Take CTA to the All-Stars July 11-15

July 10, 2003
Take CTA out to the ballgame!

Chicago Transit Authority trains and buses are your convenient travel option to all the exciting activities surrounding Major League Baseball's All-Star Week in Chicago. Avoid traffic hassles and parking costs with CTA's frequent, all-day service to both U.S. Cellular Field and the John Hancock All-Star FanFest at McCormick Place. CTA trains and buses are a bargain at $1.50 for adults ($.30 for a transfer) and just $.75 for children ($.15 for a transfer).

For an even better value, try CTA Visitor Passes allowing unlimited riding for 1, 2, 3 or 5 Days. For added convenience, order CTA Visitor Passes at www.transitchicago.com.

Customized directions with map brochure (1MB PDF) available in PDF format or click the links below for quick directions.

Expanded Yellow Line Service

Directions to the John Hancock All-Star Fanfest at McCORMICK PLACE July 11-15, 2003

Directions between U.S. CELLULAR FIELD and the John Hancock All-Star Fanfest at McCORMICK PLACE July 11-15, 2003

Directions to U.S. CELLULAR FIELD July 13-15, 2003


Directions to the John Hancock All-Star Fanfest at McCORMICK PLACEJuly 11-15, 2003

From the North Michigan Avenue/Downtown Areas
Board the #3 King Drive (accessible) bus southbound on Michigan Avenue, between Chicago Ave. and Roosevelt Rd., directly to McCormick Place.

From the South Side
Board a northbound Red Line Howard train to Cermak-Chinatown. Transfer to an eastbound #21 Cermak (accessible) bus directly to McCormick Place.

From the Southwest Side
Board a northbound Orange Line Loop train to Roosevelt (accessible). Walk two blocks east to the southeast corner of Roosevelt Rd. and Michigan Ave. Board a southbound #3 King Drive (accessible) bus directly to McCormick Place.

From the West Side
Board an eastbound Blue Line O'Hare train to Jackson (accessible) OR board a southbound Green Line Ashland/63rd or Green Line East 63rd train to Adams/Wabash. Walk east to Michigan Avenue and board a #3 King Drive X bus southbound directly to McCormick Place.

From the Northwest Side
Board a southbound Blue Line Forest Park or Blue Line 54th/Cermak train to Jackson (accessible). Walk east three blocks to Michigan Ave. Board a #3 King Drive (accessible) bus southbound directly to McCormick Place.

From the North Side
Board a southbound Red Line 95th/Dan Ryan train to Cermak-Chinatown. Transfer to an eastbound #21 Cermak (accessible) bus directly to McCormick Place.

From Ogilvie (North Western) Transportation Center
From Washington Street, board an eastbound #20 Madison (accessible) or #56 Milwaukee (accessible) bus and obtain a transfer. Exit the bus at Michigan Avenue and then board a #3 King Drive (accessible) bus southbound directly to McCormick Place.

From Union Station (Amtrak & Metra)
Use the Jackson exit. Cross to the south side of Jackson Blvd. Board a #7 Harrison (accessible) or #126 Jackson (accessible) bus and obtain a transfer. Exit the bus at Michigan Avenue and then board the #3 King Drive (accessible) bus southbound directly to McCormick Place.

From Randolph Street or Van Buren Street Stations (Metra & South Shore)
Exit to Michigan Avenue. Board a #3 King Drive (accessible) bus southbound directly to McCormick Place. Some Metra Electric and South Shore trains stop at the 23rd Street station, within McCormick Place. Check with Metra for schedules, 836-7000 (any local area code).

From LaSalle Street Station (Metra)
Use the LaSalle Street exit (East Exit) and walk east five blocks on Congress Pkwy. or Van Buren St. to Michigan Avenue. Board the #3 King Drive (accessible) bus southbound directly to McCormick Place.

Call 836-7000 (any local area code) for schedule information.

