Transportation & Parking
Just minutes north of downtown, Lakeview is easily accessible via three CTA train lines and four CTA bus routes. The Southport, Paulina and Addison stations on the CTA Brown Line provide convenient access to the neighborhood. CTA buses also run through our service area on Addison, Belmont, Diversey and Ashland. For the best value, purchase a 1-Day, 3-Day, 7-Day or 30-Day CTA pass for unlimited rides. For more information, visit the CTA website, www.transitchicago.com.
Biking is a fun, easy and healthy way to get around Lakeview. 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. Divvy is an enjoyable, simple, and affordable way to get around the city. Single rides start at $3/trip. For more information, visit www.divvybikes.com.
Parking regulations are strictly enforced throughout Lakeview. Most commercial streets in Lakeview have metered parking seven days per week, and most residential streets require a residential permit. Always read signs carefully when parking.
Residential parking permits and visitor passes may be obtained through the City Clerk’s office or local Aldermen’s offices.
Parking meters can be paid using credit cards or quarters at a pay-and-display pay box, or using the ParkChicago app.
Public Parking Lots
Several paid public parking lots are available in Lakeview. Find a map below and click on a location for more details. Note that some lots are only public during certain times.
We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app. To reserve your parking spot, visit Lakeview SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.