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Public Transportation

Local Bus Service


Pace On Demand

Pace On Demand (formerly known as Call-n-Ride) offers reservation-based, shared-ride service in 11 designated service areas throughout the suburban region. Book online or call to reserve your trip at least one hour in advance, and pay with Ventra or cash when boarding. On Demand is open to the general public, so anyone can book a trip and ride the service, as long as the trip starts and ends within one of the On Demand zones. For more information, including rates, schedules, or to reserve a ride, visit or call 630.379.2452.

Pace Rt. 801–Elgin to Geneva

Provides weekday and Saturday service between Elgin and Geneva, serving the Elgin Transportation Center, Elgin Metra Station, South Elgin, Geneva Metra Station, Kane County Judicial Center and businesses on Randall Road between IL 38 and Hopps Road. Connects with Route 802 for service to Aurora as well as the Pace On Demand service for St Charles. Pay with Ventra or cash when boarding.  For more information, including rates and schedules visit

Train Service

The Metra Union Pacific West Line stops at the Geneva station, 328 Crescent Place. For more information, including schedules are fares, visit

Reduced Fare Programs for Seniors, Low-Income, or Disabled Riders

Ride in Kane

Ride in Kane provides door-to-door paratransit services to more than 10,000 senior, disabled, and low-income riders throughout Kane County each month. Riders must be registered. Residents living within St. Charles city limits can register at the Municipal Building, 2 E. Main Street. For more information, including eligibility, rates, or to schedule a ride, visit or call 888.480.8549. 

RTA Free or Reduced Fare Programs

The RTA, CTA, Metra, and Pace offer reduced and free fare programs for eligible seniors, low-income riders, persons with disabilities, Medicare card holders, and military personnel. For more information, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, visit or call 312.913.3110.

updated Dec 15, 2022