SUBURBAN TRANSIT ROUTES

ROUTES 448-465

SOUTH/FEEDER ROUTES

Most of these routes were operated by South Suburban Safeway Lines, which the RTA acquired in 1983, and was managed by ATE Management until 1985, when it became the Pace South Division. All of these routes in the south suburbs were eventually discontinued.


448 - South Holland - rush hour feeder serving Harvey Metra station introduced 1/2/79, suspended amidst RTA funding crisis from 1981 until 9/9/85. Finally discontinued 10/19/2001

451-454 - Homewood Feeders - three routes #451-#452-#453 introduced by village of Homewood in early 1970's, operated by Kickert School Bus Lines. Effective 4/24/78, South Suburban Safeway Lines assumed operation of routes, and added route #454. Routes #451-#452-#453-#454 respectively served the southeast, northeast, southwest, and northwest sides of Homewood. Routes #453 and #454 were discontinued 12/20/96, and routes #451 and #452 were discontinued 2/7/2010.

454-456 - Homewood Shopper - three routes introduced by village of Homewood in early 1970's, operated by Kickert School Bus Lines, subsequently discontinued.

455 - University Park-Lincoln Mall - introduced 1/11/88, discontinued 10/14/88. Operated by Greyhound under contract.

460 - Hazel Crest Feeder - introduced 4/24/78, discontinued 2/7/2010.

461-464 - Downers Grove - three routes introduced by village of Downers Grove in 1973, and for many years operated completely independently of Pace. Route 464 was added 1/1/2006, effective 6/13/2016 consolidated into route 462. In 2014, routes assumed under contract by First Student/Westmont.

465 - Belmont Station-Esplanade Shuttle Bug - reverse feeder route introduced 4/6/2015. Operated under contract by First Student/Westmont.