Getting Here


Just minutes north of downtown, Lakeview and Roscoe Village are easily accessible via three CTA train lines and six CTA bus routes. The Southport, Paulina and Addison stations on the CTA Brown Line provide convenient access to the area. CTA buses also run through our service area on the following streets (bus routes are listed in parentheses): Addison (#152), Ashland (#9), Belmont (#77), Damen (#50), Diversey (#76), and Western (#49). For the best value, purchase a 1-Day, 3-Day, 7-Day or 30-Day CTA pass for unlimited rides. For more information, visit


Biking is a fun, easy and healthy way to get around Lakeview and Roscoe Village. Check out our Everyday Biking Guide (PDF) for tips on using your bike to get around the neighborhood, safely and comfortably.


Divvy is Chicago's bike sharing system with 6,000+ bikes and 600 stations across the city, including Lakeview and Roscoe Village. Divvy is an enjoyable, simple, and affordable way to get around the city. Single rides start at $3/trip. For more information, visit


Most commercial streets in Lakeview and Roscoe Village have metered parking seven days per week, and most residential streets require a residential permit. Always read signs carefully when parking. Parking meters can be paid using credit cards or quarters at a pay-and-display pay box, or using the ParkChicago app. Residential parking permits and visitor passes may be obtained through the City Clerk’s office or local Aldermen’s offices.