Photo: Track work at Kimball

Weekday service changes

Oct 11-15

 

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Rail Lines


BLUE LINE

 

Oct 11 – 14
Mon to Thu, 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.

Temporary Reroute
#2 Hyde Park Express
#J14 Jeffery Jump
#26 South Shore Express
#28 Stony Island


Oct 10 – 13
4pm Sun to 6am Wed or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Between Balbo/Michigan and Roosevelt/Columbus, #2 Hyde Park Express, #J14 Jeffery Jump, #26 South Shore Express, and #28 Stony Island buses will operate in both directions via Michigan and Roosevelt.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon set-up and clean-up.
 

Temporary Reroute
#2 Hyde Park Express
#6 Jackson Park Express 
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express 


Mon, Oct 11
9am to 3pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #2 Hyde Park Express
buses will be rerouted via Michigan, Randolph and State. Northbound buses will be rerouted via State, Washington and Michigan.

Southbound #6 Jackson Park Express buses will be rerouted via Michigan and Balbo (not stopping on State). Northbound buses are not affected.

#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express buses will be rerouted via Michigan, Harrison and State in both directions.

Why is service being changed?
Buses will be rerouted due to the Columbus Day Parade on State Street. 

Temporary Reroute
#7 Harrison 
#J14 Jeffery Jump
 #20 Madison
#29 State

#36 Broadway 
#56 Milwaukee#60 Blue Island/26th 
#62 Archer
#124 Navy Pier Express 
#126 Jackson 
#147 Outer Drive Express

#151 Sheridan
#157 Streeterville/Taylor


Mon Oct 11
11:30am to 3pm or completion

How does this affect my trip?
Buses will operate as follows:
Eastbound #7 Harrison
 buses will operate via Jackson, Clark, Harrison and Congress Plaza. Westbound buses will operate via Ida B. Wells, Wabash, Harrison, Dearborn and Adams.

Northbound #J14 Jeffery Jump buses will be rerouted via Michigan, Harrison, Dearborn and Madison. Southbound buses are rerouted via Washington, Clark, Harrison and Michigan.

Eastbound #20 Madison and southbound #56 Milwaukee buses will be rerouted via Washington, Clark, Monroe, Dearborn and end trips at Madison/Dearborn. Westbound #20 and northbound #56 buses will begin at Madison/Dearborn and follow their normal route on Madison.

Northbound #29 State buses will be rerouted via State, Harrison, Dearborn and Illinois. Southbound buses will be rerouted via Grand, Clark, Harrison and State.

Southbound #36 Broadway buses will be rerouted via State, Ontario, Clark, Ida B. Wells and Wells. Northbound buses are not affected.

Northbound #60 Blue Island/26th buses will operate via Washington, Clark, Harrison and Michigan. Southbound buses will operate via Michigan, Harrison, Dearborn and Madison.

Northbound #62 Archer buses will end trips at Dearborn/Carroll. Southbound buses will depart from Dearborn/Kinzie and will be rerouted via Kinzie, Clark, Harrison and State.

Eastbound #124 Navy Pier Express buses will be rerouted via Washington, Dearborn and Illinois. Westbound buses will be rerouted via Grand, Clark, and Madison.

Eastbound #126 Jackson buses will be rerouted via Jackson, Clark, Harrison and Congress Plaza. Westbound buses will be rerouted via Ida B. Wells, Wabash, Harrison, Dearborn, and Adams.

Northbound #147 Outer Drive Express buses will be rerouted via Michigan between the start of their trips Ida B. Wells and Washington (not serving State). Southbound buses are not affected.

Southbound #151 Sheridan buses will be rerouted via Michigan, Ontario, Clark and Adams. Northbound buses will be rerouted via Dearborn to Ohio and Michigan.

Southbound #157 Streeterville/Taylor buses will be rerouted via Michigan, Ontario, Clark and Madison. Northbound buses will be rerouted via Dearborn, Ohio and Michigan.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses will be rerouted due to the Columbus Day Parade on State Street.


Temporary Reroute
#9 Ashland
#X9 Ashland Express


9am, Mon, Oct 4 to 5pm, Fri, Dec 31 or completion


How does this affect my trip?
Southbound #9 Ashland 
and #X9 Ashland Express buses will operate via Ashland, Addison, Damen, and Belmont, then resume their normal route on Ashland.

Northbound buses are not affected.

Allow extra travel time.

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


#18 16th/18th Temporary Reroute

9am, Mon, Oct 4 to 4pm, Fri, Nov 26 or completion

How does this affect my trip?

18th 16th/18th buses will operate in both directions via 18th, Damen, Roosevelt, and Ogden.

Allow extra travel time.

Why is service being changed?
Buses are rerouted due to construction at Western/18th.


#156 LaSalle Temporary Reroute

Tue, Oct 12
10:30am to 2:30pm or completion

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.