Pace Bus Service
Weekday bus service between Plainfield and Downtown Chicago is available courtesy of the Pace Suburban Bus Company. Consider Pace for your daily commute or a special trip into Downtown Chicago. Two Pace Bus Routes provide service to the Village of Plainfield:
Route 755 begins at the Plainfield Park-n-Ride at 14740 Depot Drive (just south of 143rd Street, off of Van Dyke Road) with stops at the Bolingbrook Old Chicago Park-n-Ride, the CTA Pink Line (Damen Station), Illinois Medical District, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), and ends at Union Station.
Route 755 Information & Schedule
Route 855 begins at the Plainfield Park-n-Ride at 14740 Depot Drive (just south of 143rd Street, off of Van Dyke Road) with stops at the Burr Ridge Park-n-Ride, and ends in Chicago with stops in the Loop, River North, and Streeterville.
Pace Routes 755 and 855 can operate on sections of the shoulders of I-55. Free Wi-Fi on buses allows passengers to use the internet for work or play while riding. For more information about Pace Routes 755 and 855, visit www.pacebus.com.
Free parking for Routes 755 and 855 is offered at the Plainfield Park-n-Ride, located at 14740 Depot Drive (just south of 143rd Street, off of Van Dyke Road).
Pace Dial-a-Ride Service
Plainfield Township is also served by Pace's Dial-a-Ride Service, a non-fixed route (paratransit) service utilizing vans and small buses to provide pre-arranged trips to and from specific locations within the service area to individuals deemed eligible based on local requirements, usually seniors and/or people with disabilities.
Service Available: Monday-Friday (6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Eligibility Requirement: Disabled and Senior
One-Way Fares: $2.00
Advanced Call-In: One day in advance.
Reservations: 1-800-244-4410, (TTY) 1-800-393-4232 (call between 6:00am and 5:00pm)
For more information, visit www.pacebus.com or contact the RTA Information Center at (815) 836-7000.
Pace Vanpooling is a workday rideshare arrangement for commuters who live or work in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties. Pace Vanpools consist of individuals (5 or more people) who live near each other and have similar travel patterns and work hours. For more information, visit https://www.pacerideshare.com/Pages/Vanpool.
Kendall Area Transit
Kendall Area Transit (KAT) will implement transit service in the Kendall County area that is reliable, flexible, and financially sustainable, while satisfying the various mobility needs of the general public and individuals unable to access or operate a private automobiles.
Kendall Area Transit provides curb-to-curb and door-to-door services for Kendall County residents. This is a general public transportation service with a priority for the disabled and seniors. Bus services are available 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays).
For information on registering for KAT or scheduling a ride, visit the Kendall County Kendall Area Transit web page or call 1-877-IGO-4KAT.
Plainfield Township Senior Shuttle Service
Plainfield Township offers senior township residents bus service to run errands to local stores, hair appointments, activities, banks, and doctor appointments. Shuttle service hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The service is for township residents only and registration includes a simple passenger form. For further information, please call the Plainfield Township Senior Shuttle Bus Line at (815) 436-1112 or visit the Plainfield Township web site.
Wheatland Township Ride DuPage Program
The Ride DuPage program, a service providing valuable paratransit options for seniors and people with disabilities, has expanded to Wheatland Township. Operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with both bus and taxi service, Ride DuPage specializes in reduced fares and door-to-door service for seniors and people with disabilities. The program is available for any type of trip whether it is personal, medical, or work-related which offers participants flexibility and dependability.
All participants must be registered. For more information, contact Wheatland Township at (630) 717-0092 or visit www.wheatlandtownship.com.