Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

Sep 25 - 29‚Äč

Rail Lines


RED LINE

Sep 25 - 28
Mon to Thu, nightly
11pm to 4am next day


Boarding Change, Delays Between 79th and Garfield

How does this affect my trip?

Board/exit all trains on the 95th-bound platform at the 69th and 63rd stations.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between 79th and Garfield, resulting in minor delays.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
We are performing track maintenance to ensure that trains continue to operate safely along the Red Line.

 

Bus Routes

The bus reroutes listed below are short-term reroutes during this week or long-term reroutes beginning this weekend. For a full list of bus reroutes currently in place, please visit the Bus Alerts page.

Temporary Reroute
#19 United Center Express 
#20 Madison

Fri, Sep 29
12:01am to 9pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Westbound #20 Madison
buses will operate via Madison, Paulina, Washington, and Damen, then resume their normal route on Madison.

Eastbound #19 United Center Express and #20 buses will operate via Madison, Damen, Jackson, and Ogden.

#19 buses will operate via Ogden, then resume their normal route on Washington.

#20 buses will operate via Ogden and Paulina, then resume their normal route on Madison.
Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Red Bull Show Run at the United Center.
 

#22 Clark Temporary Bus Stop Change

3am, Mon, Sep 18 to 11:30pm, Sat, Sep 30 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
• The northbound #22 Clark bus stop on the southeast corner at Clark/Foster will be temporarily discontinued.
Board/exit buses at Clark/Winnemac or Clark/Berwyn.

• The southbound #22 bus stop on the northwest corner at Clark/Foster will be temporarily discontinued. Board/exit buses at Clark/Berwyn or Clark/Winnemac.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is temporarily discontinued due to construction and related sidewalk closures.


#22 Clark Temporary Bus Stop Change  

Tue, Sep 19 to 3am, Mon, Oct 9 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The northbound #22 Clark bus stop on the southeast corner at Clark/Devon will be temporarily relocated to the
northeast corner at Clark/Devon.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is changed due to construction and related sidewalk closures.

 

#54A North Cicero/Skokie Blvd. Temporary Reroute

6am, Tue, Sep 19 to 11pm, Sun, Oct 1 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
 buses will operate via Cicero, Montrose, Elston, Pulaski, and Irving Park, then end their trips at the Irving Park/Keystone bus terminal.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Note: From Mon, Sep 25 to Fri, Oct 13 (or completion), The northbound #54A and westbound #80 Irving Park
bus stop on the northeast corner at Cicero and Irving Park/Milwaukee will be temporarily discontinued. Board/exit westbound #80 buses on the northwest corner at Irving Park and Cicero/Milwaukee. Board/exit northbound #54A buses at Irving Park/Kilpatrick, one-half block east of Cicero.


Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Cicero at Irving Park.
 

#59 59th/61st Temporary Reroute

Sep 23 – 25
12 midnight Sat to 9am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound
 buses will operate via Dorchester, Midway Plaisance, Blackstone, and 60th, ending their trips at 60th/Dorchester.

Westbound buses will begin their trips at 60th/Dorchester, then resume their normal route on Dorchester.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Hyde Park Jazz Fest.


#67 67th/69th/71st Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Sep 25 until further notice

How does this affect my trip?
#67 67th/69th/71st 
buses will operate in both directions via 69th, Damen, Marquette, and Western.

#94 California buses will operate in both directions via Damen, Marquette, and Western.

Allow extra travel time.

Note: Westbound #67 trips to 69th/Western will operate via Marquette, California, 71st, and Western, then end their trips at Western/69th. Eastbound #67 trips from 69th/Western will begin their trips at Western/69th, operate via Western, Marquette, and Damen, then resume their normal route on 69th.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on 69th at Bell.

 

#70 Division Temporary Reroute

Sep 29 – Oct 2
12:01am Fri to 2am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Division, Damen, Augusta, Ashland, and Division.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Windy City Fall Fest.
 

