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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 is coming to the rescue of a number of CTA bus passengers who are about to lose their ride.
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.
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.
Twenty-four people were hospitalized after a Pace bus crashed into a building on Tuesday.
Effective today, the shoulders on the Stevenson Expressway are open to Pace buses.
Twenty-three people were taken to area hospitals Tuesday afternoon after a Pace bus crashed in the Austin neighborhood.
Pace express buses will begin riding the shoulders of the Stevenson Expressway this fall, in an attempt to speed up schedules.
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.
Soon, like it or not, you will hear a lot more than bus stop announcements coming from the loudspeakers aboard some Pace buses.
The Seniors Ride Free program is only one of a number of financial issues facing the debt-ridden Regional Transportation Authority.
It’s one of Pace’s most heavily-traveled bus routes.
$183 million spending plan holds line on bus service, fares.