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Weekend Service Changes

 
 

Jul 31 - Aug 3

 
 
 

Rail Lines

 

 
BLUE LINE 
  
 
Aug 2 - 3
10pm Sun to 4am Mon 

Boarding Change, Delays Between Cicero and Oak Park

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform at the Austin station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Cicero and Oak 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.
 
 
 
 
Red, Brown, Green, Orange,
Yellow Lines
 
 
Increased Capacity and More Frequent Service

Jul 31 – Aug 3
Fri to Sun

How does this affect my trip?
Red Line:

  • Fri, Jul 31: Longer trains will operate until 11:59pm. Trains will operate more frequently, every 6 minutes between 95th/Dan Ryan and Howard from 6pm to 11:59pm.
  • Sat, Aug 2 and Sun, Aug 3: Longer trains will operate until 11:59pm. Trains will operate more frequently, every 6 minutes from 95th/Dan Ryan, from 6:30pm to 11:59pm.

 
Brown Line:
Fri, Jul 31, Sat, Aug 1 and Sun, Aug 2: Longer trains will operate between Kimball and the Loop from 10am to 11pm.

Green Line:

  • Fri, Jul 31: Longer trains will operate from Harlem/Lake from 6pm to 10pm, and from 63rd Street from 7pm to 11pm.
  • Sat, Aug 1 and Sun, Aug 2: Longer trains will operate from Harlem/Lake from 10am to 10pm, and from 63rd Street from 10am to 11pm.

 
Orange Line:

  • Fri, Jul 31: Longer trains will operate between Midway and the Loop from 7pm to 11pm.
  • Sat, Aug 1 and Sun, Aug 3: Longer trains will operate between Midway and the Loop from 10am to 11pm.

 
Blue Line:

  • Fri, Jul 31: Longer trains will operate between Forest Park and O’Hare from 10pm to 11:30pm. Trains will operate more frequently, every 8 minutes instead of every 10 minutes, from Forest Park from 7pm to 11:30pm.
  • Sat, Aug 1 and Sun, Aug 2: Longer trains will operate between Forest Park and O’Hare from 1:30pm to 11:30pm.

 
Yellow Line Shuttle Bus: Fri, Jul 31, Sat, Aug 1 and Sun, Aug 2: Last shuttle bus will depart Howard for Skokie at 11:59pm.

Why is service being changed?
Extra service is being provided for the convenience of customers attending Lollapalooza.


  

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.
 
 

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


12 noon, Wed, Jul 29 to 12 noon Wed, Aug 5 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,
and #26 South Shore Express buses will operate via Columbus, Roosevelt, and Michigan to Balbo. #2 and #10 buses will resume their normal route on Balbo. #6, #J14, and #26 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.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Lollapalooza event in Grant Park. 
 
 
 
Temporary Bus Stop Change
#3 King Drive
#26 South Shore Express
#66 Chicago

9am, Wed, Jul 29 to 4pm, Fri, Nov 6 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound bus stop on the south side of Chicago at Mies van der Rohe, serving northbound #3 and #26, and eastbound #66 buses, will be temporarily discontinued.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is being temporarily discontinued due to construction resulting in closure of the sidewalk.
 
 
 
Temporary Reroute
#7 Harrison
#126 Jackson
#143 Stockton/Michigan Express
#147 Outer Drive Express

12 noon, Wed, Jul 29 to 12 noon Wed, Aug 5 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 Congress, then continue their normal route on Michigan.

Northbound #147 buses will begin their trips at Harrison/Michigan, operate via Harrison and State to Congress, then continue their normal route on State.
 
Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Lollapalooza event in Grant Park.
 
 
 
#21 Cermak Temporary Reroute

Jul 29 - Aug 3
9am Wed to 12 noon Mon or completion

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Annual Fiesta Del Sol event.
 
 
 
#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute

Sat, Aug 1
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.
 
 
 
 
#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute

August 1 - 2
2am Sat to 11:59pm Sun or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Broadway, Granville, Sheridan, Hollywood, and Broadway.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Edgewater EdgeFest event. 
   
 

 
 
#48 South Damen Temporary Reroute

9am, Thu, Jul 30 until further notice

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will begin/end their trips at the Damen/87th terminal.

Buses will not operate south of Damen/87th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the closure of the bus terminal at Western/97th for the demolition of The Plaza shopping center.
 
 
 
#60 Blue Island/26th Temporary Reroute

Jul 29 - Aug 3
9am Wed to 12 noon Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
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.
 
 
 
#63 63rd Bus Stop Changes

Effective Thu, Jul 30

How does this affect my trip?
The westbound bus stop located on the northwest corner of 63rd/Ingleside will be eliminated.

Board buses at the northeast corner of 63rd and Drexel.
 
 
 
#70 Division Temporary Reroute
 
Sat, Aug 1 
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.
 
 
 
#73 Armitage Temporary Reroute

Jul 31 - Aug 3
11pm Fri to 3am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Armitage, Pulaski, Fullerton, Kimball, and Armitage.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Taste of Latin America Fest. 
 
 
 
#78 Montrose Temporary Reroute

9am, Thu, Jul 30 to 6pm, Fri, Aug 7 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Montrose, Austin, Irving Park, Kilpatrick, Milwaukee, and Cicero, then resume their normal route on Montrose.

Westbound buses will operate via Montrose, Cicero, Irving Park, and Austin, then resume their normal route on Montrose.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work at Montrose/Central.
 
 
 
#85 Central Temporary Reroute

9am, Thu, Jul 30 to 6pm, Wed, Sep 23 or completion

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer construction on Central between Lawrence and Irving Park. 
 
 
 
#92 Foster Temporary Reroute

Sat, Aug 1
7:30am to 5pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
buses will operate via Foster, California, Bryn Mawr, and Lincoln, then resume their normal route on Foster.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer construction on Foster between Washtenaw and Rockwell.
 
 
 
#95W West 95th Temporary Reroute

9am, Thu, Jul 30 to until further notice

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound
buses will operate via 95th, Western, 83rd, and Damen, ending their trips at the Damen/87th terminal.

Eastbound buses will begin their trips at the Damen/87th terminal, operate via Damen, 87th, and Western, then resume their normal route on 95th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the closure of the bus terminal at Western/97th for the demolition of The Plaza shopping center.
 
 
 
#132 Goose Island Express Temporary Reroute

12 noon, Wed, Jul 29 to 12 noon Wed, Aug 5 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
buses will operate via Michigan and Harrison, ending their trips on Harrison between Michigan and Wabash.

Northbound buses will begin their trips on Harrison between Michigan and Wabash, operate via Harrison, Wabash, Balbo, and Michigan to Congress, then resume their normal route on Michigan.
 
Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Lollapalooza event in Grant Park.
 
 
 
#119 Michigan/119th Temporary Reroute

5am, Mon, Jul 27 to 6am, Mon, Sep 21 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 119th, Vincennes, 127th, Western, and the terminal at Western/119th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work on 119th between Vincennes and Western.
 


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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