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What′s New?

Labor Day Service Notice:

The following Pace routes will operate on Monday, September 7, 2015, on a Sunday schedule:

208, 215, 223, 250, 270, 290, 301, 303, 305, 307, 308, 309, 311, 313, 317, 318, 322, 332, 349, 350, 352, 353, 356, 357, 359, 364, 366, 379, 381, 383, 384, 386, 565, 568, 571 and 606

Additionally, the Schaumburg Woodfield Trolley, Rosemont Entertainment Circulator, and special event service to Brookfield Zoo, Six Flags Great America, and Ravinia will operate as published.

No other service will operate unless otherwise noted.

All routes will resume operating on a weekday schedule on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

 

NOTICE:

Metra BNSF Line construction notice

Beginning August 7th and continuing through September 4th, track maintenance at Union Station in Chicago may delay some PM trips on Metra’s BNSF Line for up to 5 minutes. Pace buses operating feeder routes will wait for delayed trains to arrive before departing. This applies only to the following list of routes serving these stations:

Western Springs 669
Hinsdale: 668
Clarendon Hills: 663, 664
Westmont: 661, 662, 665
Downers Grove: 461, 462, 463
Belmont: 464, 821
Lisle: 820, 821, 824, 825, 826, 827, 828
Naperville: 676, 677, 678, 680, 681, 682, 683, 684, 685, 686, 687, 688, 689
Route 59: 672, 673, 675
Aurora: 534

Please note that only the routes listed above will depart later than scheduled in the event of a delayed train.

Other Pace routes connecting with the Metra BNSF Line will continue to operate as scheduled.

 

Public Meeting Notice:

Pace to Hold Second Open House for Pulse Milwaukee Line

Pace will host the second open house on August 26, 2015, at the Copernicus Center in Chicago for the public to learn more about Pulse, Pace’s new arterial bus rapid transit network, and the Pulse Milwaukee Line.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
COPERNICUS CENTER
5216 W. Lawrence Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630

The first Pulse service, the Pulse Milwaukee Line, will launch in 2017, providing enhanced express bus service along Milwaukee Avenue between the Golf Mill Shopping Center and the Jefferson Park Transit Center. Using public input from the first open house meeting, the Project Team has made significant progress in refining the Pulse station locations.

On August 26, we’ll provide project updates and seek your input in an open house format. Join us any time between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to view a presentation, review exhibits, provide comments, and meet with project team members.

Pulse Public Meeting

Special thanks to the Copernicus Center for the meeting room.

*Individuals with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and require accommodations other than transportation in order to allow them to observe and/or participate in this meeting, should contact Kristina Kuehling at (630) 510-3944, ext. 112, five days prior to the scheduled meeting. Kristina may also be contacted using Illinois Relay at TTY (800) 526-0844 or 711 [Spanish TTY (800) 501-0864 or 711].

 

 

A letter from the Acting Executive Inspector General

A letter from the Acting Executive Inspector General.

 

 

Attention Pace ADA Paratransit Riders

Pace’s ADA Reasonable Accommodations Policy is now available

Please review Pace’s ADA Reasonable Accommodations Policy.

 

 

Attention Pace ADA Paratransit Riders

Navy Pier Drop Off / Pick Up Location Relocated Due to Construction

Effective immediately (May 18, 2015) and until construction is complete, Pace ADA Paratransit vehicles serving Navy Pier will drop off and pick up passengers at Entrance 1. Entrance 1 is at the west end of the pier near RIVA Restaurant, Festival Hall ′ WBEZ Radio.

 

 

Chicago Paratransit Vehicle

 

Paratransit Pick Up/Drop Off Points at Popular Destinations

Pace has developed specific bus stops for paratransit customers to use when visiting some of Chicago′s most popular destinations. This will make it easier for customers to find their vehicle, and for the vehicle to find customers at locations that are crowded or where it could be confusing. Customers who are being picked up at these locations should look for the Pace bus stop sign in the area listed with each destination. Also, vehicles will use these same locations to drop off passengers at these destinations.

 

 

 

Office of Executive Inspector General Provides Oversight

Since July 1, 2011, the Office of Executive Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (OEIG) has served as the Executive Inspector General for Pace, RTA, CTA, and Metra. The OEIG is an independent, non-partisan state agency that investigates allegations of fraud, waste, misconduct and other abuses among state agencies, the RTA, and the service boards.

For more information about the OEIG or to file a complaint, visit www.inspectorgeneral.illinois.gov. Complaints can also be filed by phone at (866) 814-1113 or (888) 261-2734 TDD, or by mail or in person at:

69 W. Washington Street, Ste. 3400
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 814-5600

607 E. Adams Street, 14th Floor
Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 558-5600

 

 

E-mail Notification Service

An email subscription service is now available to our customers. This notification system allows customers to subscribe to specific information based entirely on their needs (such as routes, schedules, fares and other rider information), and receive real-time updates once information is made available.

E-mail notifications are sent automatically to subscribers when new information is posted to Pace′s website. Pace will provide passengers with current and up-to-date information about issues that affect their trips on public transportation.

To learn more or to subscribe please click here.

 

 

Sign Up to Receive Pace′s ′Moving Forward′ Weekly E-Newsletter

As public transit makes significant strides in the 21st century the Pace newsletter,  Moving Forward, is designed to keep you informed of the agency′s happenings and some of the latest initiatives in suburban transportation. 

To receive the newsletter, please sign up and the latest edition will be delivered each week via e-mail. Please feel free to forward this resource to others or use it to promote Pace services to friends, co-workers and constituents. Comments, questions and ideas are always welcome.

 

 


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