Bear Down Chicago Fans: CTA Has the Game Plan to Get You to Soldier Field

January 13, 2011

The Chicago Transit Authority will provide extra service for fans heading to Soldier Field as the Bears host the Seattle Seahawks in an NFC Divisional playoff game. Kick off is at noon.

Supplemental service will be provided on the #128 Soldier Field Express and #146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express routes in anticipation of crowds. #128 buses will operate non-stop between the Ogilvie Transportation Center, Union Station and Soldier Field for the convenience of fans.
 
#128 buses leave stations starting two hours before game time until 30 minutes after kickoff. For Sunday's game to Soldier Field, service will operate from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. After the game, buses will leave Soldier Field every few minutes for one hour. 
 
The cash fare for #128 buses is $1 for full-fare customers and 50 cents for reduced-fare customers. The exact cash is required. Customers who use CTA fare media on the #128 will be charged a regular CTA bus fare.
 
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express will operate additional buses to Soldier Field every few minutes for two hours before the start of the game and one hour after game's end. 
 
In addition, the CTA’s Red, Orange and Green line trains stop a few blocks away from the stadium at Roosevelt and State. Longer trains will operate on the Orange, Brown, Red and Blue lines to accommodate anticipated crowds traveling to and from the game.
 
CTA will provide additional Customer Assistants at the Roosevelt Green Line/Orange Line elevated and the Red Line subway stations to assist fans.
 
For all CTA service information customers can visit the website at www.transitchicago.com. or call (312) 836-7000.
 
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