CHICAGO (CBS)– More commuters are returning to work as Chicago reopens. But some Metra riders say train schedules are slow to catch up.
CBS 2 asked Metra about its plans and the agency tells us they have no firm date on when trains will be running normally again.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Another Wave Of Downpours Coming Early Friday Morning
For now, Metra is slowly making schedule changes based on capacity limits, cost and rider demand. Ridership is still a small fraction of what it was before pandemic.READ MORE: Frank Pietrangelo, Hero Of 1991 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Says He Was Among Those Sexually Abused By Hockey Coach Tom 'Chico' Adrahtas
“Every three or four weeks, we are adjusting one or two schedules of our eleven lines, we expect that to continue,” Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said.
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