 


Directions between U.S. CELLULAR FIELD and the John Hancock All-Star Fanfest at McCORMICK PLACE July 11-15, 2003

From the McCormick Place to U.S. Cellular Field
Go to the McCormick Place bus loading area. Board a #21 Cermak (accessible) bus and obtain a transfer. Exit the bus at the Cermak-Chinatown Red Line station. Board a southbound Red Line 95th/Dan Ryan train to Sox-35th station (accessible) . Walk west one block to U.S. Cellular Field.

From the U.S. Cellular Field to McCormick Place
Walk east one block to the Sox-35th Red Line station (accessible) . Obtain a transfer and board a northbound Red Line Howard train. Exit the train at Cermak-Chinatown. Walk west one-half block and across Cermak to catch a #21 Cermak (accessible) bus directly to McCormick Place.

 


Directions to U.S. CELLULAR FIELD July 13-15, 2003

From the North Michigan Avenue/Downtown Areas
From any Red Line subway station along State Street (Chicago (accessible) , Grand, Lake (accessible) , Washington (accessible) , Monroe, or Jackson (accessible) ), board a southbound Red Line 95th/Dan Ryan train to Sox-35th (accessible) station. Walk west one block to U.S. Cellular Field.

From the South Side
Board a northbound Red Line Howard train to Sox-35th (accessible) station. Walk west one block to U.S. Cellular Field.

From the Southwest Side
Board a northbound Orange Line Loop train to Roosevelt (accessible) . Descend the stairs or elevator to the transfer tunnel to the Red Line subway. Board a southbound Red Line 95th/Dan Ryan train to Sox-35th (accessible) station. Walk west one block to U.S. Cellular Field.

From the West Side
Board an eastbound Blue Line O'Hare train to Jackson (accessible) . Use the transfer tunnel from the center of the station platform to the Red Line. Board a southbound Red Line 95th/Dan Ryan train to Sox-35th (accessible) station. Walk west one block to U.S. Cellular Field. Or board an eastbound Green Line Ashland/63rd or Green Line East 63rd train to 35th/Bronzeville/IIT (accessible) station. Walk west three blocks to U.S. Cellular Field.

From the Northwest Side
Board a Blue Line Forest Park or Blue Line 54th/Cermak train to Jackson (accessible) . Use the transfer tunnel from the center of the station platform to the Red Line. Board a southbound Red Line 95th/Dan Ryan train to Sox-35th (accessible) station. Walk west one block to U.S. Cellular Field.

From the North Side
Board a southbound Red Line 95th/Dan Ryan train to Sox-35th (accessible) station. Walk west one block to U.S. Cellular Field.

From Ogilvie (North Western) Transportation Center
Use the Washington St. Exit. Board an eastbound #20 Madison (accessible) or #56 Milwaukee (accessible) bus and obtain a transfer. Exit the bus at State St. Descend the stairs or elevator to the Washington (accessible) Red Line station. Board a southbound Red Line 95th/Dan Ryan train to Sox-35th (accessible) station. Walk west one block to U.S. Cellular Field.

From Union (Amtrak & Metra) Station
From the west side of Canal St., board a #1 Indiana/ Hyde Park (accessible) or #151 Sheridan (accessible) bus and obtain a transfer. Exit the bus at State St. Descend the stairs or elevator to the Jackson (accessible) Red Line station. Board a southbound Red Line 95th/Dan Ryan train to Sox-35th (accessible) station. Walk west one block to U.S. Cellular Field.

From Randolph Street, Van Buren Street or Roosevelt Road Stations (Metra & South Shore)
Walk west two-three blocks to State St. Descend the stairs or elevator to the Red Line station. Board a southbound Red Line 95th/Dan Ryan train to Sox-35th (accessible) station. Walk west one block to U.S. Cellular Field.

From LaSalle Street Metra Station
Use the LaSalle St. exit (East Exit) from the station. Walk east three blocks along Van Buren St. to State St. Descend the stairs or elevator to the Red Line Jackson (accessible) station. Board a southbound Red Line 95th/Dan Ryan train to Sox 35th (accessible) station. Walk west one block to U.S. Cellular Field.

Call 312-836-7000 or check www.transitchicago.com for travel information.​

 

 

 

 


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