Transparency is a key Metra value.
In an effort to provide the public with information, Metra’s Board had this page created as a resource to access data as well as other useful information about Metra.
The goal is not only to make it simple to get information and records from Metra, but also to give riders and the public time to view and comment on important strategic and operational issues under consideration at the agency.
Metra’s Contact Us page lists all the ways to get in touch with various Metra departments.
BOARD AND SENIOR LEADERSHIP
Information on Metra’s Board and Senior Leadership including contact information.
Board Meeting Information including meeting calendar, agendas, Board packets, and minutes.
Obtaining Records from Metra lists ways to file a Freedom of Information Act request or obtain various records. Metra has a FOIA hotline for instructions and questions about filing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests: 312-663-FOIA (3642).
Click here to view FOIA requests and responses.
The Purchasing/Procurement page lists current Invitations for Bids and Requests for Proposals, as well as recent procurement awards.
RTA REGIONAL TRANSPARENCY PORTAL
RTA SALES TAX INFORMATION
A portion of Metra’s revenue is distributed by the RTA from their Sales Tax Revenue. Information on RTA Sales Taxes can be found here: http://www.rtams.org/rtams/salesTaxHome.jsp. Through that site you can see the breakdown of how much revenue the RTA collects in different counties and the allocation of funds to different agencies.
OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE INSPECTOR GENERAL
The Illinois Office of Executive Inspector General (OEIG) serves as Inspector General for Metra and the other regional transit boards (RTA, CTA, and Pace). This page contains information about that office and ways to report misconduct, fraud or abuse related to Metra.