SUBURBAN TRANSIT ROUTES

ROUTES 401-416/430-442

MISCELLANEOUS ROUTES

These routes were usually operated by individual villages, or by contract operators. Most of these routes were subsequently discontinued.


401 - South Bensenville Feeder - rush hour feeder from train station introduced 8/15/77, discontinued 1/31/84. Mid day service was dial a ride, all day service subsequently became dial a ride. Operated by village of Bensenville.

402 - North Bensenville Feeder - rush hour feeder from train station introduced 8/15/77, discontinued 1/31/84. Mid day service was dial a ride, all day service subsequently became dial a ride. Operated by village of Bensenville.

403 - Elmhurst Rd. - existed 8/7/89 to 9/28/90.

404 - Elk Grove-Medinah Feeder - rush hour feeder from train station existed 5/29/79 to 2/24/84. Operated by Westway Coach, later Commuter Bus Systems.

404 - Itasca-Hamilton Lakes - rush hour reverse feeder route introduced in mid 1980's, discontinued 12/9/88 and replaced with route #616.

405 - Woodfield-Elk Grove-Randhurst - introduced 6/26/78. Operated throughout day between Woodfield Mall and Oakton St./Elmhurst Rd. Extended north to Randhurst Mall 6/13/83, replacing segment of route #332. Replaced 8/7/89 by short lived route #416, which on 7/13/90 was combined into route #699. Route #405 during most years was operated by Our Town Bus Co., usually using an unusually painted school bus. In final years was operated by Du Page Motor Coach Co./Glen Ellyn

406 - Maine Township-Des Plaines Feeder - introduced 7/24/78, operating mainly via Potter Ave. Originally also included mid day service to Golf Mill Mall. Route completely discontinued 2/24/84. Originally operated by Commuter Bus Systems, later operated by Scholastic Transit Co.

407 - Bloomingdale-Roselle - rush hour feeder introduced 5/29/79, discontinued 2000. Originally operated by Westway Coach, later Commuter Bus Systems, subsequently briefly operated by Crosstown Services Inc. During 1990's operated by Du Page Motor Coach Co./Glen Ellyn, which later became Vancom, finally Laidlaw.

408 - Roselle-Glendale Heights - rush hour feeder introduced 5/29/79, discontinued 8/22/80.

409 - Addison-Itasca Feeder - rush hour feeder introduced 3/10/80, discontinued 8/7/81. Operated by Westway Coach.

410 - East Niles Local - introduced 5/2/2016, replacing east portion of route #411. Operated by Village of Niles.

411 - West Niles Local - original free bus service in village of Niles, introduced in 1970's. Basically operated in a large loop between Golf Mill Mall and the CTA bus turnaround on Milwaukee Ave. at Imlay Ave. Operated around the loop in both directions, with the "Regular" route operating counterclockwise and the "Reverse" route operating clockwise. Effective 5/2/2016 split into two separate routes, with the west part of the loop becoming route #411, and the east part of the loop becoming route #410 East Niles Local. Both routes operating both directions. At that time, south end of line revised to operate east on Touhy Ave. to shopping area near the "Leaning Tower" replica. This enabling discontinuing of route #413. Service to CTA turnaround is now less necessary, with all main service on Milwaukee Ave. operated by Pace as route #270, and CTA no longer providing service terminating at Imlay Ave. Operated by Village of Niles.

412 - North Niles Circulator - free bus route in village of Niles, introduced 12/1/83 mainly on Golf Road between Golf Mill Mall and Golf Glen Shopping Center. Operated by Village of Niles.

413 - Niles South End Special - free bus route in village of Niles, introduced 2/14/96. mainly on Touhy Ave. between Milwaukee Ave. and shopping area near the "Leaning Tower" replica. Discontinued 5/2/2016, replaced with new extensions of restructured routes #410 and #411. Operated by Village of Niles.

416 - Woodfield-Elk Grove-Hamilton Lakes - short lived replacement to route #405, introduced 8/7/89. Effective 7/13/90 was combined into route #699. Operated by Robinson Coach Co.

430-434 - Wheeling - short lived group of feeder bus routes introduced in mid 1970's. Some service replaced with introduction of route #234 effective 12/6/76.

440 - Melrose Park - bus service replaced 1/84 by route #441.

441 - Melrose Park - free bus service introduced by village of Melrose Park 1/3/84, discontinued in 2000.

442 - Melrose Park - operated in loop in opposite direction of route #441.