Cubs visit the White Sox for Second Round in Interleague Play
The Chicago Transit Authority provides convenient and affordable bus and train service for baseball fans heading to the South Side for the Cubs vs. Sox series at U.S. Cellular Field. The games will be held on Monday, June 18, Tuesday, June 19 and Wednesday, June 20. Game time is 7:10 p.m. for all three games.
CTA staff will greet customers at the Red Line Sox-35th station prior to each game and distribute commemorative 2012 Crosstown Series posters to customers who use the Red Line to get to the game. Posters will be handed out starting approximately 90-minutes prior to the first pitch of each game while supplies last.
Since the program began in 1998, the commemorative posters and farecards designed by Chicago artist Steve Musgrave have become a one-of-a-kind collectible item for fans. Musgrave also has several murals featuring Cubs legends on display at the Addison station, which he adopted as part of the CTA's Adopt-A-Station program in 1998.
Baseball fans have the following convenient bus and rail service options to get them to and from the games at U.S. Cellular:
The Red Line provides direct service to the accessible Sox-35th station, just steps from the ballpark. Red Line trains operate between Howard and 95th Street. Free connections can be made from Purple and Yellow Line trains at Howard; and from all CTA rail lines serving the Loop or from Brown Line trains at Belmont and Fullerton.
The accessible Green Line station at 35th-Bronzeville-IIT is a few blocks east of the ballpark. Fans can walk to the ballpark or transfer to #35 35th buses, which stop at U.S. Cellular Field. Green Line trains operate on the South Side from 63rd/Ashland and East 63rd/Cottage Grove, and from Lake and Harlem in Oak Park.
Orange Line customers can reach the ballpark via the 35th/Archer station and transfer to either the #35 35th or the #39 Pershing buses.
The #35 35th buses stop at U.S. Cellular Field and 35th Street stations on the Green, Orange and Red lines.
The #39 serves the Sox-35th Red Line station and 35th/Archer Orange Line station.
Through early evening, #24 Wentworth buses serve the stadium from Clark Street downtown, and from 79th via Vincennes, Wentworth and LaSalle.
#29 State buses that operate on State Street between the Red Line terminal at 95th Street and Navy Pier provide another nearby travel option.
Bus customers who use CTA fare media pay $2.00 to ride. For rail customers or customers who pay cash on the bus, the fare is $2.25. Customers who use CTA fare media may transfer for a 25 cent fee. Transfers are not available for customers paying fares in cash.
Stay in the Loop on CTA service
For details about all CTA service, call 312-836-7000 or visit the CTA website at transitchicago.com
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