CTA to Provide Additional Service for Bears Final Pre-Season Game

August 29, 2007
08/29/07

CTA will provide additional and later service on the #12 Roosevelt, #128 Soldier Field Express and #146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express for the Bears pre-season game Thursday, August 30 versus the Cleveland Browns. Game time is 7 p.m.

#12 Roosevelt will operate additional buses between State Street and Soldier Field.

#128 Soldier Field Express will operate non-stop between the Ogilvie Transportation Center, Union Station and Soldier Field for the convenience of Bears fans. Service will operate from 5:15 p.m. until 7:35 p.m. After the game, buses will leave Soldier Field every few minutes for one hour.

The special fare for #128 buses is $1 for full fare customers and 50 cents for reduced fare customers. The exact cash fare is required to receive the special rate.

#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express will operate additional buses to Soldier Field every few minutes for two hours before games start and one hour after games end.

In addition to the extra bus service, CTA will operate longer Orange Line trains for customers traveling to and from Soldier Field. The station is located at Roosevelt and State, a few blocks west of the stadium. CTA will provide additional Customer Assistants at the Roosevelt Green and Orange Line elevated and Red Line subway stations to assist fans.

For information on all CTA service visit www.transitchicago.com or call 836-7000 for any local area code.

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