Chicago Utilities

Chicago Utility Companies

Electricity Companies
Natural Gas Suppliers
Telecommunications
Chicagoland Government Services
Public Transportation

Electricity Providers in Chicago

Commonwealth Edison
exeloncorp.com
1-800-EDISON-1 (1-800-334-7661)

BlueStar Energy Services, Inc.
bluestarenergy.com
1-866-BLUESTAR (1-866-258-3782)

Commerce Energy, Inc.
commerceenergy.com/
Note: Licensed in IL, but not delivering service, yet.

Natural Gas Providers in Chicago

People’s Gas
peoplesenergy.com
1-866-556-6001

Interstate Gas Supply of Illinois, Inc.
igsenergy.com
1-800-280-4474

Santanna Energy Services
santannaenergyservices.com
1-800-827-0067

U.S. Energy Savings Corp.
usesc.com
1-888-674-7847

Spark Energy, L.P.
sparkenergy.com
1-877-228-9427 (URS-.2-BUY-GAS)

Ambit Energy
goambit.com
1-888-782-6248 (888-78-AMBIT)
Service Expected February 2008 (Check availability now!)

Telecommunication Providers in Chicago

Comcast – Cable TV, Internet, and Telephone
Comcast.com
1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278)

RCN – Cable TV, Internet, and Telephone
RCN.com
1.800-RING-RCN (1-800-746-4726)

AT&T/SBC – Satellite TV, Internet, Telephone, and Cellular Phone
att.com
1-800-288-2020

Verizon – DIRECTV’ , Telephone, Internet, and Cellular Phone
Verizon.com
1-800-483-4000

U.S. Cellular – Chicago’s local Cellular Provider
USCellular.com
1-888-944-9400

T-Mobile – Cellular Provider
T-Mobile.com
1-888-944-9400

Government and Public Services

City Water Services
Dial 311 or visit cityofchicago.org

City Fire Department
Emergencey: Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 312-745-3705
cityofchicago.org

Vehicle Services
cyberdriveillinois.com

Resource Center – Curbside Recycling
resourcecenterchicago.org

Cook County – Official Cook County government website
co.cook.il.us

City of Chicago – Official site of city office
egov.cityofchicago.org

State of Illinois – Official site for the state of Illinois
illinois.gov

Dead Tree Removal – Request dead tree removal online!
cityofchicago.org

Transportation Services

Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) – Includes CTA, Metra, and Pace info
rtachicago.com
836-7000 (any suburban area code)

Pace – North Chicago public transportation
pacebus.com
1-847-364-PACE (1-847-364-7223)

South Shore Line – Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District
nictd.com
1-800-356-2079

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) – Public Transportation
CTA “El” map (PDF)
transitchicago.com
1-888-YOURCTA (1-888-968-7282)

Metra – Public Transportation for the greater Chicagoland Metropolitan Area and Suburbs
metrarail.com
1-312-322-6777

All providers may not be available in all areas