Millennium Station’s Randolph/Michigan elevator has been broken for months, with no word on fixing it
We decoded Metra's confusing directions for how to access Millennium Station by elevator while the Randolph/Michigan lift is indefinitely out of commission.
First day of new Metra fares sees long lines at downtown terminal ticket machines
While Metra's new fare system and ticket machines have some predictable learning curves, hopefully more customers will soon get accustomed to to using them.
Access Pilot Program kicks off tomorrow, expanding Metra’s reduced fares to include low-income riders who aren’t elderly or disabled
The initiative starts will run through July 31, 2025, thanks to the combined efforts of the Regional Transportation Authority, Metra, and Cook County.
What does Metra’s permanent “bikes on all trains” policy, starting Thursday, mean for you?
The commuter railroad will also add more space for bicycle parking by installing bike racks on 50 train cars, for starters.
Metra closed BSNF Line ticket windows today, remaining ticket windows will shut down on February 1
A Metra spokesperson said there were several factors that made them decide to make the ticket counters go the way of the dodo bird.
Metra Bike Car 1.5: Rolling in with space for bikes of all shapes and sizes
After months of pressure from "the bike guys" at board meetings, and only one month after the initial announcement, Metra unveiled its new Bike Car prototype.
Kam Buckner: South Shore and MED runs stop at the same stations, so why don’t we let South Shore trains pick up MED riders?
Hopefully Buckner and other cool heads at the railroads and local transportation agencies will prevail to find a solution.
Metra approves 2024 budget, creating new fare structure
Second time was the charm for the Metra fare revamp, as the railroad’s board unanimously approved the new fare policy.
Metra: We want to accommodate bicycles on 100 percent of trains
Metra revealed some of its plans to accommodate more bikes on more trains in a first-of-its-kind presentation and Q&A on Monday night.