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Belmont Blue Line

Belmont Blue Line
Belmont Blue Line

Avondale’s Belmont Blue Line Station To Get Elevator, Other ‘Long Overdue’ Accessibility Upgrades

Some neighbors were annoyed when the CTA added a canopy to the station years ago but didn't install an elevator. Belmont is one of three Blue Line stations getting major upgrades thanks to federal funding.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Brand New Belmont Blue Line Canopy Leaking Water Just Weeks After It Was Installed

The canopy was the centerpiece of the station's $17 million renovation, a project that was criticized by local residents for being all style — and no substance.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Bold New Belmont Blue Line Station Makes Its Debut, But Lack Of Elevator Irks Some Riders

An elevator, which would make the station ADA accessible, would have cost $71 million, the CTA said. While they can't swing that now, they do plan on adding one.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Giant Steel Canopy Goes Up At Belmont Blue Line Station As $17 Million Renovation Presses Ahead

Construction is expected to wrap up sometime this spring.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Logan Square Blue Line Station Getting Upgraded Escalators — But Major Rehab Won’t Begin Until Late 2019

The station has seen explosive ridership growth during morning rush hour since 2002.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale