CTA Updates

Know before you go.


CTA Updates brings you information about CTA to your e-mail inbox or phone. You can sign up for any of the following:

  • Weekly planned service change updates
    Get a weekly e-mail outlining upcoming events that affect service, like track work, bus reroutes, new schedules or route changes for service on weekdays, weekends or both.
  • Unplanned events affecting service
    Get e-mail or text alerts when unplanned events affect service on your route. This includes delays, reroutes and service disruptions. Alerts are sent as events affect service. Sign up by route and time of day.
  • Station Accessibility Updates
    Get updates about unplanned elevator outages including when we need to take an elevator out of service and when elevators are put back into service.


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Want e-mails AND texts?
You can sign up for either e-mail or text message using this service, per account. If you’d like a combination of both text and e-mails (or some of each, based on your preferences), you’ll need to sign up using an e-mail address and mobile number as separate accounts. You can always unsubscribe or change your preferences by going to Manage subscription.

*How incidents affecting service are updated throughout the week
Our Control Center is staffed with people who can publish emergency alerts from early mornings through late evenings, daily; this service is not available during overnight hours. Alerts are posted once reports come in and there’s helpful information to give, and details may change over time.


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