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​6439 S. Racine Avenue,

Chicago, IL  60636

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Hours of Operation

Normal Hours

Monday - Saturday:  7a.m. - 10 p.m.

Sunday:  11a.m - 10p.m.

24-Hour Service is available by appointment

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GREEN LINE HOURS

 

Harlem/Downtown to Ashland/63rd

 

4:10a-1:05a - Weekdays

5:15a-1:00a - Saturday

5:15a-1:05a - Sunday

Ashland/63rd to Downtown/Harlem

3:50a-12:40a - Weekdays

4:50a-12:40a - Saturday

4:50 - Sunday

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RED LINE HOURS

24 Hours

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CTA FARE INFO

Full Fare Cash (Bus Only)              $2.25

Transfer (2 add'l rides in 2 hrs)    $0.75

1-Day Pass                                       $10

3-Day Pass                                       $20

7-Day Pass                                       $28

30-Day Pass                                     $100



CTA 'Vetra' cards can be purchased at a train station, Walgreens, CVS, Currency Exchanges, Dominick's, Jewel.  All passes are unlimited and valid on bus and train.

When purchasing a CTA pass, ask for a 'CTA PASS'.  DO NOT ask for a 'metra pass'. The cashier will assume you are interested in the electric trains to the suburbs.

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'44 RACINE' Bus Hours

(Handicap Accessible)

FROM 'HALSTED' ORANGE LINE

 

(Heading to WHC)

(First/Last bus): 


5:15a-10:25p weekdays,

8:50a-6:45p Saturday,

9:45a-6:45p Sunday

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FROM WHC to 'HALSTED' ORANGE LiNE:

(First/Last Bus):


4:30a-9:40p weekdays,

8:00a-6:00p Saturday,

9:00a-6:00p Sunday

 

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Recommended CTA App for your phone

 

TRANSIT APP   OR    CTA MAP  

 

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(Regular taxi fare to/from downtown are $20 or less)

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WHC  TO DOWNTOWN

Once you have dropped off your luggage using the recommended directions, please feel free to utilize the following alternate public transportation route from WHC to Downtown, using the nearest red or green line train. 

If your arrival is after 2 p.m., feel free ask the host for FREE drop-off to the nearest train. 

FROM WHC to Downtown

 

To GREEN LINE 'Halsted' STOP​

  1. Upon leaving the house, turn right.

  2. Walk a block to 63rd street

    (You will see a Citgo gas station, to the right, on the south east corner.  The bus stop is across the street, to the left, on the south west corner, parallel to the gas station....same side of the gas station.  There is a bench by the blue and white bus stop sign).

  3. Take the '63' bus to 'Halsted' street...4 blocks away.  It is a 10 minute walk (2 street lights away - to the right).   If you want to take the 'Red line' train, stay on the bus and exit at Wentworth.

  4. Exit the bus and walk to the right (on Halsted street).  Across the street you will see the entrance to the Green Line train station in the Kennedy King College.  

  5. Proceed up the staircase, to the right, once you have entered the Green Line station.

The Green Line train runs every 15 minutes.  The train takes approximately 35 minutes to downtown.

To RED LINE '63rd Street' STOP 

Follow steps 1 and 2 above.  Stay on the bus until you reach Wentworth (the highway).  Exit on Wentworth.  You will see a Mobile gas station upon your exit.

The red line train runs every 7 minutes. Train takes approximately 30 minutes to downtown.

SHORT WALKING DIRECTIONS TO GREEN LINE TRAIN:  1) Turn Right upon exiting WHC; 2) Turn right at the FIRST light (63rd street); 3) Turn right after 2 lights (Halsted Street).  10 minutes walking.  

FROM DOWNTOWN to  WHC

 

Via GREEN LINE

 

  1. Take the 'Green' line train in the direction of 'Ashland/63'...(NOT Cottage Grove)

  2. Get off at the 'Halsted' stop

  3. Exit the train station and face the 'Rainbow' store.

  4. Feel free to call for pickup after 2p.m.

 

If you do not have a U.S. number, there is free wifi at the Halsted stop.  To access the wifi, turn right from the exit door.  On the 2nd window from the door, you can pick up the 'CCCFREE' signal from the College.  We do use WHATSAPP.

Via RED LINE

  1. Take the 'Red' Line towards the direction of 'Dan Ryan'

  2. Exit at '63rd' stop 

    • Call for pickup (after 2pm) - or -

  3. Take the 63rd bus to Racine and walk to address.​

 

(I do not recommend walking from the train to WHC at night.) Call for pickup after 2p.m.