Pulse Milwaukee Line
Rapid transit service which operates between Golf Mill Shopping Center in Niles and Jefferson Park Transit Center in Chicago.
Pulse stations are located along Milwaukee at Dempster, Main, Oakton, Harlem, Touhy, Devon, Austin and Central. Pulse provides connections to major destinations and links to other bus routes and transit services. Pulse offers improved reliability due to new technology like Transit Signal Priority, enhanced stations with modern passenger amenities like heated shelters, real-time signage and level boarding for faster service. This rapid transit service stops only at Pulse stations, see:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pulse Milwaukee Line's service is operating at 15-minute frequency on weekdays between 5:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., when it then switches to 20-minute frequency until midnight. On Saturdays, Pulse service begins at 5:30 a.m., and on Sundays, Pulse service begins at 6:00 a.m. Service on both Saturday and Sunday runs until midnight. On weekends and holidays, Pulse runs every 15 minutes until 10:00 p.m., when it transitions to every 20 minutes. For the complete current schedule click on "VIEW PDF SCHEDULE" above.
Communities served include Niles and Chicago.
Major destinations are the CTA Blue Line Jefferson Park Transit Center, Metra UP-NW Line Jefferson Park Station, Oak Mill Mall, and the Golf Mill Shopping Center.
Schedule & Bus Tracking
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- Bus Tracker (Live Departure Times)
Route is classified as Regular Fixed Route
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- CTA Bus Routes 56 , 68 , 81 , 81W , 85 , 85A , 88 , 91 , 92