Say goodbye to slow zones and outdated stations. Say hello to Your New Blue.
Big improvements are in store for the more than 80,000 daily riders of the CTA’s Blue Line O’Hare branch. Among the benefits of this $492 million project:
The investment is also expected to generate 1,300 new jobs during construction.
See below for specific improvements headed for your section of the Blue Line:
As we upgrade the Blue Line, we will do our best to limit inconveniences. Riders will see temporary station closures and small delays overnight and on weekends. Check out the latest information on systemwide service changes, sign up for CTA Updates or follow @cta(Opens in a new window) on Twitter to stay up-to-speed on work that might affect your trip.
As part of the Your New Blue project, new public works of art are planned for stations undergoing rehabilitation work. Original artwork adds value not only to our stations and their surrounding communities, but also to the overall transit experience for our riders. Expanding our collection of permanent art is a valuable investment for our system and the neighborhoods we serve.