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Posted on: January 11, 2023

DeKalb Transit Increasing Frequency of Elburn Bus Service

Huskie buses stopping on the NIU campus

The DeKalb Public Transit System will be running increased frequency to and from the city of DeKalb to the Elburn METRA train station starting Tuesday January 17, 2023.

During regular service, the route 12 (Elburn) will increase its AM trips from two to five trips each morning and from one trip to five trips each evening Monday through Friday. Regular service run on Saturday and Sunday (AM and PM) will not change, but the times may have been adjusted.

During break service, the route 12 (Elburn) will increase its AM trips from one to three trips each morning and from one trip to three trips each evening Monday through Friday. Break service run on Saturday and Sunday (AM and PM) will not change, but the times may have been adjusted.

The departure times of the trips have changed to adapt to the service times change Metra introduced on December 5, 2022.

Boarding locations for the route 12 are located at:

  • DuSable Turnaround (University Circle) – bus stop #484
  • Lincoln Hwy at Pearl St – bus stop #536
  • Locust St at 2nd St – bus stop #623
  • Pleasant St at 10th St – bus stop #667
  • In Cortland located at Chestnut Ave at Somonauk Rd. – bus stop 670
  • At Elburn Metra station – bus stop #662

The full schedule can be found here.

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