Let CTA take you to the Taste of Chicago & July 3 Fireworks

June 30, 2004
CTA provides Taste of Chicago visitors with extra bus and rail service ? June 25 ? July 4

July 3 additional service and reroutes

Buy your transit in advance and avoid long lines at Transit Card vending machines.

CTA provides several fare options for getting you to the Taste this summer. 1-, 2-, 3-, and 5-day Visitor Passes provide unlimited rides on buses and trains. Chicago Cards and round-trip farecards will be available during the festival at the CTA trailer on Jackson Boulevard in Grant Park. Transit Card vending machines will also be available at the CTA trailer.

On July 3, round-trip farecards and 1-, 2-, 3-, and 5-day Visitor Passes will be sold at the following rail stations: Cumberland, Rosemont and O'Hare on the Blue Line; Midway and Pulaski on the Orange Line; Chicago and Grand on the Red Line. Customers may purchase farecards at these locations between 11:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. Farecards will be available at the O'Hare Blue Line rail station between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

For you convenience, you may also purchase farecards and visitor passes online.

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