West Side/West Suburban Sub-regional Service Plan
These bus routes and rail lines are currently operating on an experimental basis as part of a West Side/West Suburban Sub-regional Service Plan:
#7 Harrison, #X9 Ashland Express, #11 Lincoln/Sedgwick (#11 Lincoln and #37 Sedgwick combined), #12 Roosevelt, #X20 Washington/Madison Express, #21 Cermak/#25 West Cermak, #38 Ogden/Taylor, #52 Kedzie/California, #52A South Kedzie, #X54 Cicero Express, #60 Blue Island/26th, #65 Grand, #86 Narragansett/Ridgeland, #90 Harlem, #91 Austin, and #127 Madison/Roosevelt Circulator. Rail lines included are the Pink Line, Green Line and Cermak (Douglas) and Forest Park (Congress) Branches of the Blue Line.
The proposal is to make this experimental operation permanent. Details outlining the experimental changes are available online at www.transitchicago.com or in the CTA Main Office, 567 W. Lake St., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60680.
West Side/West Suburban Service Plan (pdf)
Original West Side/West Suburban Corridor Brochure (English .pdf) (English .txt) (Spanish .txt) (Polish .doc)
Press Release (04/25/2008): CTA Reminds Customers of Upcoming West Side Service Changes
Press Release (03/12/2008): CTA Increasing Service on West Side Bus Routes, Green and Blue Lines
Press Release (12/12/2006): CTA to Extend West Side Corridor Service Experiment
Press Release (10/03/2006): Pink Line, Forest Park Blue Line and West Side Bus Routes See Increased Ridership
Press Release (06/24/2006): CTA’s New Pink Line and Enhanced Blue Line Service to Start June 25
Press Release (06/15/2006): Bus Service Improvements to Begin on June 18
Press Release (05/30/2006): Chicago Transit Board Selects Winning Essay of Name the Line Contest Press Release (02/15/2006): CTA Board Approves West Side Corridor Service Recommendations
West Side Corridor Study (Presentation Overview)
Press Release (06/22/2004): CTA’S West Side Corridor Study Examining Service Needs of Community