System Facts

Metra oversees all commuter rail operations in the 3,700 square mile northeastern Illinois region, with responsibility for day-to-day operations, fare and service levels, capital improvements and planning. 

This section contains ridership information, links to current expansion projects, and finance & budget information. It also includes other records and links to Chicago area planning bodies and databases.

An overview of information regarding Metra's operation and performance can be found here: Metra Facts 2012