Metra Says Kids May Ride Free During Last Weeks Of DecemberMetra says kids will be able to ride for free during the last two weeks of December.
CPD Increases Patrols Around CTA, Metra After New York ExplosionChicago Police have increased patrols around major transit hubs in the city following an explosion Monday morning near Times Square in New York City.
Metra Rock Island Train Hits Pedestrian In BronzevilleThe 90-year-old man was taken to Stroger Hospital with a broken arm in good condition, according to Chicago Police.
RTA: More Train Troubles Possible Without State FundingRTA Chairman Kirk Dillard told the City Club of Chicago the transit system needs hundreds of millions of dollars for capital projects and upkeep.
Train Delays Possible On 3 Metra LinesTrains on the BNSF, Southwest Service and Heritage Corridor lines could experience delays up to 15 minutes during the Thursday evening and Friday morning commutes,
Metra, Amtrak Delays Expected At Union Station Thursday MorningDelays on Metra and Amtrak trains at Union Station were expected during the Thursday morning commute after a partial train derailment that caused delays throughout the day on Wednesday.
Train Derailment At Union Station A "Warning"Metra's outgoing and incoming executive directors told the Regional Transportation Authority board that the train derailment is a warning.
Delays For Metra, Amtrak After Train Derailment At Union StationA partial train derailment Tuesday night at Union Station is expected to cause “significant delays” on several Metra lines during the Wednesday morning commute.
Metra Train Hits Pedestrian in ElginTrain No. 2210, scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 7:36 a.m., struck the pedestrian shortly after 6 a.m. near the Elgin Station, 109 W. Chicago St., according to an alert from Metra.
Blind Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Metra Train In Midlothian, Guide Dog SurvivesKelly R. Harris, 54, died after being struck by a Metra train in Midlothian; her guide dog survived.
Train Full Of Cubs Fans Evacuated In Evanston After Engine FireThe engine of outbound train 367 on the Union Pacific North line caught fire about 11 p.m. near the Davis Street station in Evanston.
Metra Eyes Another Fare IncreaseMetra's proposed 2018 budget looks to riders to help close a multi million dollar gap. That would start with fare increases.