Forest Park Blue Line

Station information

711 Des Plaines Ave., Forest Park, IL 60130
Type of station:
Bike parking:
Indoor and sheltered bike parking available.
Park & Ride:
Yes, $6.00 for 12 hours at 711 S. Des Plaines Ave lot, $5.00 for 12 hours at South & Overflow Lots (751-783 Des Plaines Ave & Van Buren St on NW side of station); monthly $120 for 711 S. Deplaines lot, $100 for South & Overflow Lots

Connections: Pace Buses #301, #303, #305, #308, #310, #317, #318, #320, #327, #757

Service alerts

Current alerts 2
Grand Station North Entrance Stairway Temporary ClosureSpecial Note

Grand Blue Line station north street-to-mezzanine entrance stairway, on the NW corner of Halsted Street and Milwaukee Ave, will be temporarily closed.

Chicago Station West Entrance Stairway Temporary ClosureSpecial Note

Chicago Blue Line station west street-to-mezzanine entrance stairway, on the SW corner of Chicago Ave and Milwaukee Ave, will be temporarily closed.

Accessibility Alerts 1
Jackson-Van Buren Mezzanine-to-Street Escalator Out of ServiceEscalator Status

Southeast mezzanine-to-street escalator at the Jackson-Van Buren entrance to the Jackson station is temporarily out of service. Exit via remaining stairs.

Upcoming alerts 5
Division Station Temporary ClosurePlanned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed

The Division Blue Line station will be temporarily closed. Use adjacent stations at Chicago or Damen; a free bus shuttle available between Division and Chicago.

Boarding Change, Delays Between Clark/Lake and DamenPlanned Work

Blue Line trains will operate on the same track between Clark/Lake and Damen, resulting in boarding changes and minor delays.

O’Hare-bound Trains Bypass Division StationPlanned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed

O’Hare-bound trains will not stop at Division station. Consider using/riding back from or using the adjacent Blue Line stations at Chicago or Damen.

Boarding Change, Delays Between Racine and JacksonPlanned Work

Blue Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Racine and Jackson, resulting in minor delays.

Bus Substitution between O’Hare and Rosemont stationsPlanned Work w/Part Closure

Shuttle buses replace Blue Line rail service between O'Hare and Rosemont stations. See posted alert details for connection information.

Estimated arrivals

info updated 5:36p (refresh / pause)
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