August 30, 2001

Extra Buses Serve Chicago Jazz Festival Thursday through SundayMusic lovers attending the Chicago Jazz Festival in Grant Park Thursday, August 30, through Sunday, September 2, will be served by extra buses on the #146 Marine/Michigan Express and #151 Sheridanroutes after each evening's performance. The performances will be held in the Petrillo Music Shell, at Jackson and Columbus Drives. With the Jackson viaduct over the Metra tracks east of Michigan closed for construction, the extra #146 and #151 buses will await customers northbound on Michigan just south of Monroe.

Chicago Classic Football Game Served by Extra Buses SaturdayExtra #12 Roosevelt buses will serve Soldier Field Saturday, September 1, for the 5:30 p.m. Chicago Classic football game between the Howard University Bison and the Jackson State University Tigers. The extra #12 buses will operate east on Roosevelt from State, where fans can transfer from Red, Green and Orange Line trains serving Roosevelt 'L' stations. After the game, extra buses will await riders on McFetridge Drive, just north of Soldier Field, for trips south on the #3 King Drive, #4 Cottage Grove and #6 Jeffery Express routes.

Service Ends Monday, September 3, for Two Summer Weekend Bus Routes Labor Day, Monday, September 3, will be the last day of service this season on the #124 Navy Pier Express and #130 Grant Park Treasures bus routes that provide weekend and holiday service to downtown area attractions from Union Station and the Ogilvie Transportation Center (North Western Station). #124 buses serve Navy Pier, starting on the Memorial Day weekend, while #130 buses operate to lakefront museums in Grant Park beginning on Mother's Day weekend.

Other Summer Service Changes Friday, August 31, will be the last day of weekday service this season for #10 Museum of Science & Industry buses that operate from North Michigan Avenue and State Street downtown to the museum at 57th and Lake Shore Drive. #10 buses operate on weekends year-round, and will resume weekday service from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day. Loop Tour Trains will continue providing mid-day tours around the Loop 'L' on Saturdays through September 29. Tour tickets are free, but must be picked up on the same day the tour is to be taken from the Visitor Information Center at the Chicago Cultural Center, 77 East Randolph. Chicago Architecture Foundation guides on each train provide historic information about the city, the 'L' and Loop buildings of architectural interest.

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