July 24, 2002

The CTA's #21 Cermak buses will serve visitors to the Fiesta Del Sol Festival Thursday, July 25, through Sunday, July 28, and will provide later trips both Friday and Saturday nights. In addition, X21 Cermak Express buses will make special stops for the festival on Saturday and Sunday. The festival will be held on Cermak between Morgan (1000 West) and Throop (1300 West).

Festival hours are 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Thursday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. Saturday, and from 11 a.m. till 10 p.m. on Sunday. Buses will be detoured around the festival site from about 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, until the street reopens at about noon on Monday, July 29.

#21 Cermak buses and X21 Cermak Express buses will be detoured off Cermak via Morgan, 18th and Throop back to Cermak in both directions. X21 Cermak Express buses, which operate on weekends only, will make special stops for Fiesta Del Sol on Throop at Cermak, on 18th at Racine and on Cermak at Morgan. #21 Cermak local buses will make all regular stops.

Later service will be provided on the #21 Cermak local route Friday and Saturday nights, with the last eastbound bus leaving Cermak/Throop at midnight on its way to the Cermak-Chinatown Red Line station. The last westbound #21 Cermak bus will leave Cermak/Throop at 12:20 a.m. heading to the terminal at 54th/Cermak.

For details about all CTA service, call 836-7000 (all local area codes).

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