News & Events

South Halsted Line public meeting

We welcome your input on a future Pulse line serving the south suburbs.

Meeting details are here.

Pulse Milwaukee Line service updates

Three new stations along the Milwaukee Line open December 16, 2019. See the updated list of boarding locations.

The Pulse Milwaukee Line launched August 11, 2019! Read the newsletter announcing the launch and detailing the new service.

Pulse Dempster Line moving forward

Pace is currently planning the second Pulse line, the Dempster Line. Two open houses were held in February 2018. Information provided at those events is here.

Information provided at the September 2017 Dempster Pulse events can be found here.

The project team has met with agencies and local municipalities to develop the Project Definition Report, which outlines initial design concepts and preliminary station locations, as well as preliminary operating costs and project estimates.


Rapid Transit coming to Dempster Street

July 13, 2016 (Active Transportation Alliance Blog)--A new state of the art rapid transit service is in development to take riders from Evanston to O’Hare International Airport.


Faster, more efficient bus service coming to north suburbs

A new, more efficient bus service, Pulse, is being developed along Dempster Street, a heavily traveled corridor in the northern suburbs of Chicago. Passengers will enjoy modern new stations with real-time arrival information, on board USB charging ports and free Wi-Fi , and faster travel between Evanston and O’Hare International Airport and other destinations along the route. 


Pulse to provide upgraded passenger amenities and stations

The Pulse Dempster Line will feature modern new stations with a variety of passenger amenities including real-time arrival information, bicycle racks, and overhead heating for passenger comfort during winter months.