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Metra and Transparency

Coronavirus information
First Published - 06/07/2020 - 2:04PM

Weekday Metra trains are operating on alternate weekday schedules posted here. Weekend trains are operating on Sunday schedules on both Saturdays and Sundays, with no weekend service on the North Central Service, Southwest Service, Heritage Corridor and the Blue Island Branch of the Metra Electric Line. For all other information relating to Metra's response to the pandemic, click here.

Last Updated - 07/07/2020 - 9:09AM

Transparency is a key Metra value.

In an effort to provide the public with information and useful data, Metra created this page as a resource. The goal is not only to make it simple to get information and records from Metra, but also to give customers and the public time to view and comment on important strategic and operational issues under consideration at the agency.

CONTACT METRA

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, Citizens Advisory Board and Senior Leadership.

MEETING INFORMATION

Board Meeting Information including meeting calendar, agendas, Board packets and minutes.

PUBLIC RECORDS

Obtaining Records from Metra lists ways to file a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request or obtain various records. Metra has a FOIA hotline for instructions and questions about filing FOIA requests: 312-663-FOIA (3642).

Subpoena Requests: Send all Subpoena requests to the following address: Metra, Law Department, 15th Floor, 547 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60661.

Click here to view FOIA requests and responses.

OPERATING BUDGET and CAPITAL PROGRAM BOOKS

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

FINANCIAL AUDITS

2019 Financial Statements

2018 Financial Statements

2017 Financial Statements

2016 Financial Statements

2015 Financial Statements

2014 Financial Statements

2013 Financial Statements

2012 Financial Statements

2011 Financial Statements

2010 Financial Statements

2009 Financial Statements

2008 Financial Statements

EXPENDITURES

Visit the RTA Data Portal for Monthly Expenditures to Vendors

EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION

Visit the RTA Data Portal for Employee Compensation

CONTRACTS

The Purchasing/Procurement page lists current Invitations for Bids and Requests for Proposals, as well as recent procurement awards.

Visit the RTA Data Portal for Metra Purchase Orders Greater than $10,000

RTA REGIONAL TRANSPARENCY PORTAL

Portal Link

RTA SALES TAX INFORMATION

A portion of Metra’s revenue is distributed by the RTA from a regional transportation sales tax. Information on RTA sales taxes can be found here. Through that site you can see the breakdown of revenue collected in different counties and the allocation of funds to different agencies.

ON-TIME PERFORMANCE

Monthly On-Time Performance Reports

RIDERSHIP REPORTS

Ridership Information

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.

AUDIT AND COMPLIANCE

Audit Charter

Audit Code of Conduct

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