By the end of 2017, Pace is expecting to launch a new program that will allow its buses to use the shoulder of I-90 between the Northwest Suburbs of Rosemont and Elgin.
By 2040, this stretch of I-90 is expected to have as many jobs as Chicago’s Loop, so it is critical to expand access to public transit and jobs in the region.
This project is being done in conjuncture with the Illinois Tollway Authority rebuilding and widening the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90). As part of this new service, drivers will have new opportunities to use efficient and affordable transit, including free access to Pace’s Park-n-Rides, which will offer over 500 new parking spaces by the end of the year.
The corridor will include five express routes as well as six new or improved...