Pulse 95th Street Line
Pace has identified 95th Street as a candidate for a new Pulse Line. The Pulse 95th Street Line is anticipated to run east-west between the CTA Red Line 95th Street Station in Chicago and Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills. With major destinations and connections to other Pace and CTA bus routes as well as Metra’s Rock Island Line and Southwest Service, 95th Street Line passengers will have a variety of local and regional connection options.
Providing fast, reliable public transportation is vital for Chicagoland, and Pace is stepping up to the challenge. As part of Pace’s Vision 2020 plan to modernize public transportation, Pace plans a 24-line arterial rapid transit network, Pulse, to enhance mobility and suburb-to-suburb travel options. Seven priority routes have been identified, including 95th Street, to help make the long-term vision of a rapid transit network a reality.
Linking major destinations between Chicago and Palos Hills, the 95th Street corridor is an excellent candidate for rapid transit. Pace has kicked off a planning study to evaluate a Pulse 95th Street Line between the CTA Red Line 95th Street Station in Chicago and Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills. Careful planning will take place to ensure the new Pulse Line meets the needs of the local communities. Pace has enlisted the help of community leaders, emergency services, schools, and libraries along 95th Street to form a Corridor Advisory Group. This group will meet several times throughout the duration of the project to provide guidance on transit needs, station locations, service and station features, and environmental considerations.
After the completion of the planning study, an environmental review will take place and public meetings will be held to gather even more stakeholder input.