CTA providing additional service for Fleetwood Mac, Kiss concerts and Bulls games

February 28, 2019

Starting March 4, Clark Street to close from Roscoe to Buckingham for utility construction work; #22 Clark buses rerouted 

Event service/extra service
United Center
Fleetwood Mac concert – Fri. 3/1 at 8 p.m.
Kiss concert – Sat. 3/2 at 7:30 p.m.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Chicago Bulls – Sun. 3/3 at 2:30 p.m.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Chicago Bulls – Wed. 3/6 at 7 p.m.

CTA recommends allowing plenty of travel time and purchasing fares and unlimited-ride passes ahead of time for upcoming events. More information about purchasing fares is below.

Clark Street Closure: Advance Utility Relocation Work March 4 – April 7
Since summer 2018, CTA has been working with local utility companies to relocate utility lines, poles and equipment ahead of the start of the Red and Purple Modernization Phase One Project. A full closure of Clark Street from Roscoe to Buckingham for approximately five weeks is required to relocate utility lines and equipment – for natural gas, water and telecommunications utilities -- underneath Clark to make room for new CTA track structure foundations for a new Red-Purple Bypass.

Service Impacts:
CTA #22 Clark bus will be rerouted to operate via Clark, Belmont, Sheffield and then resume the normal route at Sheffield/Clark/Newport – in both directions.

Traffic, Parking and Sidewalk Impacts:
Vehicle traffic will be rerouted in both directions via Clark, Belmont, Sheffield and then resume the normal route at Sheffield/Clark/Newport.
Parking will be limited within the closure area.
Sidewalks and pedestrian access to businesses will remain open.

More information on the RPM Phase One Project: transitchicago.com/RPM.

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 1-day unlimited ride tickets ($10) or single-ride tickets ($3) from all Ventra vending machines. Single-ride tickets 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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