The Chicago Transit Authority will provide additional service to accommodate those attending the 2018 Chicago Women’s March to the Polls event on Saturday, January 20. Participants will assemble at the Columbus and Congress entry of Grant Park.
CTA will also provide extra service for upcoming sports events at the United Center.
2018 Chicago Women’s March to the Polls – Saturday 1/20 at 9 a.m.
- Rail: Blue, Brown, Purple, Green and Orange Lines: Longer trains 5 a.m. - 3 p.m.
- Bus: #147 Outer Drive Express: Extra service from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
The following bus routes will be detoured from Friday, 1/19 at 10 p.m. until Saturday, 1/ 20 at 4 p.m.: #6 Jackson Park Express and #J14 Jeffery Jump
The following bus routes will be rerouted on Saturday, 1/20 from 10 a.m. until about 4 p.m.:
# 4 Cottage Grove
#60 Blue Island/26 St.
#124 Navy Pier
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express
#147 Outer Drive Express
Note: Street closures, reroutes and traffic congestion may affect the estimated bus arrival times on CTA Bus Tracker. For the most up-to-date information, please visit: transitchicago.com/alerts.
Event service/extra service
- Rail: Green, Pink and Blue lines
- Bus: #19 United Center Express, #20 Madison and #50 Damen
New York Islanders vs. Chicago Blackhawks - Sat. 1/20 at7:30 p.m.
Notre Dame vs. University of Wisconsin (men’s hockey) - Sun. 1/21 at 2 p.m.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Chicago Blackhawks - Mon. 1/22 at 7:30 p.m.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Chicago Blackhawks - Wed. 1/24 at 7 p.m.
Buy your unlimited ride passes and fares in advance
Avoid long lines to buy fares! Customers can add unlimited ride passes (1-day, 3-day, 7-day and 30-day) or add money to pay per-ride to their Ventra cards ahead of time via the free Ventra app, at rail station Ventra vending machines, online or at more than 1,000 local retailers (for locations visit ventrachicago.com or the Ventra app).
Customers can also purchase from Ventra vending machines 1-day unlimited ride tickets ($10) or single-ride tickets ($3) that include up to two transfers in two hours. Customers can also pay their fares with their personal contactless debit or credit cards.
Stay in the Loop on CTA Service
Plan your trip using the Google Transit Trip Planner. Be sure to also check out CTA on Facebook or Twitter (@CTA) for system travel updates and alerts. For details about all CTA service, call 312-836-7000 or visit the CTA website at transitchicago.com.
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