Getting Here & Around

Uptown is incredibly accessible, with easy access to downtown Chicago and beyond via Lake Shore Drive, the Lakefront Trail bike path, four CTA train stations, and a Metra commuter rail station. 




Sheridan – Red Line

Montrose – Brown Line

Wilson – Red and Purple Lines

Lawrence – Red Line

Argyle – Red Line


#9/#X9 Ashland

#22 Clark

#36 Broadway

#78 Montrose

#81 Lawrence

#92 Foster

#135 Clarendon/LaSalle Express

#136 Sheridan/LaSalle

#146 Inner Drive/Michigan

#147 Outer Drive Express

#148 Clarendon/Michigan Express

#151 Sheridan


Ravenswood Station

Union Pacific North (UP-N) Line

4800 N Ravenswood Ave


Uptown is home to many Divvy bike-share stations (, making biking extremely convenient. The Lakefront Trail runs through Uptown along the Lake Michigan shore with easy access to downtown. Many of Uptown’s streets boast marked bike lanes, making two wheels one of the best ways to get around the neighborhood. 


Although a historic residential and entertainment district, Uptown still offers plenty of street parking. Metered street parking is available along major commercial streets in Uptown with credit card or coins. Go digital with your parking at or download the Park Chicago app. Other apps like ParqEx can help you locate available parking at affordable prices in private lots throughout Uptown.