Transportation News

Ridge/Civic Center Stop Unavailable May 29 – June 5

Effective Friday, May 29 through Friday, June 5, the Ridge/Civic Center shuttle stop will be temporarily unavailable due to construction. The following routes are impacted by this work:

Riders are advised to use the Noyes L Station stop or the Ridge/Reserve Apartments stop as alternates.

Lincoln Street Construction Affects Campus Loop & Chicago Express Through June 16

Effective Monday, April 13, utility and resurfacing work started on Lincoln Street between Sheridan Road and Campus Drive. Buses are not able to travel through the construction area impacting the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion shuttle stop of the Campus Loop and Chicago Express routes. The stop will not be in service and riders should use Tech Institute or Patten Gym stops as an alternative. After stopping at Patten Gym buses will continue north on Sheridan Road to Ridge Avenue. At Ridge Avenue buses will turn left to travel south to Central Street. At Central Street buses will turn left to travel east to Sheridan Avenue where they will turn right and resume their regular routes. This reroute is scheduled to be in place until June 16.

Ridge Avenue Construction Affects Intercampus, Evanston Loop & Shop-N-Ride Through June

Effective Monday, May 11, the City of Evanston Public Works Department will begin road resurfacing work on Ridge Avenue. This project is expected to be completed by the end of June, weather permitting. Traffic delays will directly affect the Intercampus, Evanston Loop, and Shop-N-Ride routes throughout the duration of the project. We encourage all riders to plan for extra travel time during this project and to monitor DoubleMap (northwestern.doublemap.com, or on iOS and Android apps) for real-time GPS tracking of all buses.

Union & Ogilvie Station Stop – Temporary Relocations

Construction on Chicago's new Bus Rapid Transit System has begun. It is expected to last through the end of 2015, with some lasting into spring 2016. Due to this construction the pick-up and drop-off locations for Ogilvie and Union stations may be affected, sometimes unexpectedly. We do our best to be proactive about impacts, but at times these may change unexpectedly. As we are able, announcements will be posted here on Transportation News. Thank you for your patience during this time. Information about the project may be found at brtchicago.com.

LaSalle Street Station Stop Permanently Relocated

Effective immediately, the morning pick-up location at LaSalle Street Station is permanently relocated to the afternoon drop-off location at Financial Place & Congress Parkway. If you have questions, please email shuttle@northwestern.edu.