Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

Sep 21 - 25

A note for all our riders:
Be safe: wear a mask everywhere on CTA, make a space and keep your distance from others!

For info on riding during the pandemic and what we’re doing to keep you safe, visit

Rail Lines


Sep 21 – 24
Mon to Thu, nightly
9pm to 3:30am next day

Boarding Change, Delays Between Kostner and 54th/Cermak 

How does this affect my trip?
Board/exit all trains on the Loop-bound side of the platform at the Cicero station.

Trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Kostner and 54th/Cermak, 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 Pink 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.

#3 King Drive Temporary Bus Stop Relocation 

Effective Tue, Sep 8

How does this affect my trip? 
The northbound #3 King Drive bus stop at the northeast corner of King Drive/79th will be temporarily relocated to the southeast corner of King Drive/79th 

Why is service being changed? 
This bus stop is relocated due to construction at King Drive/79th.

#81 Lawrence Temporary Reroute

5:30pm, Tue, Sep 15 until further notice or completion

How does this affect my trip?
 buses will operate via Milwaukee, Ainslie, and Lipps, then resume their normal route on Lawrence.

Westbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to street construction at Milwaukee/Lawrence.

#91 Austin Temporary Reroute 

9am, Wed, Sep 16 to 5pm, Fri, Oct 9 or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate in both directions via Austin, Diversey, Narragansett, Fullerton, and Austin.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to sewer work on Austin between Wrightwood and Schubert.



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.

System status snapshot
‘L’ route status
Red Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
Normal Service
Green Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
Elevator alerts