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Ashland, Western Express buses return next week

CTA will restore express bus service on Ashland and Western Avenues on Monday, Dec. 21 -- the same week service will begin on the Loop Link, Chicago’s first bus rapid transit corridor.

The agency announced the Ashland and Western changes in Aug., but released more specifics this week as they began a rider outreach campaign.

Rapid transit on Ashland is critical to our Transit Future

Everyone who travels around Chicago recognizes Ashland Avenue as one of the most important transportation corridors in the city and can see it’s long overdue for an upgrade.

No matter what mode of transportation you’re using, trips are often frustratingly slow and unpredictable, especially during the morning and evening rush.