As the world continues to reel from the impact of the coronavirus, commuter rail operations have hit the skids. Earlier this week, RT&S reported on the troubles at MBTA in Boston, which
Metra announced yesterday that it would not charge medical professionals, and other medical personnel, to ride their trains at least through April 7th. All the rider needs to do is show an
The Chicago Daily Herald is reporting that Metra, the commuter rail agency for Chicago, may need to begin operating three more of its eleven routes into the city. The three routes in
Last year’s polar vortex in the Chicago area was no joke, and it might not be a no-show this winter season.
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