Northwestern Patients, Staff Get Free Rides on Christmas

Dec 21, 2011, 09:00 ET from GO Airport Express





CHICAGO, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GO Airport Express, a service of Chicago's leading airport ground transportation company, has announced free rides on Christmas Day for patients and staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Transportation will be provided between the hospital, located at 251 E. Huron, and either Midway or O'Hare airports.

"No one wants to be sick during the holidays," says John McCarthy, president of the shared-ride shuttle provider.  "We would like to offer a little Christmas cheer to those who are ill and the professionals who care for them."

For a free ride to the airport from Northwestern Hospital, call 888-284-3826.  Reservations are not necessary from the airport.  Online reservations can not be made for free rides.

GO Airport Express Value Van offers a low-cost fare on airport shuttles to and from five locations in and around downtown Chicago.  Priced at $15 one-way to O’Hare and $13 one-way to Midway, the service makes pick-ups and returns at the AON Center, 200 E Randolph; Presidential Towers, 555 W. Madison; the Merchandise Mart, and Willis Tower, 333 S. Wacker as well as Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

GO Airport Express, one of the oldest companies in Chicago, traces its founding to 1853 and the Parmelee Transportation Company, which provided a carriage service between Chicago's railroad stations and the downtown hotels. The company is a member of The GO Group LLC, the nation's largest airport transportation provider, serving some 60 airports in North America, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe and transporting more than 13 million passengers per year.

SOURCE GO Airport Express