Obtaining Records From Metra

Requests for information and public records of Metra may be submitted to Metra’s Freedom of Information Officer by the following methods:

Via E-mail:
Thomas Stuebner - FOIA Officer
Nicole Both - FOIA Officer
Kathleen Haton - FOIA Officer

To contact any of Metra’s FOIA Officers, please email FOIA@metrarr.com or call 312-663-FOIA (3642).

Via U.S. Mail:
Freedom of Information Officer
15-E
547 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60661

Information About Metra

A brief description of Metra and its purpose can be found here: Metra History

Information regarding Metra's operation and performance can be found here: Metra Facts 2012

As of 3/28/2014, Metra has no part-time employees. The number of full-time employees is 2,596.

Metra’s operating budget can be found here: Program and Budget

The Financial Statements covering the years 2008 - 2011 provide a detailed assessment of Metra's assets, liabilities, revenues, operating expenses and cash flows. The statements were certified by an independent auditor and are located here.

Metra’s only office is located at:
547 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60661

The following are Metra’s Boards and Committees:

Board of Directors
Board Committees
Citizen Advisory Board
ADA Advisory Committee
RTA Board

Records Available Upon Request

The following records may be made available to the general public by contacting the parties identified below and without the need to file a formal request for records to Metra’s Freedom of Information Officer:

Bid Tabulations: Geoffrey Urban

Ridership Reports: Lynnette Ciavarella

Recent open Board or Board Committee Meeting Minutes: On-Line Minutes

Older open Board or Board Committee Meeting Minutes: Elizabeth Murphy

Documents Presented at open Board Meetings: Robert Carlton

Google Transit Feed Specification: Data

Hillard Heintze Report:
Launching The New Metra Office of Inspector General

Blackman Kallick Report:
Risk Assessment and Internal Controls Report

Copying Fees

There is no charge for a paper copy of the first 50 pages (black and white) of any documents requested; there is a charge of 15 cents per page thereafter.  For color copies, abnormal size copies, or copies of documents in electronic form that require special media (e.g., CD or DVD) to produce, an additional charge may apply. There is no charge for copies of documents in electronic form that can be produced via a simple email.