Oak Park station (CTA Blue Line)

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Oak Park
Oak Park CTA Blue Line.jpg
Location 950 South Oak Park Avenue
Oak Park, Illinois 60304
Coordinates 41°52′20″N 87°47′30″W / 41.872108°N 87.791602°W / 41.872108; -87.791602
Owned by Chicago Transit Authority
Line(s)
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Surface Level
History
Opened March 20, 1960[1][2]
Traffic
Passengers (2015) 553,524[3]Decrease 0.5% (CTA)
Rank 105 out of 143[a]
Services
Preceding station   Chicago "L"   Following station
toward O'Hare
Blue Line
toward Forest Park

Oak Park is a station on the Chicago 'L' system, serving the Blue Line's Forest Park branch and Oak Park, Illinois. The station is alongside the Eisenhower Expressway between South Oak Park Avenue and South East Avenue. The auxiliary entrance on South East Avenue is half a block from the Oak Park Conservatory. Like other stations on the Eisenhower Expressway, it is accessible to disabled customers, with one of its exits being a ramp.

Station layout[edit]

G Ground level Entrance/Exit, station building
P
Platform level
Southbound Blue Line toward Forest Park (Harlem)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Northbound Blue Line toward O'Hare (Austin)

Bus connections[edit]

Pace

  • 311 Oak Park Avenue

Gallery[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Due to possible double-counting of physically-connected stations, the CTA's official 2015 tally of stations was 146, but for ridership purposes reported having only 143 stations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CTA to Open New Congress Right of Way". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 20, 1960. p. W3. 
  2. ^ "Congress CTA on Permanent Right of Way". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 20, 1960. p. 25. 
  3. ^ "Monthly Ridership Report – December 2015" (PDF). Chicago Transit Authority Ridership Analysis and Reporting. January 11, 2016. Retrieved March 11, 2016. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Oak Park (CTA Blue Line) at Wikimedia Commons