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Pace Announces $2.3 Billion Plan To Expand, Upgrade Bus Service

The Pace suburban bus system is dreaming big – $2.3 billion big – trying to get in on potential federal funding down the line for some of the system’s long-term projects.


(Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Guide To Chicago’s Public Transportation

Getting around the city can be difficult due to the traffic, winding roads and constant construction. Let go of the stress and take advantage of the many different options for public transportation in Chicago.


A Pace bus was involved in a crash in Maywood. (CBS)

4 Hurt In Pace Bus Crash Near Maywood Hospital

The incident happened about 3:45 p.m. outside Loyola University Medical Center when a red Nissan Sentra traveling southbound on 1st Avenue veered into the northbound lane and struck a Pace bus carrying five passengers.



Oak Forest Man Dead, 3 Injured In Romeoville Crash Involving Pace Bus

An Oak Forest man was killed and three other people were hurt in a head-on crash involving a Pace bus Wednesday morning in southwest suburban Romeoville.



3 Hurt When Pace Bus Crashes On Stevenson

Illinois State Police said the bus was driving on the left shoulder of the northbound lanes of the Stevenson, when it crashed with two other vehicles near Harlem Avenue.


Former White House Chief of Staff William Daley arrives for the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: WIN MCNAMEE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill Daley Wants To Eliminate RTA

Democratic candidate for governor Bill Daley said the Regional Transportation Authority – which oversees the finances of CTA, Pace and Metra – has reached the end of the line, and should be eliminated.


A Ventra machine at a CTA station. (CBS)

CTA Rolls Back Some Controversial Ventra Fare Card Fees

CTA Ventra payment card holders who use the card’s controversial debit features won’t be charged for talking to public transit customer service operators or using the cards for cash ATM withdrawals under new fee rollbacks revealed Thursday.


A Pace bus ended up in the front yard of a Glenview home, after a village snow plow crashed into the bus on Feb. 8, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Pace Bus Ends Up In Glenview Yard After Crash With Plow

A village snow plow crashed into a Pace bus, causing the vehicles to land in a yard of a home in north suburban Glenview Friday morning.


Pace To Replace Some Discontinued CTA Bus Lines

Pace is coming to the rescue of a number of CTA bus passengers who are about to lose their ride.

WBBM Newsradio–10/10/2012

Pace To Begin Adding Arrival Times At Bus Stops

Better late than never. Pace soon will begin catching up with the CTA and Metra in delivering real-time arrival information to its bus stops.

WBBM Newsradio–08/20/2012

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Pace To Add More Buses To Stevenson Expressway

It has been four months since Pace buses began roaring up and down the shoulders of Interstate 55, and the program is proving so successful that Pace is adding buses and extending one of the lines.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Passengers Injured In Pace Bus Accident In Harvey

Twenty-four people were hospitalized after a Pace bus crashed into a building on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

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Stevenson Officially Opens Shoulders To Pace Buses

Effective today, the shoulders on the Stevenson Expressway are open to Pace buses.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

23 Hurt In Pace Bus Crash On West Side

Twenty-three people were taken to area hospitals Tuesday afternoon after a Pace bus crashed in the Austin neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

Pace Buses Will Ride On Stevenson Expressway

Pace express buses will begin riding the shoulders of the Stevenson Expressway this fall, in an attempt to speed up schedules.

WBBM Newsradio–02/17/2011

$100K Bond For Ex-Bus Driver Charged With Raping Disabled Woman

Bond has been set at $100,000 for a former Pace bus driver who, after befriending a passenger who suffered from a disabling brain injury, allegedly raped her at her Northwest Side home last fall.


Pace To Start Advertising Announcements On Buses

Soon, like it or not, you will hear a lot more than bus stop announcements coming from the loudspeakers aboard some Pace buses.

WBBM Newsradio–12/13/2010

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RTA Budget Woes Close To Veering Out Of Control

The Seniors Ride Free program is only one of a number of financial issues facing the debt-ridden Regional Transportation Authority.

WBBM Newsradio–11/22/2010

Riders And Town Officials Not Eye To Eye On Cermak Corridor Bus Service

It’s one of Pace’s most heavily-traveled bus routes.

WBBM Newsradio–10/25/2010

Pace Unveils New Budget

$183 million spending plan holds line on bus service, fares.

WBBM Newsradio–10/14/2010