What were the top news stories RT&S was following the week ending Oct. 11. Watch the latest Bells & Whistles by clicking here. For the latest news, go to www.rtands.com.
Metra, a passenger rail service that connects the Chicago suburbs to the city of Chicago, announced a record-breaking capital investment over the next five years. The financial boost comes with no increase
In business, one often needs a scorecard to keep up with who pays who for what. In the case of Metra’s use of Chicago Union Station, Amtrak owns the station and Metra
Metra, the commuter rail system serving the Chicago metropolitan area, is increasing weekend service as a pilot program on two lines this summer.
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
Metra, the commuter rail system serving the Chicago metropolitan area, is closing the ticket office at the Franklin Park Station due to declining on-site ticket sales the station along its Milwaukee District
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
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
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)
Metra has announced that the start of construction of a pedestrian bridge at 41st Street will temporarily close six of its Metra Electric Line stations while work is underway.