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CTA #201

Transportation Services has partnered with CTA to allow students, faculty, staff, and anyone else with valid Northwestern University photo identification to ride the Chicago Transit Authority's #201 bus for free during the academic year, September 1 through June 30. The #201 bus route operates between the CTA Howard station and Old Orchard Mall with stops in downtown Evanston, on campus, at Ryan Field, and extending along Central Street.

How to Ride

To access free service via the #201

Service Hours

Download the PDF schedule and map


This map shows the normal pattern for service along this route.

Bus Route 201 Map