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CTA logo Rail Station: 79th  accessible

Overview
Rail Lines:Red Line
Status:year-round
Location:15 W. 79th Street
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
20106,98331,263
20157,17032,282
Change+2.6%+3.2%
2040 (Projected)8,12937,507
 
Employment1/2 mile1 mile
20108033,647
20158113,766
Change+1.0%+3.2%
2040 (Projected)8444,344
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:6,319 (June 2019)
Parking Capacity:0 spaces
 
Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Transportation and Other47%39%
Single-Family Residential33%26%
Multi-Family Residential8%14%
Vacant1%6%
Commercial5%6%
Institutional2%3%
Industrial1%3%
Open Space1%2%
Mixed Use1%1%
Source: CMAP 2010 Land Use Inventory
 
Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Planning Studies:Advanced Paging System
PMO Projects:none
 
Connecting Services
CTA Bus Routes:8A South Halsted accessible
24 Wentworth accessible
29 State accessible
79 79th accessible
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Chicago
US Congressional Districts:1 Bobby Rush
Illinois Senate Districts:17 Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
Illinois House Districts:34 Nicholas K Smith
County Board Districts:Cook 3, Cook 4
Chicago Wards:17 David Moore, 6 Roderick Sawyer
Councils of Mayors:Chicago
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