COMMUTER INFORMATION

Visit the links below to assist in your daily commute.

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. www.amtrak.com

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) provides bus and ‘L’ service in Chicago and nearby suburbs. Their web site provides routes, schedules, fares and connections as well as information on Ventra Cards. www.transitchicago.com

Metra is one of the nation’s premier commuter rail systems. Their web site provides information on fares, schedules, stations, connecting services and tickets. Take Metra commuter trains to access Shuttle Bug service and avoid winter driving hassles. With about a 98% on-time performance rating, Metra provides a reliable, safe, and economical alternative to driving. Get service updates via email and buy your ticket online with a credit card. www.metrarail.com

Pace Suburban Bus provides route, schedule and fare information on suburban bus service. Information is also available for all of the Shuttle Bug routes that provide connecting service between Metra stations and area employers. Bus Tracker can provide commuters real time travel information on buses. www.pacebus.com and www.pacerideshare.com

Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) provides a commuter trip planner to provide commuters with information on which buses or trains to take. www.rtachicago.com

Ventra, is a convenient new payment system for the CTA and Pace. Customers can easily manage their accounts online. www.ventrachicago.com

 

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COMMUTER NEWS ARCHIVE:

TMA Highlights Two Shuttle Bug Routes at Transportation Conference

On July 26, the TMA of Lake Cook participated in the first Poster Presentation at the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. The TMA highlighted two...
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Route 53/120 Update

The Route 53/120 Extension Project is moving forward. The land Use Committee is completing its work. Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is working with this Committee to develop a...
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TWO SHUTTLE BUG CHANGES

Pace Shuttle Bug Route 625 DiscontinuationPace Route 625, which provided service to AbbVie from both Lake Forest Metra Stations has been discontinued. The last day of service was Friday, December...
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