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February 23, 2023

Service to/from various sporting events and concerts at the United Center; Weekend work to temporarily impact the Blue Line

Take a CTA bus or train to get to all your destinations – work, school or play. Customers can save money by purchasing an unlimited rides pass, either the 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

Get to and from the following events via #20 Madison and #50 Damen routes. Customers can also take the #19 United Center Express post event:

  • Brooklyn Nets vs. Chicago Bulls – Fri. 2/24 at 9 p.m.
  • Muse concert – Sat. 2/25 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Washington Wizards vs. Chicago Bulls – Sun. 2/26 at 2:30 p.m.

Weekend Work to Temporarily Impact Blue Line Service

  • Between 10 p.m. Fri. 2/24 and 4a.m. Mon. 2/27, rail service between Addison and Western stations along the O’Hare branch will be temporarily suspended. More details.
  • Shuttle buses will operate in both directions between Addison and Western, stopping near the Belmont, Logan Square, and California stations.
  • This service change is due to construction at the Belmont Crossover

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 changes and alerts by subscribing to CTA Updates. For details about all CTA service, call 312-836-7000 or visit the CTA website at transitchicago.com.

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