Intermittent Reroutes for Loop Buses Due to the May Day March

April 30, 2009

In anticipation of large crowds participating in the May Day March on Friday, May 1, the CTA expects that Loop bus routes traveling in the vicinity of the procession may be impacted with intermittent delays or reroutes. The rally will step-off at 11 a.m. from Union Park at the intersection of Washington/Ashland and will disband at the Dirksen Federal Plaza on Dearborn at Jackson. The following routes are expected to be detoured to adjacent streets:

 

 

#1 Indiana/Hyde Park
#7 Harrison
#8 Halsted
#9 Ashland
#11 Lincoln/Sedgwick
#14 Jeffery Express
#20 Madison
#X20 Washington/Madison Express
#22 Clark
#24 Wentworth
#26 South Shore Express
#X28 Stony Island Express
#38 Ogden/Taylor
#56 Milwaukee
#60 Blue Island/26th
#62 Archer
#121 Union/Wacker Express
 
#123 Illinois Center/Union Express
#124 Navy Pier
#125 Water Tower Express
#126 Jackson
#129 West Loop/South Loop
#132 Goose Island Express
#134 Stockton/LaSalle Express
#135 Clarendon/LaSalle Express
#136 Sheridan/LaSalle Express
#144 Marine/Michigan Express
#148 Clarendon/Michigan Express
#151 Sheridan
#156 LaSalle
#157 Streeterville
#173 U of C/Lakeview Express
#192 U of C Hospitals Express
 
 
CTA will have extra personnel available on the system as needed to assist customers with rolling reroutes as the parade makes its way through the LoopCTA is advising customers to allow extra travel time. To speed travel, customers are encouraged to buy farecards in advance with sufficient value or to add enough value to their existing farecards (either the Chicago Card or magnetic strip farecard) for their return trips later in the day.
 
Estimated arrival times for buses that are temporarily rerouted will not be available via the Bus Tracker web site.
 
 
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