December 22, 2004

Note: All CTA bus and rail service will operate on a Sunday schedule on Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25.

CTA Provides Convenient Rail Service to Both Chicago AirportsCTA service to both Chicago airports provides holiday travelers with reliable and economical transportation throughout the holiday period. Air travel is expected to be heavy from Wednesday, December 22 through Sunday, January 2.

Air travelers can reach O'Hare Airport on the Blue Line in 45 minutes from stations in the Dearborn subway downtown, where customers can make free connections from all other 'L' lines serving the Loop. Also, customers can transfer to the Blue Line from most east-west bus routes between Grand and Foster, and from most north-south routes.

Midway Airport is served by Orange Line trains, which make the trip from the Loop 'L' downtown to the airport in approximately 30 minutes. As with the Blue Line, customers can make free connections to Orange Line trains from other 'L' lines downtown, and customers can transfer to the Orange Line from most bus routes serving the Southwest Side.

Note: #10 Museum of Science & Industry Buses Will Not Operate on ChristmasSeasonal service operates on the #10 Museum of Science & Industry? route weekends and holidays (except Christmas Day) year-round and on weekdays through New Year's Eve from Michigan/Delaware beginning at 8:55 a.m. Monday through Saturday. Sunday service begins at 9:25 a.m. Buses operate every 15 to 30 minutes. The last bus leaves the museum 40 minutes after it closes.

Lincoln Closes for Sewer Work Beginning MondayLincoln will be closed at Greenwood and Barry from 9 a.m. Monday, December 27 until 3 p.m. Friday, January 7. Southbound #11 Lincoln buses will operate via Lincoln, Belmont, Southport, back to Lincoln, then resume the regular route. Northbound service will not be affected.

For details about CTA routes and schedules, call 836-7000 (all local area codes) or visit www.transitchicago.com.

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