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.
Metra, the CTA and Pace have never had a fully compatible ticketing system, but technology may make it possible in time to meet a 2015 legislative mandate.
Pace has officially wedded itself to the Chicago Transit Authority’s effort to allow riders to pay their fares using credit and debit cards, and eventually using smart phones.
When Regional Transportation Authority Chairman John Gates wrote last week urging the Chicago Transit Authority, Metra and Pace to work more closely together, he wasn’t anticipating the collaboration that resulted.
The chairman of the Regional Transportation Authority is floating a proposal he says could save taxpayers as much as $150 million a year.
A House-Senate conference committee begins meetings next week on Capitol Hill to try to craft a new federal highway and mass transit program. On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin came to Union Station in Chicago to collect ammunition for the Senate package.
The victim, believed to be in his 60s, had both of his legs run over by the bus near Oak Park, an emergency official said.
When Metra fares increase Feb. 1, so will the price of the Link-Up Pass many Metra monthly ticketholders use to ride the CTA and Pace.
In one week, Pace buses will begin using the newly-widened shoulders of the Stevenson Expressway.
Some extra drivers got on the Stevenson Expressway Monday morning, but their purpose is to help relieve congestion instead of adding to traffic troubles.
Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears game against the Carolina Panthers have plenty of ways to get to the game — including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options. The Bears host the Panthers at noon at Soldier Field.
Football fans attending Sunday’s Bears game against the Green Bay Packers have plenty of ways to get to the game — including CTA, Metra, Pace and numerous parking lot options. The Bears host the Packers at 3:15 p.m. at Soldier Field.
The CTA and Metra may be contemplating fare hikes and service cuts, but not Pace. Not only does the suburban bus agency hold the in its $194.5 million 2012 preliminary budget, unveiled Wednesday — it adds service.
Time is running out on the Seniors Ride Free passes that Chicago-area seniors have used on the CTA, Metra and Pace since 2008.
The Regional Transportation Authority will spend $435,000 in scarce funds to find out how pleased riders are with the CTA, Metra and Pace.
Don’t be surprised when you see Pace buses driving along the shoulder of the Stevenson Expressway this fall.
The state of Illinois is coughing up some of the money it owes to the Chicago area’s transit agencies.
Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday signed legislation that gives Chicago area transit agencies a January 2015 deadline to introduce a fare card that all lines can accept.
The Regional Transportation Authority is warning that the CTA, Metra and Pace may have to undertake emergency fare hikes and service cuts as soon as next month.
(WBBM/CBS) – Pace is making adjustments to its west suburban bus schedules, effective Sunday. Although minor timing and schedule adjustments affect many routes, there are more substantial changes involving seven routes. Two are being combined […]