In addition to MCRide, there are four Pace fixed bus routes operating in McHenry County. The benefits of riding fixed bus routes are not having to call ahead to schedule a trip and (depending on the trip distance) a lower fare for the rider.
Pace Fixed Bus Routes*
Pace's fixed bus routes run on a set schedule Monday through Friday. The 806, 807, and 808 only have service during the morning and evening rush hours.To download the Pace bus schedules, click on the links below:
Pace Route 806 (Crystal Lake to McHenry/Johnsburg to Fox Lake)
Pace Route 807 (Woodstock to McHenry)
Pace Route 808 (Harvard to Woodstock to Crystal Lake)Pace Route 550 (Elgin to Crystal Lake)
RTA Free/Reduced Fare Permits for Seniors & Disabled Persons
Another benefit of the Pace fixed bus routes, is that they accept the RTA Free/Reduced Fare Permits for Seniors (over 65) and disabled (over 16). You must register for the program and provide documentation to receive the discount.
Pace ADA Paratransit
Pace Suburban Bus is required by the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act to provide customers whose disability or health condition prevent them from using Pace fixed-route services for some or all of their travel. Only persons certified by the RTA are eligible to ride ADA Paratransit. Service area is within 3/4 of a mile of Routes: 806, 807, 808, & 550.
Pace Bus 807 shelter at the McHenry County Administration Building