South Chicago, ending their trips at South Chicago/92nd.


Westbound buses will begin their trips at South Chicago/92nd, operate via South Chicago, then resume their normal route on 87th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the South Chicago Mexican Independence Day Parade. 
 
 
 
#95E 93rd/95th Temporary Reroute

Sun, Sep 14
11am to 4pm or completion


How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Exchange, 92nd, and South Chicago, ending their trips at South Chicago/Exchange.


Westbound buses will begin their trips at South Chicago/Exchange, then resume their normal route on Exchange.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the South Chicago Mexican Independence Day Parade.
 


The 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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