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December 15, 2022

Extra service to sporting events at the United Center and Soldier Field

Why stress about sitting in traffic or paying high prices when you can conveniently hop on a train or bus to get to your destination. Customers can save money by purchasing one of our unlimited rides passes, either the CTA’s 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

Extra service on the #20 Madison before each event, and extra service on the #19 United Center Express and the #50 Damen routes after each event

  • Vegas Golden Knights vs. Chicago Blackhawks – Thu. 12/15 at 7:30 p.m.
  • New York Knicks vs. Chicago Bulls – Fri. 12/16 at 7 p.m.
  • New York Rangers vs. Chicago Blackhawks – Sun. 12/18 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks – Wed. 12/21 at 7:30 p.m.

Post game service on the #19 United Center Express and the #50 Damen routes only after the 7 p.m. event

  • Legends of Basketball – Sat. 12/17 at 12 p.m. and 7 p.m.  

Soldier Field

Extra service on the #128 Soldier Express and the #146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express

  • Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears – Sun. 12/18 at 12 p.m.

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. 

Masks are no longer required on CTA: While the city continues to see low levels of transmission of COVID-19, customers and employees who wish to continue wearing masks are encouraged to do so. We ask all customers to be courteous and respectful to fellow riders.

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 and follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@CTA) for system travel updates and alerts. For details about all CTA service, call 312-836-7000 or visit the CTA website at transitchicago.com.

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