Commuter Rail Station located
at 123rd Street and 82nd Avenue serves the Village area.
Metra schedules are available at the Kaptur
Administrative Center or by calling Metra at 312-322-6777
or Clicking here.
There is no train service on
Sunday or the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial
Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas
commuter parking lot is available to the public on a first
come basis for a minimal daily fee ($1.25 / per day pay
One year and 6 month parking permits are also available at
the Kaptur Administrative Center.
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Metra Parking Placard
The Village of Palos Park is selling Metra Parking Placards
on a monthly, semi-annual and annual basis. Payment can be
made either by check, cash or credit card. The Metra Parking
Placards may be purchased at the Palos Park Village Hall,
8999 West 123rd Street, Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. and at Crooked Arrow in the Palos Park Metra
Station from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Fill out application,
include your payment and drop it in the drop box at the
Village Hall. If you have any questions please call
Placards must be placed in the lower driverís side corner of
vehicleís front window.
The placard, like the daily cash payment method, is valid
only Monday through Friday from Ĺ hour prior to the first
inbound train to Chicago until a Ĺ hour after the last
outbound train from Chicago. It does not cover overnight or
weekend parking. Please note that having a placard does not
guarantee a parking space.
Bicycle Policy 2013
For 2013, bicycles are permitted on all weekday trains
arriving in Chicago after 9:30 A.M. and leaving Chicago
before 3:00 P.M. and after 7:00 P.M., and on all weekend
trains. There are some exceptions,
for more information, go to
reminder, Metra reserves the right to prohibit bicycles if
coaches are crowded or access is impeded, and makes no
assurances that space will be available for bicycles.
Individual cyclists must be at least 16 years old. Riders
aged 12 through 15 must be accompanied by an adult. Children
under 12 are not permitted.
Metra Stationís Payment Drop
A Payment Drop box is located at the Metra Station outside
the main entrance on the east side of the building.
Kaptur Administrative Center
A Payment Drop Box is located on the east side of the Kaptur
Administrative Centerís parking lot. Residents can drop off
utility bills, parking citations, and recreation
Pace Bus Schedule
Contact Pace Bus:
Pace Passenger Services:
Palos Park Routes 386 & 384
Provides service from the Midway Airport CTA
Orange Line Station along major
commercial/industrial artery of Harlem
Avenue to 127th. Includes rush hour service
to 127th and Homan. Alternate trips during
rush hour, and all midday trips, operate to
Orland Square Shopping Center. Also serves
the 5th Municipal District Courthouse, Worth
Metra Station, Toyota Park and Playfield
Plaza. In addition, Toyota Park Express
trips provide direct service to Chicago Fire
games and selected other events at Toyota
Park in Bridgeview from the Midway Airport
CTA Orange Line Station. See the Express
Services to Popular Destinations area for
Toyota Park Express schedule.
Route 386 Schedule |
Route 386 Map
Provides service between Midway CTA Orange
Line Station and Orland Square. Serves
Midway Airport, Ford City and Scottsdale
Shopping Centers, Chicago Ridge Mall,
Chicago Ridge Metra Station and Palos
Route 384 Schedule |
Route 384 Map
P.A.T.S.E. is the door to door bus service for senior
citizens, free of charge.
Donations are Appreciated. Call (708)430-3822 between 8am
and 3pm at least one day in advance. The dispatcher will
schedule the bus to take you to your destination and to pick
you up and return you to your home. The boundaries for this
service are 87th street., Pulaski Ave., 135th St. and Wolf
Senior Ride Free Program
Palos Parkís Kaptur Administrative Center is now
a registration site for the Senior Ride Free
Smart Card. During the registration process,
applicants will be required to present
government issued identification, such as, a
state issued ID, driverís license or passport to
verify their age as well as have a photo taken.
Applying for the Senior Ride Free Smart Card can
only be done in person and will take about 3-4
weeks to process. There is no fee for residents
of Palos Park. A $10 processing fee will be
charged for non-residents.