Pace Federal Project Requests
Cermak Road Bus Rapid Transit Project
PROJECT: This project creates a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor on Cermak
Road from the 54th/Cermak CTA Blue Line station to Danada Square in Wheaton.
The corridor provides job access to the employment-rich areas of North Riverside,
Oakbrook, Yorktown and Danada Square. It is part of an expansive network of
TSP routes throughout the suburban area of northeastern Illinois on arterial
In addition to TSP, the Cermak Road BRT project calls for dedicated lanes,
"queue jump" lanes, enhanced bus shelters and improvements in pedestrian and
FUNDING: Pace received an earmark for the Cermak Road BRT project for $1,250,000
that can be used for transit signal priority, and the project was authorized
to receive future additional federal funding for BRT infrastructure work.
REQUEST MADE TO:
- Senator Barack Obama (D-Illinois)
- Congressman Danny Davis (D-Chicago)