Temporary Bus Stop Change
#81 Lawrence 
#N81 Lawrence (owl)


3am, Thu, Sep 21 until further notice

How does this affect my trip?
The westbound #81 Lawrence and #N81 Lawrence (owl) bus stop on the north side of the street  at Lawrence/Campbell will be temporarily discontinued.

For westbound #81 and #N81 service, board/exit buses at either of the bus stops at Lawrence/Rockwell or Lawrence/Western.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is changed due to construction and related sidewalk closures.


Temporary Bus Stop Change
#81 Lawrence 
#N81 
Lawrence (owl) 

Thu, Sep 21 until further notice

How does this affect my trip?
• The westbound #81 Lawrence and #N81 Lawrence (owl) bus stop on the northwest corner  at Lawrence/Sacramento will be temporarily discontinued. For westbound service, board/exit #81 and #N81 buses at Lawrence/California or Lawrence/Kedzie.

• The westbound #81 and #N81 bus stop on the northeast corner at Lawrence/Albany will be temporarily discontinued. For westbound service, board/exit #81 and #N81 buses at Lawrence/Kedzie or Lawrence/California.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is changed due to construction and related sidewalk closures.


#87 87th Temporary Reroute

8am, Tue, Sep 26 to 5pm, Mon, Oct 9 or completion

How does this affect my trip?

Buses will operate in both directions via 87th, Columbus, 79th, Kedzie, and 87th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to railroad construction on 87th at Central Park.

 

#92 Foster Temporary Bus Stop Change

3am, Mon, Sep 18 to 11:30pm, Sat, Sep 30 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
The eastbound #92 Foster bus stop at the southwest corner of Foster/Clark will be temporarily discontinued.

For eastbound #92 service, board/exit buses at Foster/Ashland.

Why is service being changed?
The bus stop is temporarily discontinued due to construction and related sidewalk closures.

 

#125 Water Tower Express Temporary Reroute

Fri, Sep 22
7am until completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Michigan, and Chicago, ending their trips at Chicago/Mies Van Der Rohe.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Mies van der Rohe.
 

#157 Streeterville/Taylor Temporary Reroute

Fri, Sep 22
7am until completion

How does this affect my trip?
Northbound
buses will operate via Chicago, Michigan, and Inner Lake Shore Drive, ending their trips at the Chestnut/Inner Lake Shore Drive bus terminal.

Southbound buses will begin their trips at the Chestnut/Inner Lake Shore Drive bus terminal, operate via Inner Lake Shore Drive and Chicago, then resume their normal route on Fairbanks.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction on Mies van der Rohe.


#171 U. of Chicago/Hyde Park Temporary Reroute

Sep 23 – 25
12 midnight Sat to 9am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
 buses will operate via 55th, Cottage Grove, and 60th, ending their trips at 60th/University.

Northbound buses will begin their trips at 60th/University, operate via 60th, Dorchester, 61st, Cottage Grove, and 55th to University, then continue their normal route on 55th.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Hyde Park Jazz Festival.
 

#172 U. of Chicago/Kenwood Temporary Reroute

Sep 23 – 25
12 midnight Sat to 9am Mon or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound
 buses will operate via Woodlawn, 53rd, Ellis, 55th, Cottage Grove, and 60th, ending their trips at 60th/University.

Northbound buses will begin their trips at 60th/University, operate via 60th, Dorchester, 61st, Cottage Grove, 55th, Ellis, and 53rd, then resume their normal route on Woodlawn.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Hyde Park Jazz Festival.

 

 

 


Note:

Customer alerts listed here are based on the latest information known as of the time of publishing. This information is subject to change without notice. While we work to provide information as accurate and reliable as possible, changes, additions, and cancellations are sometimes necessary.

For the latest information, including any changes to the information above or information about unplanned events that affect service, please check the Alerts section of the CTA website or see information pertaining to your route in our System Guide.