August 3, 2004

Soldier Field

The Chicago Transit Authority will provide additional bus service on the #12 Roosevelt and #146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express routes serving Soldier Field for an international soccer game between Mexican teams Tecos and Atlante on Wednesday, August 4 at 7 p.m. Additional service will begin at 5 p.m. and continue until one hour after the game ends or as crowds warrant.

United Center

The CTA will operate its #19 United Center Express buses to the United Center for the American Idols 3 concert Thursday, August 5.

The concert begins at 7 p.m. #19 buses will begin their trips south on Michigan from Chicago Avenue at 5 p.m. Buses will operate every 12 minutes until the last bus leaves Michigan/Chicago at 7:20 p.m.

Southbound #19 buses make stops on Michigan at Illinois and at Lake. Stops will be made on Madison at Wabash, State and Wells for customers transferring from 'L' and subway trains, and on Madison at Clinton for Metra riders from the Ogilvie Transportation Center and Union Station. From Clinton, #19 buses run express to the United Center.

After the concert, #19 buses will await customers on the north side of the United Center eastbound on Madison near Gate 3. On return trips, #19 buses operate through downtown east on Washington, making all stops from Jefferson to Michigan before turning north on Michigan and making all stops from Randolph to Chicago. Service will operate every few minutes until one hour after the concert ends.

For details about all CTA service, call 836-7000 (all local area codes) or visit the CTA web site at www.transitchicago.com.

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