Pace Bus Chicago
The Pace Bus is a suburban bus service offered by the Regional Transportation Authority in the Chicago Metropolitan area.
The main headquarters of the company situated in Northeastern Illinois, United States.
The company was founded in 1983 by RTA-Act. As of 2013 records, the company provides bus service to more than 39.925 million riders. 13 member Board of Directors operates the company.
As of September 2018, the Executive Director of the company is T.J Ross. The company provides their bus service in six counties named Cook, Lake, Will, Kane, McHenry, and DuPage.
In 2016, the annual ridership of the company is 28,392,400. The route terminal of the bus service situated in CTA rail Stations, Bus Terminals and Metra Stations.
The CTA and company have a joint payment system which named as Ventra. The pace is one of the biggest bus services in North America.
Pace Bus Chicago Fleet
The company buses have longer routes in the city. The company bus service divided into nine operating divisions named as Fox Valley, Heritage, North, North Shore, Northwest, River, South, and West.
The company also has a partnership with municipalities and private bus operators. All company buses have wheelchairs, and it also has space for one bicycle.
The company is the controller of ADA par transit service in counties. The company also provides seasonal bus service to Brookfield Zoo.
The company has rights to use of Edens Expressway and Stevenson Expressway in case of traffic.
The Pace Bus also offers bus tracker messaging service through which real-time information on the buses can be checked.
The customers get information about them by sending a text message. The Ventra is available on a platform named as Google Play and Apple.