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10/06/2015 Metra enhances transparency

Metra today announced it has posted a variety of new information on its website, www.metrarail.com, enhancing the agency’s transparency and accountability for its customers and the region’s taxpayers. Read More

10/05/2015 Metra completes installation of charging stations

Metra announced today that it has completed installation of charging stations at four of its downtown stations. Read More

10/01/2015 Metra posts buying plan online

Metra today posted its updated buying plan online to provide prospective vendors, contractors and subcontractors with a list of equipment, goods and services it expects to purchase within the next twelve months. Read More

09/30/2015 Statement from Metra Executive Director/CEO Don Orseno on the introduction of bipartisan legislation to extend the PTC deadline

"On behalf of Metra and our customers, we wish to thank the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for introducing the Positive Train Control Enforcement and Implementation Act of 2015 (H.R. 3651)." Read More

09/21/2015 Metra will have to shut down unless PTC deadline is extended, Metra Board concludes

The Metra Board of Directors today formally called on Congress to extend the Dec. 31, 2015 deadline to install Positive Train Control (PTC), agreeing with a staff analysis that in the current regulatory environment Metra will not be able to legally operate beyond that date. Read More