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February 24, 2022

Weekend work to temporarily impact the Brown and Blue Lines; Extra service to sporting events

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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

  • Atlanta Hawks vs. Chicago Bulls – Thurs. 2/24 at 7 p.m.

  • New Jersey Devils vs. Chicago Blackhawks – Fri. 2/25 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Memphis Grizzlies vs. Chicago Bulls – Sat. 2/26 at 7 p.m.

  • St. Louis Blues vs. Chicago Blackhawks – Sun. 2/27 at 2 p.m.  

*NOTE: Scheduled Bulls and Blackhawks games are subject to change, based upon NBA and NHL COVID-19 protocols and procedures.

Weekend Work to Temporarily Impact Brown Line Service

Service impacts between Belmont and Southport

  • Between Fri. 2/25 at 10 p.m. and Mon. 2/28 at 4 a.m., shuttle buses will replace rail service between Belmont and Southport stations. More details

  • Shuttle buses will operate in both directions

  • Service changes are due to Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) construction

Service impacts Diversey and Wellington

  • Between Fri. 2/25 at 10 p.m. and Mon. 2/28 at 4 a.m., Kimball-bound trains will bypass the Diversey and Wellington stations. More details

  • For Kimball-bound service to one of these stations, take a Kimball-bound train to Belmont and transfer to a Loop-bound train.

  • For Kimball-bound service from this station, take a Loop-bound train to Fullerton and transfer to a Kimball-bound Brown Line train or a Howard-bound Red Line train to Belmont.

  • Service changes are due to Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) construction

Weekend Work to Temporarily Impact Blue Line Service

  • Between Fri. 2/25 at 10 p.m. and Mon. 2/28 at 4 a.m., a train shuttle will operate between O’Hare and Rosemont stations. More details  
  • Note: From 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. each night, Forest Park-bound customers must take a bus shuttle from O’Hare to Rosemont.
  • Service change due to construction work for Your New Blue (YNB) O’Hare Branch Signal Upgrade Project

Know before you go!

The CTA strongly recommends customers allow extra travel time and plan ahead by using the Google Transit Trip Planner and purchasing fares in advance.

Masks are required on CTA: Per federal mandate, masks or face coverings are required on all CTA properties -- even if you are vaccinated. Free masks are available on every bus and at every rail station.

More information about CTA’s efforts to provide the safest and healthiest transit experience can be found at transitchicago.com/ready.

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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