[yapc] CTA travel from O'Hare: not until 11pm
joshua.mcadams at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 21:38:08 PDT 2008
One more note, you'll be going to 3300 S State, not Michigan. The
walk is not far, but if you put your end point that far east you'll
end up on a bus instead of the L on some of the itineraries.
On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 11:20 PM, Tye McQueen <tyemq at cpan.org> wrote:
> I was planning on taking the train from O'Hare when I got in Sunday evening
> (based on information from the YAPC web sites) and the below links got me to
> a site where I could plan my trip in more detail.
> The "next" train after my 6:20pm arrival is 11pm! I've changed my mind
> based on not wanting to sit in an airport for 4.5 hours!
> So if you are planning to take the train and haven't looked in detail at
> that idea, you might want to do so now:
> http://transitchicago.com/ has a form labeled "google trip planner" and
> "O'Hare" to "3300 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL" appears to get you quite
> close to the dorms.
> I've added myself to
> http://conferences.mongueurs.net/yn2008/wiki?node=ArrivalsByAir in hopes of
> finding somebody who wants to share a cab around that time (not a lot of
> entries near that time slot so far).
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 7:59 PM, Elliot Shank <yapc at galumph.com> wrote:
>> Those of you planning on traveling via the CTA this weekend, especially
>> from O'Hare to IIT, should be aware of work being done this weekend.
>> Red Line: http://tinyurl.com/5j2nh2
>> Blue Line: http://tinyurl.com/2hhund
>> There's also work on the Yellow Line, but that's far north; I highly doubt
>> anyone from out of town cares about that one.
>> Blue Line Temporary Service Interruption — Jefferson Park (accessible) to
>> Harlem (accessible)
>> 9 p.m., Friday, June 13 until 3 a.m., Monday, June 16, 2008
>> Due to tie replacement to eliminate slow zones, Blue Line service will be
>> temporarily interrupted between the Jefferson Park and Harlem stations.
>> Shuttle buses* will operate in both directions between these stations.
>> Please allow extra travel time.
>> *Note: The bus shuttle is free to customers transferring from trains at
>> Jefferson Park(to O'Hare) and Harlem (to Downtown).
>> Red Line Subway Trains Rerouted to Loop Elevated Tracks on Weekend
>> Effective the following days and times:
>> 9 p.m. Friday, June 13 until 3 a.m., Monday, June 16, 2008
>> Due to Red Line subway construction, Red Line trains will operate on the
>> Loop elevated tracks between the Fullerton and Cermak/Chinatown stations.
>> Trains will make all elevated stops from Roosevelt (accessible) to Fullerton
>> in both directions.
>> Note: Merchandise Mart (accessible) is exit only via stairway on Saturday
>> from 12:50 a.m. to 5:10 a.m., Sunday from 12:50 a.m. until 7:10 a.m., and
>> weekday mornings from 12:55 a.m. to 5:10 a.m.
>> Alternate shuttle bus service will operate until 3 a.m. on Monday as
>> •Between Clark/Division and North/Clybourn
>> Shuttle Stops: Clark/Division (Red Line), North/Sedgwick (accessible)
>> (Brown Line) (entrance on Hudson) and North/Clybourn (Red Line).
>> •Between Grand/State and Wells/Superior
>> Shuttle Stops: Grand (Red Line), Chicago (accessible) (Red Line) and
>> Wells/Superior (walk one-half block west to the Chicago/Franklin (Brown
>> Line) station entrance on Superior)
>> •Between Roosevelt/State (accessible) and Jackson/State
>> Shuttle Stops: Adams/Wabash, Jackson/State (accessible), Harrison/State
>> and Roosevelt/State (accessible).
>> Southbound to/from Downtown: Board/exit Red Line trains at any elevated
>> station along Lake or Wabash on Inner Loop track.
>> Northbound to/from Downtown: Board/exit Red Line trains at any elevated
>> station along Wabash or Lake on Outer Loop track.
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