Pace's fixed-route buses are a convenient way to travel, providing quick and economical service to work and shopping centers. The northwest transportation center is a hub for many of these routes and is located at the intersection of Woodfield Rd and Mall Dr. Commuters can park in the lot for free or at one of the parking lots nearby for a small fee.
A new ADA transfer facility is being built adjacent to the northwest transportation center. Upon completion, the new facility will provide an inside waiting area for passengers and expanded capacity to accommodate the demand for transit services in northwest suburban Illinois. The facility will also feature accessible pedestrian pathways to the buses from both Mall and Kimberly drives.
Founded in 1954, Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC) has long been recognized as the world's first and premier interdisciplinary research institution for transportation. Now housed in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, NUTC continues to impact local, regional, national, and international transportation through education and research, policy and management, and technical assistance.
NUTC is now the Regional University Transportation Center for Federal Region 10, serving as a research engine, an applied technology showcase, a workforce development base, an educator, and a source of information. Funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the University Transportation Center program will continue its work to address important regional transportation challenges including: Transportation equity and accessibility; multimodal system integration; safety, reliability and resiliency; and human-system integration.