Superior access to regional transportation routes is one of the most attractive aspects of living in or doing business in New Lenox.
PACE Bus serves the area with public bus transportation and the New Lenox Township handles the Dial-a- Ride program for local residents.
Car Commute Estimates:
Village Hall to Chicago Loop: 47 min
Village Hall to Oak Brook: 25 min
Village Hall to Indiana State Line: 20 min
Village Hall to O'Hare: 45 min
Village Hall to Midway: 30 min
Village Hall to Centerpointe Intermodal Facility: 5 min
Metra Commuter Rail
Rock Island Express Train to LaSalle Station: 63 min
The goal is to provide housing to all sectors of the market with an emphasis on quality. Established neighborhoods combine with new subdivisions provide for comfortable family living and individual lifestyles.
Regional developers and custom home builders offer a wide array of housing options. From multi-family to maintenance-free living, or starter homes to spacious dream homes, New Lenox offers it all.
The combined efforts of the numerous health care options have helped make New Lenox a “health care destination.”
With Silver Cross came partnerships with world-class organizations such as Ann & Robert H. Lurie’s Children’s Hospital of Chicago Outpatient Facility, the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), and the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center.
In 2013, Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center completed its Healing Arts Pavilion on Rt. 30. Within the 55,000 sq. ft. facility, Presence offers a variety of convenient services, including immediate-care, a med spa, and a variety of medical doctors.
The New Lenox Police Department proudly serves its residents and visitors each day. Each member of the Police Department is committed to providing a high level of law enforcement services to residents, businesses and visitors.
The New Lenox Fire Protection District (NLFPD) has four fire stations which cover 36 square miles utilizing about 50 firefighter/paramedics.
The firefighters of the NLFPD are dedicated to the safety of the communities they serve, training everyday on various skills and techniques for both fire and EMS. The NLFPD is proud that nearly 100% of the NLFPD firefighters have advanced their skills from EMT to paramedics. In addition to their mandated training, many of the firefighters and paramedics continue to train for additional certifications in skills such as: technical rescues, water rescue, and HAZMAT. Station 4 is home to Red, the NLFPD’s Certified Search and Rescue Bloodhound. He is also constantly training with his three handlers and each year is re-certified. He has been credited in helping find several people in New Lenox and the surrounding areas.
In addition to providing fire and ambulance services, NLFPD offers various free and minimally priced programs and services to the public. These include:
New Lenox is widely known for world-class concerts held in the “Commons” and those are only a fraction entertainment and events offered to the community.
In recent years, the Triple Play Concert Series has drawn sold-out crowds of 5,000 to the Commons outdoor venue, adjacent to Village Hall. The Concert Series truly is a community event, with the food provided by local New Lenox restaurants. In addition to the Triple Play Concerts, many other programs are planned by the Village, including: