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Transportation

CTA
For information, call (312) 836-7000
Website: www.transitchicago.com

Green Line
The CTA’s elevated rail line connecting Oak Park, the West Side, Downtown and the South Side. Train runs every 6 to 8 minutes in weekday rush hours; every 10 minutes at most other times; and every 30 to 60 minutes during Night Owl (overnight) periods.

Buses
Website: www.transitchicago.com
www.pacebus.com

The Green Line connects with over 70 CTA and Pace bus routes. Call to obtain a brochure for bus routes and information.

Metra
(312) 322-6777
Website: www.metrarail.com

Trains run from River Grove, Elmwood Park and Mont Clare to Downtown Chicago (Union Station) and other destinations Monday through Friday, and Saturday and Sunday. Call for station information, ticket types and fares, and connecting services. Call Metra for schedules and other information.

Senior Dial-a-Ride Program
The Village of Elmwood Park offers free rides through its Dial-a-Ride program. Rides are available to Elmwood Park residents only – senior citizens (65 years old and older) and residents with disabilities or special needs.

Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Service area boundaries are from Irving Park Road to Lake Street and from Narragansett Avenue to 25th Avenue.

Dial-a-ride stops include Elmwood Park restaurants, markets, banks and the Metra station; Gottlieb Hospital; Harlem and Irving Plaza; Brick Yard Mall; Thatcher Woods Mall; Winston Plaza Shops and downtown Oak Park.

Twenty-four hour notice is needed for pick-up. To arrange for pick-up, call (708) 452-7300.

Airports

Chicago Executive Airport
1020 S. Plant Rd.
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 537-2580

General Mitchell International Airport
5300 S. Howell Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 747-5300

Chicago Midway International Airport
5700 S. Cicero Ave.
Chicago, IL 60638
(773) 838-0600

O’Hare International Airport
10000 W. O’Hare Ave.
Chicago, IL 60666
(773) 686-2200

Waukegan National Airport
3550 N. McAree Rd.
Waukegan, IL 60087
(847) 244-0055

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