New Milwaukee Line Stations

New Milwaukee Line Stations

Pace is unveiling stations along Milwaukee Avenue that provide a more enjoyable experience for...

Service Starts August 11, 2019

Service Starts August 11, 2019

The Pace Board has approved the launch of the Pulse Milwaukee Line for August 11, 2019. It is the...

Find Your Pulse Station

Find Your Pulse Station

The Pulse Milwaukee Line serves eight intermediate station pairs between the two terminal...

Get Involved in the Pulse Milwaukee Line

Get Involved in the Pulse Milwaukee Line

Pace relies heavily on public input to make the new Pulse Milwaukee Line an enjoyable and...

Milwaukee Line Service Details

Milwaukee Line Service Details

The Pulse Milwaukee Line's schedule, beginning August 11, 2019, offers rapid transit service on...

  • New Milwaukee Line Stations

    New Milwaukee Line Stations

  • Service Starts August 11, 2019

    Service Starts August 11, 2019

  • Find Your Pulse Station

    Find Your Pulse Station

  • Get Involved in the Pulse Milwaukee Line

    Get Involved in the Pulse Milwaukee Line

  • Milwaukee Line Service Details

    Milwaukee Line Service Details

Milwaukee: Pace’s First Pulse Line

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Pace’s first Pulse service started August 11, 2019. It operates along Milwaukee Avenue, between Golf Mill Shopping Center in Niles, and the Jefferson Park Transit Center in Chicago. Connections to the Niles Free Bus, other Pace and Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus routes, as well as the CTA Blue Line and Metra’s UP-Northwest Line provide passengers with a range of local and regional travel options.

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What's New

The Pulse Milwaukee Line is live and in service!

Starting August 11, there's a new ride in town. The Milwaukee Line service begins, along with corresponding changes to Route 270.

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Where do I board the Pulse Milwaukee Line?

Because not every Pulse station is fully constructed, some temporary boarding locations are in effect as of August 11.

See the current list of boarding locations here.

What's the difference between the Pulse Milwaukee Line and Route 270?

Get your questions answered here.

Get the latest Pulse news.

See updated information about the Pulse lines under development.

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Take a virtual ride on the Pulse Milwaukee Line

This Google Earth simulation of the Pulse Milwaukee Line takes you on a virtual tour from the Jefferson Park Transit Center in Chicago north along Milwaukee Avenue to Golf Mill Shopping Center in Niles.

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The Pulse Milwaukee Line's schedule, beginning August 11, 2019, offers rapid transit service on weekdays between the hours of 5 a.m. and midnight, with a bus arriving every 10 minutes during rush hours, every 15 minutes during non-peak hours until 10:00 p.m., and every 30 minutes from 10:00 p.m. to midnight. On Saturdays, Pulse service begins at 5:30 a.m., and on Sundays, Pulse service begins at 6 a.m. Service on both Saturday and Sunday runs until midnight. On weekends and holidays, Pulse runs every 15 minutes until 10 p.m., when it runs every 30 minutes.

See the full Pulse Milwaukee Line service schedule here.

Pulse 270 infographic