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CTA logo Rail Station: Austin-Congress

Overview
Rail Lines:Blue Line
Status:year-round
Location:1050 S. Austin Avenue
Fares:CTA Ventra Fare: $2.50
($1.25 Reduced / .75 Student)
*No Cash Fares Accepted at Rail Stations*
Detailed CTA Fare Structure
Related Web Pages:Schedule from CTA
 
Demographics
Population1/2 mile1 mile
20108,82442,781
20158,97543,532
Change+1.7%+1.7%
2040 (Projected)9,74547,340
 
Employment1/2 mile1 mile
20101,6896,787
20151,7326,924
Change+2.5%+2.0%
2040 (Projected)1,9407,601
The 2010 (base estimate), 2015 (interpolated) and 2040 (projected) population and employment statistics are estimates tabulated by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency of Planning (CMAP). The CMAP statistics are derived from square mile subzones. For more information see: https://datahub.cmap.illinois.gov/dataset/2040-forecast-of-population-households-and-employment
 
Ridership
Ridership Trend
Weekday Boardings:1,900 (June 2019)
Parking Capacity:0 spaces
 
Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Transportation and Other33%32%
Single-Family Residential32%31%
Multi-Family Residential9%14%
Open Space17%8%
Industrial2%5%
Institutional3%4%
Commercial2%3%
Mixed Use2%1%
Vacant1%1%
Source: CMAP 2010 Land Use Inventory
 
Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Planning Studies:none
PMO Projects:none
 
Connecting Services
CTA Bus Routes:91 Austin accessible
Pace Bus Routes:315 Austin Boulevard accessible
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Oak Park
US Congressional Districts:7 Danny Davis
Illinois Senate Districts:39 Don Harmon, 4 Kimberly A. Lightford
Illinois House Districts:78 Camille Y. Lilly, 8 La Shawn K. Ford
County Board Districts:Cook 1
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:North Central
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