Navigating the site

Menus at the top take you to each section on the Web site. Menus also fold down to show you content within those sections for easy access to what you're looking for.

Quick Links, which appear on most pages, takes you directly to the most commonly-requested information by our visitors.

Trip Planners can help you find your way while using transit, both in the city and throughout the Chicago area. There's also a trip planner "widget" on the right column on most pages in this Web site.


Lost & Found

Lose an item while riding CTA? We may be holding onto it for you. Go to the Lost & Found page for details.


Customer Service

We're here to help answer any questions you have.

First, check out our How-To Guides for basic information about paying your fare, finding your way and more. You can also view our System Guide to get information and schedules about each route.

Go to Customer Service for more information about how to get help directly from CTA, or Contact Us.


Web site suggestions, questions and concerns

We're working continually to add new content and features, and make this Web site serve you better.

If you have a question or comment about this Web site, you can also e-mail

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Brown Line Normal Service
Green Line Normal Service
Orange Line Normal Service
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