CHICAGO (CBS)– CTA and Metra are offering you free and safe transportation to start the New Year.
CTA bus and train rides will be free starting at 10 p.m. Friday through 4 a.m. on New Year’s Day.READ MORE: Pair Charged In Murder Of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega Denied Bail; Accused Teen Gunman Committed Three Previous Carjackings, Prosecutors Say
You don’t need your Ventra card, just hop on board your bus or train.READ MORE: 'He Actually Skipped Like A Child, All The Way Up:' 11-Year-Old Boy Charged In November Carjacking In Mount Greenwood
The same is true for Metra trains.
Travel is free on all trains arriving at or departing from Metra’s downtown stations after 6 p.m. FridayMORE NEWS: COVID-19 Disparities: First Peek Inside New Lifestyle Hub - One Solution To Ending Disproportionate Impact On Black Chicagoans
Metra is operating on a Saturday schedule Friday, but will hold the last outbound trains on the lines that are operating until at least 1:15 a.m.