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  • 2016 Holiday Train and Bus: Ride the ‘L’ with Santa, in style, this holiday season on our Holiday Train (and new Elves’ Workshop Train) & our Holiday Bus! Check out the schedules...
  • Learn about proposed complete reconstruction of Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn and Bryn Mawr stations as part of Phase 1 of Red and Purple Modernization Project
  • We’re building a signature station featuring a modern design and myriad customer amenities to improve the overall transit experience. Learn more here.
  • Our new Heritage Fleet program was created to preserve and celebrate our history through vintage buses and train cars. Learn more...

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2016 Budget Book: See info on CTA's budget and recommendations for the 2017 budget year.

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(three icons showing cash being presented, the insertion of a farecard into a turnstile, and an enter light illuminating) How-To Guides: New to transit? It's as easy as 1-2-3. Become an authority on riding the CTA!

Loop Link lanes & stations open December 20 with service by J14, 20, 56, 60, 124 & 157.
Visitor information - Take CTA from the airport to... anywhere!
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Trains:

Red Line Normal Service
Blue Line Normal Service
Brown Line Normal Service
Green Line Normal Service*
Orange Line Normal Service
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Yellow Line Normal Service

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