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Elimination of Ticket-by-Internet program
First Published - 04/27/2018 - 10:24AM

Due to declining internet ticket sales, Metra is eliminating the Ticket-by-Internet program – which includes recurring orders and one-time sales of Monthly Passes and 10-Ride Tickets on its website. The last day to purchase a Monthly Pass (July) via this program will be June 20 and the last day to purchase a 10-Ride Ticket will be June 30. This action is part of a continuing effort by Metra to identify ways to reduce expenses. Please see alternate purchasing options here.

Last Updated - 05/14/2018 - 3:06PM

Metra, Marines to hold toy drive Dec. 14

(December 12, 2017) - 

For the sixth consecutive year, Metra and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation will spread holiday cheer by hosting a Toys for Tots drive at all downtown Chicago Metra stations on Thursday, Dec. 14. Marines and Metra employees will collect new, unwrapped toys donated by Metra customers during the morning and evening rush hour periods.

What:              Toys for Tots Drive

Where:           All downtown Metra Stations

  • Millennium Station – Michigan Avenue and Randolph Street
  • Van Buren Street Station – Michigan Avenue and Van Buren Street
  • Chicago Union Station – Canal Street and Jackson Boulevard
  • Ogilvie Transportation Center – Madison Street and Canal Street
  • LaSalle Street Station – 414 S. LaSalle Street          

When:         Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

                        Morning rush – 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. 

                        Evening rush – 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.



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