(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
(March 2, 2012) - Starting March 11, 2012, Metra is making minor schedule adjustments on the BNSF line, primarily so that the schedules more accurately reflect actual operating conditions.
Only certain trains on the BNSF line will see... Read more
(February 7, 2012) - Metra is asking its riders to comment about minor schedule adjustments that it is proposing for its Burlington Northern Santa Fe Line (BNSF) to Aurora.
Only certain trains on the BNSF line would see modifications. In most... Read more
(January 28, 2012) - Dear Riders and Taxpayers,
Metra has recently taken steps to implement a fair, consistent and competitive pay structure for its non-union workers. As a result of this process, the salaries of many of those workers are being... Read more
(January 20, 2012) - Starting Jan. 29, 2012, Metra is making minor schedule adjustments on two of its lines, primarily so that the schedules more accurately reflect actual operating conditions. The modifications were made after few objections were... Read more
(January 9, 2012) - Will Wacker Drive reconstruction impact your Metra commute? Starting January 9th,this phase of Wacker Drive reconstruction will affect Wacker Drive between Madison and Jackson streets, including traffic crossing Wacker on Monroe... Read more
(January 4, 2012) - Please be advised that the final round of Public Meetings for the Metra STAR Line Alternatives Analysis have been scheduled for the following locations, dates and times:
Naperville Municipal Center
Meeting Rooms B & C (... Read more
(December 29, 2011) - Due to the expiration of the federal Transit Benefits Equity Act, the amount of pre-tax dollars that you can set aside to pay for your transit costs is being cut. As of January 1, 2012, the amount that you can set aside in your... Read more