Citywide, CTA's train ridership in 2022 was at 49% of pre-pandemic (2019) levels.
The suburban Oak Park Blue Line station ranked last in ridership retention at 33%, followed by four downtown stations near job centers.
In 2022 the suburban Oak Park Blue Line retained the lowest percent of pre-pandemic (2019) ridership, at 33%. Following this are four downtown stations near job centers, ranging from 34% to 38% retention.
This analysis is based on station entries. Four stations are excluded: Lawrence and Argyle, which closed for construction in May 2021, and Wilson and Berywn, which picked up riders from these closed stations.