Pride Parade: CTA to detour some buses, extend train service

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The CTA will extend its train service and detour some buses for Chicago's Pride Parade, officials said.

The following bus routes will be detoured from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday as a result of the parade route:

#8 Halsted
#22 Clark
#36 Broadway
#76 Diversey
#77 Belmont
#78 Montrose
#80 Irving Park
#151 Sheridan
#152 Addison

The CTA is also extending service by providing longer trains on its Brown, Purple, Blue, Orange and Green Line trains. Red Line trains will also operate every five minutes from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., officials said.

The parade will begin at Montrose and Broadway and continue south via Broadway, Halstead, Belmont and Diversey. The parade will end at Diversey and Sheridan.

The transit agency also advised parade-goers to consider viewing the parade near its origin on Broadway in the city's Uptown neighborhood as well as on Diversey in Lincoln Park to avoid more crowded areas like Belmont.
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