Ashland/63rd (CTA station)

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Ashland/63rd
Ashland63 CTA.jpg
Location 6315 South Ashland Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60636
Coordinates 41°46′46″N 87°39′50″W / 41.77943°N 87.66393°W / 41.77943; -87.66393
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Line(s)
Platforms 1 Island Platform
Tracks 2 tracks
Connections CTA bus
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Parking Aiga parking inv.svg 235 spaces
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened May 6, 1969[1]
Previous names Ashland
Traffic
Passengers (2014) 479,337[2][a]Decrease 35.1%
Rank 115 out of 143[b]
Services
Preceding station   Chicago "L"   Following station
toward Harlem/Lake
Green Line Terminus
(Closed 1994)
toward Harlem/Lake
Route map
Green Line
east to Harlem/Lake
Justine St.
Ashland Ave.
Marshfield Ave.

Ashland/63rd is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, located in the West Englewood neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois and serving the Green Line's Ashland branch. It is situated at 6315 S Ashland Avenue. It opened on May 6, 1969. This station is the southern terminal of the Ashland branch of the Green Line. The station contains a Park 'n' ride lot with 235 spaces as well as a Kiss 'n' Ride lane. Though the station itself was not rebuilt in the Green Line renovation of 1994-96, an elevator was added to the station during that time to make it ADA accessible. This is one of two stations on the Green Line to be named Ashland. The other station is on the Lake Street branch and is shared between the Green and Pink Lines.

Bus connections[edit]

CTA

  • #9 Ashland (Owl Service)
  • #63 63rd St (Owl Service)

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ashland/63rd saw significantly higher ridership in 2013 due to the diversion of Red Line trains through this station while the Dan Ryan branch was closed for construction.
  2. ^ Due to possible double-counting of physically-connected stations, the CTA's official 2014 tally of stations was 145, but for ridership purposes reported having only 143 stations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ashland Terminal to Open". Chicago Tribune. May 5, 1969. p. 3. 
  2. ^ "Monthly Ridership Report – December 2014" (PDF). Chicago Transit Authority Ridership Analysis and Reporting. March 5, 2015. Retrieved 25 April 2015. 

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