While it is
easy to get to Triton by car and parking is free, active transportation is a
lower cost, healthier, less polluting alternative. Students, staff, faculty and
visitors are encouraged to bike, walk and take Pace buses to and from campus
and to bike or walk while on campus. Triton is partnering with Active Transportation
Alliance and Pace Bus Service to help improve transit alternatives for
students, staff and residents of surrounding communities. Triton is a member of
the Bike2Campus Coalition and Triton representatives have served on the steering
committee for the Melrose Park Active Transportation Plan. Give your input about Pace Bus Service by taking this five-minute survey.
Pedestrians and Cyclists on Campus
capital improvements include new walkways and marked crosswalks with clear
signage that make it easier and safer to walk between buildings, traverse the
parking lots or take a fitness walk. Some improvements work as traffic calming
measures, as well.
years, Triton has increased the number of bike racks on campus, including the newest
installation near the new athletic fields. This makes parking very convenient
for cyclists, wherever they have to go on campus. For more information about
biking at Triton, please go to our Bike2Campus page, here.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Access to Campus
of a new bike/pedway along North Avenue in Melrose Park will make it easier to
bike and walk safely to Triton from the east, west and south. As planned, the four-mile
long path will stretch from the new Des Plaines River bridge to Cornell Avenue.
It will then swing north to Armitage and continue to Mannheim Road. Construction
began in May 2016 at Cornell Avenue and should be completed by the end of the
Pace Bus Service and Free Shuttle to North Avenue
331 stops on campus in front of the Student Center. For those traveling on Route 318, there is free shuttle
service to and from the intersection of North Avenue and First Avenue when classes are in session. Pace Bus
routes and schedules are available online here.. Paper
maps are available at the Office of Student Life on the first floor of the Student
Connection Pass for Students: Unlimited Rides for One Set Cost
The Campus Connection pass is great for
students who rely on public transportation. Triton is a Ventra card retailer: Students
can purchase Pace Campus Connection passes and also 30-day passes for use on both
CTA and Pace. Ventra cards and passes are available at the Cashier’s Office in
the A Building lobby.
These passes are for unlimited rides during the
duration of the pass and can be covered by financial aid. The Campus Connection
Pass, purchased each semester, offers a substantial discount over the cost of
standard 30-day passes or Ventra auto-load. The purchase cost is pro-rated over
The Summer Campus Connection pass is
available starting in late May. The Pace Summer Campus Connection costs $140,
regardless of when it is purchased. The Summer Campus Connection is valid June
1 – August 31. For more information go to the Pace Bus website here.
Help Pace Bus Improve Service: Take
this Short Survey
Dominican University and Concordia University have collaborated with Pace Bus
to improve service in our area, in part by conducting surveys of students and
staff at the three schools. The survey takes about five minutes to complete. We
welcome your input!
Take Survey here.
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