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Public Transportation

Pace Bus Transportation

Pace, the suburban transportation service, in cooperation with the college, provides bus transportation to and from the campus on weekdays, Monday through Friday. The buses stop on the east side of campus at the top of the horseshoe drive north of the Berg Instructional Center (BIC) and on the west side of the campus at the bus shelter in parking lot 10. All buses are marked "Route 715" or "Route 714/COD Connector."

NOTE: there is no Saturday, Sunday or holiday service.

Pace Route 714:
College of DuPage-Naperville-Wheaton Connector

Pace Route 715:
Central DuPage

Additional bus travel information may be obtained by calling the RTA Travel Information Center, (312) 836-7000.

The Office of Student Life no longer sell Pace bus cards. Please go to the Ventra Chicago website to find out how and where you can purchase your bus card.

Pace Curb-to-Curb Services

Pace has two programs that offer curb-to-curb service in DuPage County. These are ADA Paratransit Services and Dial-a-Ride Services.

ADA Paratransit Services

ADA Paratransit Services are provided in an area within 3/4 of a mile of Pace's fixed route service. For a detailed map of the ADA service area, contact Pace Passenger Service, (847) 364-PACE (7223).

ADA services are provided only to people with disabilities who meet regional eligibility criteria. Eligibility is included for individuals with disabilities who are registered with the RTA. Registration materials are available by contacting the RTA, (312) 917-HELP (4357).

Dial-A-Ride Services

Pace Dial-a-Ride Services are generally provided in a more localized area. These services are provided for senior citizens people with disabilities and, in some cases, the general public.

For more information about Pace services, contact Pace Passenger Services, (847) 364-PACE (7223).

Passenger Trains

Metra, the Chicago-area commuter rail system, operates two routes that serve Community College District 502:

Burlington Northern Line

  • Between Chicago (Union Station) and Aurora
  • For information, call the RTA Travel Information Center, (312) 836-7000, or the Hinsdale depot, (630) 323-0292.

Union Pacific/North Western Line

  • Between Chicago (Northwestern Station) and Geneva
  • For information, call (312) 322-6777 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m, (312) 322-6774 (TTY). Evenings and weekends, call (312) 836-7000.


There are a number of taxicab companies in the area. See the Yellow Pages for phone numbers.