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RTA logo Pace Market Feasibility Study for North Central Shuttle Service

Study Description

This study examined the market feasibility of a comprehensive employer-based shuttle to serve employment centers located along Metra's North Central commuter line, which serves 11 Metra stations. A survey was developed and administered to employers in the corridor to determine demand for potential shuttle service.

 
Status
Status:Completed
Program:Community Planning
Program Year:2003
Project Type(s):Transit Improvement Plan
Grantee:Pace
Current Activities:This project was completed in March 2005. An initial set of routes began operations in November of 2006. These routes are the Townline Road Shuttle Bug (Route #580), Lincolnshire Shuttle Bug (Route #581) and the Discover/Baxter Shuttle Bug (Route #582). Pace is continuously exploring new opportunities to provide service to additional employers in the area.
Information Updated:February 2013
 
Funding
RTA:$15,083.00
Local:$0.00
Federal:$60,334.00
Total:$75,417.00
 
Study Documents
Pace/Metra North Central Shuttle Service Feasibility Study
 
Related Studies
none
 
Related Transit Assets
Metra Stations:Antioch (NCS) accessible
Buffalo Grove (NCS) accessible
Lake Villa (NCS) accessible
Mundelein (NCS) accessible
O'Hare Transfer (NCS) accessible
Prairie Crossing (Libertyville) (NCS) accessible
Prairie View (NCS) accessible
Prospect Heights (NCS) accessible
Round Lake Beach (NCS) accessible
Vernon Hills (NCS) accessible
Wheeling (NCS) accessible
Metra Rail Lines:North Central Service
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook, Lake
Municipalities:Antioch, Buffalo Grove, Chicago, Des Plaines, Franklin Park, Grayslake, Indian Creek, Lake Villa, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Long Grove, Mount Prospect, Mundelein, Prospect Heights, Rosemont, Round Lake Beach, Schiller Park, Vernon Hills, Wheeling
US Congressional Districts:10 Brad Schneider, 14 Lauren Underwood, 5 Mike Quigley, 9 Jan Schakowsky
Illinois Senate Districts:10 Robert F. Martwick, 26 Dan McConchie, 27 Ann Gillespie, 28 Laura M. Murphy, 29 Julie A. Morrison, 30 Terry Link, 31 Melinda Bush, 32 Craig Wilcox, 39 Don Harmon
Illinois House Districts:20 Bradley Stephens, 51 Mary Edly-Allen, 53 Mark Walker, 55 Martin J. Moylan, 57 Jonathan Carroll, 59 Daniel Didech, 61 Joyce Mason, 62 Sam Yingling, 64 Tom Weber, 77 Kathleen Willis, 78 Camille Y. Lilly
County Board Districts:Cook 14, Cook 16, Cook 17, Cook 9, Lake 1, Lake 10, Lake 15, Lake 16, Lake 18, Lake 20, Lake 21, Lake 3, Lake 6
Chicago Wards:41 Anthony V. Napolitano
Councils of Mayors:Chicago, Lake, North Central, Northwest
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