Don’t Let the Chill in the Air Stop You from Riding Affordably with CTA

October 12, 2023

CTA’s trains and buses are the best and most affordable ways to get to various sporting events, concerts, and more festivities across Chicago; Weekend construction work to temporarily impact the Brown Line

CTA is a great choice for families traveling to fun autumn activities. Customers can save money by purchasing an unlimited rides pass, either the 1-Day ($5) – far more economical and convenient than the price of gas and parking - or the 3-Day ($15) pass – a real budget-saving move.

Service for Upcoming Events

United Center

Get to and from the following event via the #20 Madison and #50 Damen bus routes. Customers can also take the #19 United Center Express route post event:

  • Preseason game: Denver Nuggets vs. Chicago Bulls – Thu. 10/12 at 7 p.m.

  • Phish – Fri. 10/13, Sat. 10/14 and Sun. 10/15 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Preseason game: Toronto Raptors vs. Chicago Bulls – Tue. 10/17 at 7 p.m.

  • John Mayer – Wed. 10/18 at 7:30 p.m.

Soldier Field

Service on the #128 Soldier Field Express and #146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express

  • Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears – Sun. 10/15 at 12 p.m.

Weekend Work to Temporarily Impact Brown Line Service

  • Between Sat. 10/14 at 4 a.m. and Mon. 12/16 at 4 a.m., rail service between Belmont and Southport stations will be temporarily suspended More details.

  • Bus shuttles will operate in both directions between Belmont and Southport.

  • This service change is due to construction for the RPM project.

Know before you go!

The CTA strongly recommends customers allow extra travel time and plan ahead by downloading the Ventra app, which allows you to manage your Ventra account, and also features a new trip planning tool powered by Google Maps. 

Fare payment options: We offer a variety of convenient payment options—from smart devices to contactless credit cards. Learn more about payment options and ways you can maximize your dollars with our lower-priced unlimited-ride passes by visiting: transitchicago.com/fares/

Service updates: Stay in the loop on CTA service changes and alerts by subscribing to CTA Updates. For details about all CTA service, call 312-836-7000 or visit the CTA website at transitchicago.com.

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