CTA PROVIDES EXTRA BUS SERVICE FOR CHICAGO JAZZ FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 2–5

August 31, 1999
08/31/99

Extra CTA buses will serve music lovers attending the 21st Annual Chicago Jazz Festival in Grant Park Thursday through Sunday, September 2-5. Evening performances will be held in the Petrillo Music Shell, at Jackson and Columbus Drives, and will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and at 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

As performances come to a close each evening, extra buses on the #6 Jeffery Express route will await riders southbound on Michigan at Jackson, and on the #146 Marine-Michigan and #151 Sheridan routes northbound on Michigan at Jackson.

In the Red Line subway downtown, supervisors will monitor ridership on incoming trains during the afternoon to determine if extra Customer Assistants and longer trains are needed to accommodate jazz festival visitors when the activities end each night.

For information about all CTA service, call 836-7000 (all local area codes).

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