57 Bus Routes
Eliminated
Bus Routes Eliminated
with date terminated
2 Hyde Park 9/9/73
5 Jeffery 9/9/73
6 Van Buren 4/8/65
7A Harrison-Adams 9/9/73
10 Lincoln-Larrabee 9/9/73
11 Lincoln-Wabash 4/26/98
14 14th 3/10/55
15 Canal-Wacker 1/24/92
16 Lake 10/5/97
19 Devon-NW Express 2/1/70
20 Madison-Fifth Ave 2/22/54
23 Morgan-Racine 9/13/81
24 Windsor Park 9/7/63
26th 26th 11/10/75
27 South Deering 8/31/03
27A Torrence 9/11/81
31 31st 10/5/97
31A West 31st 10/5/97
37 Taylor-Sedgwick-Sheffield 9/13/81
38 Indiana 9/13/81
40 O'Hare Express 9/3/84
41 Elston/Clyboun 10/5/97
42 Halsted/Archer 10/5/97
45 Ashland/Archer 11/7/93
46 Southport 8/5/73
47A West 47th 1/24/88
52 Kedzie/California n of Roscoe 2/2/92
55 Elston (also13) 9/9/73
56A Armitage-Downtown 6/24/51
58 Ogden-Downtown 9/13/81
58A Ogden 9/13/81
61 Archer-Franklin Express 7/3/94
62X Archer Express 7/3/94
83 83rd 12/28/97
89 Yates-95th 12/20/71
92A West Foster 1/24/88
96 Touhy 9/13/81 (Lunt portion left)
98 Roscoe 8/5/73
99 Stevenson Express 10/5/97
99M Midway Park-n-Ride Express 7/3/94
110 Marquette 10/5/97
119 119th/Vincennes 6/16/63
127 Jackson-Indepdendence 1/28/73
127 Madison-Roosevelt 6/15/08
128 Wacker-Orleans 9/7/86
131 Washington Express 10/5/97
136 Douglas 9/7/73
142 Union Shopping 6/19/64
148 Monroe Parking 1/28/73
149 Stateliner 1/24/82
153 Wilson-Michigan 6/22/80
158 Wacker-Northwestern Express 1/27/75
162 Pulaski/Stevenson Express 7/3/94
164 Narragansett Express 10/5/97
173 U of Chicago/Lakeview Express 9/6/09
174 U of Chicago/Garfield Stations 9/6/09
200 Main Shuttle 9/6/09

Bus Routes Started
by CTA since 1947 that still exist
X3 King drive Express 3/28/93
X4 Cottage Grove Express 8/31/03
X9 Ashland Express 6/18/06
10 Museum of Science & Industry 11/24/95
11 Lincoln/Sedgwick 1/2/07
14 S. Lake Shore Express (Jeffrey) 1/24/82
17 Westchester 12/9/51
19 United Center Express (occasional)
21B 7/10/54
26 South Shore Express 8/31/03
X28 Stony Island Express 8/31/03
33 Mag Mile Express 4/7/89
X49 Western Express 12/14/98
55A 55th/Austin 7/3/94
55N 55th/Narragansett
X98 Avon Express 02
124 Navy Pier 6/22/03
129 West Loop/South Loop 9/9/72
130 Museum Campus 12/17/88
132 Goose Island Express 1/2/07
134 Stockton/LaSalle Express 8/31/03
136 Sheridan/LaSalle Express 3/26/62
143 Stockton/Michigan Express 8/31/03
144 Marine/Michigan Express 8/31/03
148 Clarendon/Michigan Express 4/25/04
168 UIC/Pilsen/UPS Express 02
169 69th/UPS Express 3/27/02
170,171,172 UofC 9/18/00 paid by U of C
192 U of C Hospital Express

133 Elevated Stations
Closed
19 Fare Increases
Since CTA was Started
on October 1, 1947
There Have Been:
Compiled by:
Citizens Taking Action for transit dependent riders
Meetings First Monday of Each Month 7-9:00 PM
77 West Washington - 4th Floor 
Information:  cpaidock@hotmail.com (312) 714-7790
Stations Closed
with lines/branches abandoned (8)
Howard (Red)
Buena
Grace
Clark

Ravenswood (Brown)
Ravenswood
Wrightwood
Webster
Willow
Halsted
Larrabee
Schiller
Division
Oak
Grand
Kinzie

Lake Street (Green)
Forest Park
Marion
Lombard
Menard
Kostner
Hamlin
Homan
Sacramento
Campbell
Oakley
Damen
Wood
Lake St. Transfer
Loomis
Racine
Morgan
Halsted
Canal

South Side Main (Green)
Congress
18th Street
Cermak
26th Street
29th Street
31st Street
33rd Street
39th Street (Pershing)
58th Street

Englewood Branch (Green)
State
Wentworth
Princeton
Harvard
Parnell
Racine
Loomis (moved to Ashland)

