New Green Line station set to open on Near South Side

(CHICAGO) A new station on the CTA’s Green Line is expected to open early Monday morning on the Near South Side.

The Cermak-McCormick Place station was scheduled to open for service at 5 a.m. at 12 E. Cermak, according to the CTA’s website.

The new station provides access to McCormick Place, Motor Row and other destinations on the Near South Side, according to the transit agency.

It includes three entrances — one on the north side of Cermak, one on the south side of Cermak, and one at 23rd Street. The station features an “island platform” including full canopy coverage, heaters and benches, according to the agency.

It also includes bike racks, bright lighting and security cameras, new signage including digital displays, and farecard vending machines at all entrances.

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