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Saturday Service elimination for Bus Route 209

May 14, 2019 02:44 PM

Route 209 Busse Highway - Saturday Service Elimination effective Monday, June 10, 2019

Due to ongoing low ridership and performance issues, Saturday service on Route 209 will be eliminated. The last Saturday served will be June 8, 2019. 

Pace based its decision to eliminate Saturday service on this route on an extensive review of ridership, efficiency, and productivity on all routes across the region. Comments on proposed eliminations were accepted at a series of public hearings in October 2018.

Passengers may be able to use other services, including:

  • Pace Route 290 and the Metra UP Northwest Line. Visit or call the RTA Travel Information Center at (312) 836-7000 to learn more.
  • Pace RideShare, which matches riders with similar commutes to set up carpools, and Pace Vanpool, which provides such groups with a van for a low monthly cost. Visit or or call (847) 593-7665 to learn more.

No changes are being made to weekday service on Route 209 at this time.

Updated timetables dated June 10, 2019 will soon be available on buses, at and by calling Pace at (847) 364-7223.

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