Metra

Metra
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Illinois state funding to support two new Metra stations

Metra, the commuter rail system serving the Chicago metropolitan area, allocated funding last week for two new Chicago stations to its capital program after the state of Illinois confirmed that it would

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RTA eyes 9 Chicago projects, Metra ticket office to close

The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), the agency that oversees the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace Suburban Bus and Pace ADA-Paratransit, is requesting public feedback regarding nine Chicago-area projects being proposed

PTC grants for RailRunner
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FRA gives $46 million in PTC grants in 10 states

Eleven projects to implement positive train control (PTC) systems will split more than $46 million in grants from the Federal Railroad Administration. The winning PTC projects include a wide variety of rail

METRA PTC
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USDOT grant to bolster PTC along Metra lines

Rep. Dan Lipinski of Illinois’ third District has announced that Metra, the commuter railroad serving the Chicago metropolitan area, will receive more than $2 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)