Pace, in conjunction with the Chicago Transit Authority,
Metra and North Shore communities, conducted an Initiative of all transit
service in the area. The goal of this Initiative was to improve transit
in the North Shore area to better meet passengers' needs.
was coordinated between Pace and other transportation service providers
in the North Shore area, as well as local governments, community organizations
and area employers.
This was an opportunity to improve and maximize
these services, make them faster, more effective and more efficient while
enhancing the image of public transportation as a viable alternative to
The team of transit planners looked to meet the needs
of the communities by going directly to them to learn what their transportation
needs are. This was accomplished through a community-based process
that fosters ongoing public involvement through meetings and public workshops.