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Weekend Service Changes

 
 

Sep 4 - 7 
 
 

Note: On Sunday, September 6, updated bus schedules will go into effect for several bus routes. Most routes continue to have the same frequency and span of service, but arrival times may change up to a few minutes. New timetables for these routes will be posted at transitchicago.com.
  

Rail Lines

 
 
 
BLUE LINE 

 
 
Sep 4 – 5
Fri to Sat, nightly
10pm to 4am next day
 

Boarding Change, Delays Between Irving Park and Logan Square

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

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Irving Park and Logan Square, 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 Blue Line.
 
 
 
Sep 6 – 7
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. 
 
 

 
BROWN LINE 
 
 
Sat, Sep 5
6am to 5:30pm

Boarding Change, Delays Between Sedgwick and Fullerton

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

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

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing structure maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Brown 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.
  
 

Temporary Reroutes
#3 King Drive
#4 Cottage Grove
#6 Jackson Park Express
#10 Museum of Science and Industry
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express
#147 Outer Drive Express
#151 Sheridan

Sun, Sep 6
6am to 10:30am or completion

How does this affect my trip?
#3 King Drive:
Northbound buses will operate via Michigan, Madison, State, and Chicago to Michigan, then resume their normal route on Chicago. Southbound buses will operate via Chicago, State, and Washington, then resume their normal route on Michigan.
 
#4 Cottage Grove: Northbound buses will operate via Michigan and Madison, ending their trips at Madison/Wabash. Southbound buses will begin their trips at Madison/Wabash, operate via Madison, State, and Monroe, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

#6 Jackson Park Express: Northbound buses will operate via Columbus, Roosevelt, Michigan, and Madison, ending their trips at Madison/Wabash. Southbound buses will begin their trips at Madison/Wabash, operate via Madison, then resume their normal route on State.

#10 Museum of Science and Industry: Northbound buses will operate via State and Chicago to Michigan, then continue their normal route on Chicago. Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Chicago, and State to Wacker, then continue their normal route on State.

#J14 Jeffery Jump: Northbound buses will operate via Columbus, Roosevelt, and Michigan to Balbo, then continue their normal route on Michigan. Southbound buses will operate via Michigan and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Columbus.

#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express: Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Chicago, and State to Wacker, then continue their normal route on State. Northbound buses will operate via State and Chicago, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

#147 Outer Drive Express: Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Chicago, State, and Washington, then resume their normal route on Michigan. Northbound buses will operate via State and Chicago, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

#151 Sheridan: Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Chicago, State, and Washington, then resume their normal route on Michigan. Northbound buses will operate via Dearborn, State, and Chicago, then resume their normal route on Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Magnificent Mile Chicago Women’s Half-Marathon and 5K.

 
 
 
Temporary Reroutes
#6 Jackson Park Express
#10 Museum of Science and Industry
#J14 Jeffery Jump
 
Sep 5 - 6
8am Sat to 6am Sun or completion

Sun, Sep 6
10:30am to 4pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
#6, #10, and #J14 buses will operate via Columbus and Roosevelt to Michigan. #6 and #J14 buses will continue their normal route on Michigan. #10 buses will resume their normal route on Balbo.

Southbound #6 and #10 buses will operate via Balbo, Michigan, and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Columbus.

Southbound #J14 buses will operate via Michigan and Roosevelt, then resume their normal route on Columbus.

Allow extra time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Chicago Women’s Half Marathon and 5K.

  
 
 
#36 Broadway Temporary Reroute

Sat, Sep 5
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.
   
 
 
 
#63 63rd Temporary Reroute

9am, Sun, Sep 6 to 5pm, Sun, Sep 13 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via 63rd, Pulaski, 59th, and the Midway Orange Line terminal.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to railroad crossing maintenance work at 63rd/Knox. 
 
 
 
#70 Division Temporary Reroute
 
Sat, Sep 5
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.
 
 
 
#111A Pullman Shuttle Revised Service Hours

Effective Sun, Sep 6

How does this affect my trip?
The first trip for this route will depart 115th/Cottage Grove later, at 6:25am instead of 5:45am.

The last trip will depart Pullman Park plaza earlier, at 7:40pm instead of 11:25pm.

Why is service being changed?
Service hours are being changed to match demand and ridership patterns. 
 


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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