CTA and Pace Connecting at Davis in Evanston, IL

CTA/Pace North Shore Coordination Plan

Project Overview

Pace, in partnership with the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), has initiated the North Shore Transit Service Coordination Plan and Market Analysis. This study will include a review of existing Pace and CTA routes in the North Shore area, including portions of the cities of Chicago and Evanston and the villages of Lincolnwood, Skokie and Wilmette. The primary goals of the project are to improve coordination of Pace and CTA services in the North Shore on overlapping corridors, as well as investigating opportunities for new service.

Other goals of the North Shore Coordination Plan include:

  • Improving overall transit service in North Shore area
  • Improving/optimizing coordination of Pace and CTA services by:
    • Studying existing travel demands and markets
    • Reviewing changes and new developments in the study area relative to prior service changes and planning efforts

 

Study Area

The study area is generally bounded by Lake Michigan on the east, I-94 on the west, Devon Avenue on the south, and Lake Avenue on the north (see map below for exact boundaries). The study area includes portions of the cities of Chicago and Evanston and the villages of Lincolnwood, Skokie and Wilmette.

Study area map which includes Wilmette, Skokie, Evanston, Lincolnwood and Rogers Park

 

Events

Pulse Dempster Line Open House

Come learn about the Pulse Dempster Line and help refine initial station locations. The Pulse Dempster Line is part of Pace’s new rapid transit network which will provide enhanced express bus service using the latest technology and streamlined route design. It will operate along Dempster Street between Evanston and O’Hare Airport. Learn more about Pulse at www.PaceBus.com/Pulse.

September 12, 2017
5:00-7:00 p.m.

Des Plaines Public Library
1501 Ellinwood St.
Des Plaines, IL 60016

September 19, 2017
5:00-7:00 p.m.

Levy Senior Center
300 Dodge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202

Pace/CTA North Shore Coordination Plan Open House

Come learn about proposed changes to routes in the North Shore area as a result of this study. The North Shore Coordination Plan is a joint Pace/CTA study to evaluate the existing transit in the study area and to identify ways to improve service and coordination between Pace and the CTA. For more information about the Pace/CTA North Shore Coordination Plan, please visit the project website.

September 18, 2017
5:00-7:00 p.m.

Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton Street
Skokie, IL 60077

September 19, 2017
5:00-7:00 p.m.

Levy Senior Center
300 Dodge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202

 

More information 

For more information about the study, see the Pace project website or contact CTA customer service.

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