ChicaGo DASH


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The ChicaGo DASH is an express commuter bus service from downtown Valparaiso to downtown Chicago. Utilizing 53-passenger coach buses, the DASH allows you to travel in comfort to the vast employment, shopping, and educational opportunities of Chicago without the hassles of the traditional suburban commute. Lavatories, WI-FI, satellite TVs, free parking, and even bike racks are just some of the great features offered by the DASH. Follow the links on the sidebar for more information.


This service is brought to you by the City of Valparaiso and the Valparaiso Redevelopment Commission with financial support from the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority. Additional financial support comes from the Federal Transit Administration and the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC).

ADA Notice 

To View the ADA Notice, Alternative Formats, and ADA Grievance Procedure, please click here

Lollapalooza Modified Schedule

The ChicaGO Dash will run a modified PM schedule on Thursday, August 1st & Friday, August 2nd due to Lollapalooza. Buses will NOT be stopping at Michigan & Randolph to avoid heavy foot traffic and road delays. Normal service will resume on Monday, August 5th. Below is the modified schedule for August 1st & 2nd PM Buses: 

BUSMichigan & Randolph LaSalle & Wacker Clark St. Valparaiso 
BUS #1---3:40 PM 3:50 PM5:10 PM 
BUS #2---4:25 PM4:35 PM5:50 PM
BUS #3---4:40 PM4:50 PM6:10 PM
BUS #4---5:10 PM5:20 PM6:40 PM
BUS #5---5:40 PM5:50 PM7:10 PM

Alternate Formats Available.

Contact: Don Lorntzen (219) 462-1161 or  

ChicaGO Dash Expansion Schedule

 ChicaGO Dash Expansion Schedule