(July 3, 2012) - Furthering its goal of soliciting input and engaging in dialogue with its major stakeholders, Metra is asking its riders, the public, elected officials and others for their help as it begins to craft its first strategic plan in... Read more
(July 3, 2012) - Metra has unveiled a major new enhancement to its website with the debut of the new “Rail-Time Tracker” feature.
The feature, available on both the desktop and mobile Metra websites, allows riders to check the status of the next... Read more
(June 14, 2012) - Beginning June 16th and continuing through September 3rd, a special event schedule will be in effect. Shaded trains may be subject to minor delays due to Chicago Special Events. Please see below for complete schedule details.
... Read more
(May 30, 2012) - A customer satisfaction survey commissioned by the Regional Transportation Authority indicates that Metra customers overall were highly satisfied with the service we provide.
Public transit as whole in the Chicago region received... Read more
(May 18, 2012) - Thanks to the CTA, Metra Electric riders affected by station closures and service adjustments due to the NATO Summit will be allowed to use their Metra passes and tickets to board CTA buses and trains on Monday, May 21.
For more... Read more
(May 16, 2012) - Effective Thursday, May 17th through Monday, July 16th, a construction schedule will be in effect on the North Central Service and Milwaukee West to accommodate track work between Western Avenue and Franklin Park. Scheduled trains... Read more
(May 11, 2012) - Most Metra riders will not see service changes as a result of the NATO Summit on May 19-21, even most riders of the Metra Electric Line, which passes under the summit facility at McCormick Place.
Updated Map: NATO Metra Electric... Read more
(April 11, 2012) - Metra has taken another step towards transparency, announcing today that all documents relating to upcoming meetings of the Board of Directors are being posted online in advance of the monthly meetings.
The posting of board... Read more
(March 28, 2012) - Metra today cautioned that a failure by Congress to extend the current federal transportation law and / or adopt new legislation would endanger multiple capital projects planned for 2012.
“If this bill is allowed to expire,... Read more
(March 9, 2012) - Metra Acting Chairman Larry Huggins and CEO Alex Clifford on Friday unveiled a major new convenience for Metra customers: credit card ticket vending machines at three downtown terminals.
“We are happy to give our riders yet... Read more