MEDIA ADVISORY - Public Hearing on Proposed Restructuring of Pace's I-55 Bus on Shoulder Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 11, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Media Relations Office: (847) 228-4222

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL - Pace Suburban Bus will hold two public hearings to present a proposed plan to improve efficiency and reduce overcrowding on I-55 Bus on Shoulder service. These public hearings represent Pace?s ongoing efforts to accommodate the market demand in this corridor. Proposed changes include the replacement Route 856 service with new Route 855 trips that will operate between the Burr Ridge Park-n-Ride and the East Loop via SeatGeek Stadium (formerly Toyota Park), the removal of Route 850/851/855 service from the Old Chicago Park-n-Ride to help alleviate parking constraints, the addition of one morning trip from Plainfield on Route 755, and the addition of one morning trip on Route 850.

WHO: Pace Suburban Bus

WHAT: A public hearing to solicit public input on proposed changes to I-55 Bus on Shoulder service.

WHEN/WHERE:

Monday, February 11, 2019

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Bolingbrook Village Hall

Board Room

375 W. Briarcliff Road

Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

SeatGeek Stadium (Formerly Toyota Park)

Media Room - 1st Floor

7000 Harlem Avenue

Bridgeview, IL 60455

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Pace is Chicagoland's suburban bus and regional ADA paratransit provider, safely and efficiently moving people to work, school, and other regional destinations. Pace also offers a commuter vanpool program, rideshare matching services, community-based transportation options, and, soon, Pulse, Pace's new arterial rapid transit network. Pace's family of public transportation services offer affordable and environmentally responsible transit options for the residents of Cook, Will, DuPage, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties. As one of the largest bus services in North America, Pace serves tens of thousands of daily riders over a 3,446 square mile region, an area nearly the size of the state of Connecticut and about 15 times the size of the City of Chicago. Learn more at PaceBus.com.


 

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