(February 16, 2013) - The Metra Board in March will begin using a new committee structure that is designed to promote more Board input and oversight, while increasing transparency of the operations of the commuter rail agency.
“These new committees... Read more
(January 30, 2013) - Metra’s 10-Ride Convenience Pass makes it easy:
for occasional commuters.
to share with family and friends.
for small groups traveling together.
anytime! Valid for one year from purchase date.
to get, just order online for... Read more
(January 7, 2013) -
The Metra Board of Directors in December approved the change in fare media policy to price the 10-ride ticket at the cost of 10 one-way fares, instead of nine effective February 1, 2013.
Click here to see the fares effective... Read more
(December 27, 2012) - Announces partnership with Northwestern Medicine and RTA to outfit 300 AEDs on Metra trains
Thanks to a grant from the Regional Transportation Authority, the sponsorship of Northwestern Medicine and the support of Gov. Pat... Read more
(December 13, 2012) - Please accept my sincere apologies for the delays on the UP North line Wednesday night due to an unfortunate pedestrian incident at the Rogers Park Station. Unfortunately, service recovery following such horrible events is... Read more
(December 6, 2012) - Metra, the U.S. Marines and PODS® of Chicago will be spreading holiday cheer next Tuesday, Dec. 11, when they work together on a Toys for Tots toy drive at all downtown Metra stations.
Metra is hoping to transform its trains... Read more
(November 20, 2012) - Dear Riders:
This evening you may have seen an investigative report on CBS talking about Metra’s ADA Accessible facilities. We would like to take this opportunity to respond to the issues brought up in the report, share with... Read more
(November 16, 2012) - Metra has proposed a change in the cost of a 10-ride ticket so that it would equal 10 one-way fares, rather than the current practice of having the price equal nine one-way fares. The change, which would start Feb. 1, 2013, is... Read more
(November 14, 2012) - Metra on Wednesday debuted new Highliner cars for the Metra Electric Line and dedicated the first car to the late Board Member Elonzo “Lonnie” Hill, who was a strong advocate for public transportation and pushed hard for the... Read more
(November 2, 2012) - The Metra Board of Directors on Friday unanimously elected Director Jack Partelow to a four-year term as the Board’s vice chairman.
At the same meeting, Brad O’Halloran of Orland Park was selected as the Board’s new chairman... Read more