As you are aware, the Cragin Station will be closed as of December 11. The station nearest you might now be the new Grand/Cicero Station which is approximately 3.5 blocks away.
To get to the new station from Cragin aboard the CTA, walk north one block on LeClaire Avenue to Grand Avenue. Take the eastbound CTA #65 Grand Avenue bus from the southwest corner (Armitage, LeClaire, and Grand) to Cicero Avenue. Walk ¼ block to the new Grand/Cicero Station.
You can also walk one block north on LeClaire Avenue to Grand Avenue. Then walk one block southeast on Grand Avenue to Cortland Street; then walk one block east on Cortland Street to Cicero Avenue, then ½ block south on Cicero Avenue to the station.
As you are aware, the Hermosa Station will be closed as of December 11. The station nearest you might now be the new Grand/Cicero Station which is approximately 1.5 miles away.
To get to the new station from Hermosa via CTA, walk north two blocks on Keeler Avenue to Armitage Avenue. Take the westbound CTA #73 Armitage bus from the northeast corner (Keeler and Armitage) to Cicero Avenue. Walk south two blocks on Cicero Avenue, or take the southbound CTA #54 Cicero bus from the northwest corner (Armitage and Cicero) to Grand Avenue and walk ¼ block north to station.