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Chicago Evening Loop

The Evening Loop Shuttle operates in the evening between Northwestern's Chicago campus and various Metra stations in the downtown area.


Shuttle Stops:

  • Simpson-Querrey Biomedical Research Center - southeast corner of building on Huron Street
  • Time-Life Building – southwest corner of Fairbanks Court and Ohio Street
  • Millennium Station – northwest corner of Randolph Street and Michigan Avenue
  • Ogilvie Station – west side of Clinton Street between Randolph Street and Washington Boulevard
  • Union Station – near the Clinton CTA stop between Adams Street and Jackson Boulevard
  • LaSalle Street Station – southeast corner of Financial Place and Congress Parkway


Only Northwestern faculty, staff, and students are eligible to ride this shuttle. Tickets are not sold to the general public.

  • 10-ride ticket packet: $21.00
  • Monthly pass: $52.00

Employees can only purchase tickets at their respective employer's sales location. You may purchase tickets at:

  • Northwestern University: Transportation & Parking Services, Abbott Hall - Room 100
    • Employees may purchase passes pre-tax through the Commuter Pre-Tax Transit program with PayFlex. Follow the "Enrollment - Purchasing Transit Passes" instructions on the Human Resources website.
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital: U.S. Bank, Feinberg Pavilion, second floor (Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to noon and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.); cash or check only
  • NM Central DuPage: Concierge Office, second floor
  • Shirley Ryan AbilityLab: Garage Parking Office, fifth Floor
  • Lurie Children's: Monthly tickets are through Wage-Works only. 10-Ride packs can be purchased through Wage-Works or from Food Service cashiers at the 11th Floor cafeteria.

Operating Days

This shuttle operates year-round, Monday through Friday. It does not run on Northwestern Memorial holidays:

  • Labor Day: Monday, September 6, 2021
  • Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 25, 2021
  • Christmas Day: Friday, December 24, 2021 (day of observation)
  • New Year's Day: Friday, December 31, 2021 (day of observation)
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 30, 2022
  • Independence Day: Monday, July 4, 2022

Route Map

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