Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

Jul 26 – 30

  • More funless fare! We're offering discounted pass prices on 1-Day, 3-Day and 7-Day CTA passes thru Labor Day 2021—ride all day for just $5 or less! transitchicago.com/fares
     
  • Federal mask mandate remains in effect: A federal directive requires that all passengers wear a mask on public transit, regardless of vaccination status. Refusing to wear a mask is a violation of federal law; passengers may be subject to penalties. transitchicago.com/ready
     
  • Note: Additional bus reroute information related to Lollapalooza may be published in an updated edition of this week's Weekday Service Changes during the week. Stay tuned your e-mail if you've subscribed to receive this information via CTA Updates for more information or visit our Weekday Service Changes page closer to the event for any updated information.

 

Rail lines

RED, BLUEBROWNGREEN, ORANGE and YELLOW LINES

Jul 29 – Aug 1
Thu to Sun, daily

Increased Capacity for Lollapalooza 2021

How does this affect my trip?
Added service will operate on the following rail lines for the convenience of customers attending Lollapalooza.

  • Red and Blue lines will operate increased service and full-length trains.
  • GreenBrown and Orange lines will operate full-length trains.
  • Yellow Line will operate later service until 1am each night.

Why is service being changed?
Added service is being provided for the convenience of customers attending the 2021 Lollapalooza event.

 

BLUE LINE

Jul 19 – 22
Mon to Wed, nightly
10pm to 4am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Pulaski and Western (Forest Park branch)

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Forest Park-bound side of the platform at the Kedzie-Homan station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Pulaski and Western (Forest Park branch), 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 Blue 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.

#2 Hyde Park Express
#59 59th/61st

Temporary Reroute
Jul 26 – 30
7am to 3pm, daily

How does this affect my trip?
Eastbound #2 Hyde Park Express and #59 59th/61st buses will operate via Midway Plaisance, Stony Island, and 59th, ending their trips at 59th/Stony Island.

Westbound #2 and #59 buses will begin their trips at 59th/Stony Island, operate via 59th and Dorchester to 60th, then continue their normal route on Dorchester.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed? 
Buses are rerouted due to a street closure on 60th between Stony Island and Dorchester.

 

#21 Cermak
#60 Blue Island/26th
Temporary Reroute

Jul 29 – Aug 1
6am Thu to 11:59pm Sun

How does this affect my trip?
#21 Cermak buses will operate in both directions via Cermak, Ashland, 18th, Halsted, and Cermak.

#60 Blue Island/26th buses will operate in both directions via Blue Island, Ashland, 18th, and Blue Island.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Annual Fiesta Del Sol event.

 

#47 47th Temporary Reroute

Jul 26 – Aug 2
9am Mon to 5pm Mon

How does this affect my trip? 
Eastbound buses will operate via 47th, Wabash, 48th, and Indiana, then resume their normal route on 47th.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction.

 

#48 South Damen Temporary Reroute
8am, Thu, Jun 17
to 5am, Mon, Aug 2 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Damen, 79th, Western, 83rd, and Damen.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work on Damen between 79th and 80th

 

#156 LaSalle Temporary Reroute

Tue Jul 27
10:30am to 2:30pm

How does this affect my trip? 
Northbound buses will operate via Jackson, Franklin, and Monroe, then resume their normal route on LaSalle.

Southbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?  
Buses are rerouted due to Dining in the Streets

 


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.