Travel & Transportation

CTA

http://www.yourcta.com

1-888-968-7282

METRA Commuter Rail http://www.metrarail.com

1-312-322-6777

PACE Bus Service http://www.pacebus.com

1-312-364-7223

RTA Travel Information

1-312-836-7000

Senior Dial-A-Ride

1-708-335-9600 ext. 118

Transportation

Hazel Crest is a major transportation hub, where Interstate 80 merges with the Tri-State Tollway (Interstate 294). As a result, the Village’s extraordinary location provides immediate access to Interstate 57, Interstate 294, Interstate 394, Interstate 80 and Interstate 94.

The Village is also home to a Metra Station, located at 170th Street and Park Avenue, with 144 commuter parking spaces. The Metra Electric Line transports commuters either north to downtown Chicago at Millennium Station or south to University Park, the last stop on the line. Portions of the Canadian National/Illinois Central intermodal facility and also located in Hazel Crest Proper.

The Village also has an extensive array of state highways:

· The intersection of 175th Street and Kedzie Avenue is located at the center of the Village.

· 167th Street intersects with Kedzie Avenue on the north side of the Village.

· Kedzie Avenue intersects at 183rd Street to the south.

Major arteries:

· 167th Street

· 175th Street

· 183rd Street

· Kedzie Avenue

· Pulaski Road (Crawford Avenue)

· Wood Street

· Dixie Highway

· Governors Highway

PACE SUBURBAN BUS ROUTES

Route 356 – Harvey-Homewood-Tinley Park

Provides daily service connecting Harvey, Markham, Homewood, Hazel Crest, Country Club Hills and Tinley Park via Park Ave., 159th St., Wood St., Dixie Hwy. and 183rd St. between the Harvey Transportation Center and the Tinley Park Mental Health Center.

Route 359 – Robbins/South Kedzie Avenue

North/South route which operates from Homewood Metra Station to 95th/Dan Ryan (CTA) Station. Also serves the Blue Island Metra/Electric Station, Metro South Medical Center, Markham Courthouse, South Suburban Hospital, Lydia Health Care Center, Waterford Estates and Grenoble Square Shopping Center. Between CTA Red Line 95th St. & 124th St./Halsted, buses serve posted stops only.

Route 354 – Harvey-Oak Forest Loop

Clockwise and counter-clockwise loop service from the Harvey Transportation Center on 147th St, Cicero Ave., 167th St, Dixie Hwy. and 154th St. through Harvey, Dixmoor, Posen, Midlothian, Oak Forest, Country Club Hills, Hazel Crest and Markham. Route provides direct service to South Suburban College’s University and College Center in Oak Forest and also serves Pace South Division.

SENIOR DIAL-A-RIDE BUS SERVICE

The Village of Hazel Crest offers a Dial-A-Ride service for $2 per ride to senior citizens 60 years of age and older and to all disabled residents regardless of age.

The Village-operated Pace van includes a wheelchair lift for residents with disabilities. The van will take seniors to and from the Village’s Senior Center, to medical appointments, grocery stores, and many other destinations. Eligible citizens in need of a ride may call (708) 335-9600, Ext. 118.