Jackson Park Brach (Green)
Stony Island
Dorchester
University
61st Street

Congress (Blue)
Central
Kostner
California

Douglas Branch (Pink)
Oak Park
Ridgeland
Austin
58th Ave
Central
Laramie
50th Ave
Kenton
Lawndale
Drake
Homan
Douglas Park
Wood
14th Place
Roosevelt

Evanston (Purple)
Isabella
Calvary

Niles Center Branch abandoned
Ridge
Asbury
Crawford- East Prairie
Dodge
Kostner
Oakton
Main

Humbolt Park Branch abandoned
Western
California
Humboldt Park
Kedzie
St. Louis
Lawndale

Westchester Branch abandoned
Mannheim/22nd
Canterbury
Roosevelt
Harrison
Bellwood
25th Avenue
17th Avenue
11th Avenue
5th Avenue

Paulina Connector abandoned
Madison
Lake Street Transfer
Grand
Chicago
Division

Garfield Park Branch abandoned
Hannah
Home
Gunderson
Lombard
Central
Laramie
Kilbourn
Tripp
Garfield Park
St. Louis
Sacramento
California
Hoyne
Ogden
Marshfield
Laflin
Canal
Franklin

Kenwood Branch abandoned
42nd Place
Ellis & Lake Park
Drexel Blvd & Cottage Grove
Vincennes
South Park

Stock Yards Branch abandoned
Wallace
Halsted
Exchange
Racine
Swift
Packers
Armour

Normal Park Branch abandoned
Harvard
65th Street
Marquette Road
69th Street

Stations Opened
Green - 1 Central Park-Conservatory

Yellow - 1 Dempster

Red (Dan Ryan) 9 Cermak/Chinatown, Sox/35th, Garfield, 63rd, 69th, 79th, 87th, 95th 

Orange - 8 Roosevelt, Halsted, Ashland, 35th/Archer, Western, Kedzie, Pulaski, Midway

Loop - 1 State/Library/VanBuren

Blue (O'Hare) - 9 Belmont, Addison, Irving Park, Montrose, Jefferson Park, Harlem,
Cumberland, Rosemont, O'Hare

More Service
History of CTA Fares
1947   Basic Fare .10       
1948   .13                                   
1949   .15                               
1952   .20                                     
1957   .25                                     
1961   .25                                     
1967   .30                                  
1968   .40                      
1970   .45                         
1976   .50                           
1979   .60                             
1981   .80                   
1981   .90                      
1988  1.00                       
1990  1.25                          
1991  1.50                          
2004  1.75                                    
2006  1.75 (2.00 cash)                  
2009  2.00 (2.25 cash)                
* no transfer issued for cash fare
Current Bus Routes
Schedule - Route 1 - Indiana/Hyde Park
Schedule - Route 2 - Hyde Park Express
Schedule - Route 3 - King Drive
Schedule - Route 4 - Cottage Grove
Schedule - Route 6 - Jackson Park Express
Schedule - Route 7 - Harrison
Schedule - Route 8 - Halsted
Schedule - Route 9 - Ashland
Schedule - Route 10 - Museum of Sci and Industry
Schedule - Route 12 - Roosevelt
Schedule - Route 14 - Jeffery Express
Schedule - Route 22 - Clark
Schedule - Route 24 - Wentworth
Schedule - Route 26 - South Shore Express
Schedule - Route X28 - Stony Island Express
Schedule - Route 36 - Broadway
Schedule - Route 43 - 43rd
Schedule - Route 49 - Western
Schedule - Route 53A - South Pulaski
Schedule - Route 54 - Cicero
Schedule - Route 54B - South Cicero
Schedule - Route 56 - Milwaukee
Schedule - Route 60 - Blue Island/26th
Schedule - Route 62 - Archer
Schedule - Route 65 - Grand
Schedule - Route 66 - Chicago
Schedule - Route 68 - Northwest Highway 
Schedule - Route 70 - Division
Schedule - Route 71 - 71st/South Shore
Schedule - Route 72 - North
Schedule - Route 73 - Armitage
Schedule - Route 74 - Fullerton
Schedule - Route 77 - Belmont
Schedule - Route 78 - Montrose
Schedule - Route 79 - 79th
Schedule - Route 80 - Irving Park
Schedule - Route 81 - Lawrence
Schedule - Route 81W - West Lawrence
Schedule - Route 84 - Peterson
Schedule - Route 85 - Central
Schedule - Route 86 - Narragansett/Ridgeland
Schedule - Route 88 - Higgins
Schedule - Route 90 - Harlem
Schedule - Route 90N - North Harlem
Schedule - Route 92 - Foster
Schedule - Route 93 - California/Dodge
Schedule - Route 95E - 93rd/95th
Schedule - Route 111 - Pullman/111th/115th 
Schedule - Route 112 - Vincennes/111th
Schedule - Route 143 - Stockton/Michigan Exp
Schedule - Route 148 - Clarendon/Michigan Exp
Schedule - Route 151 - Sheridan
Schedule - Route 152 - Addison
Note:  The 12 Routes which were recently changed have not been added.
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