Petition Asks CTA To Install Blue Lights To Prevent SuicideA Chicago resident has started an online petition asking Metra and the Chicago Transit Authority to install calming blue lights at all train stations as a way to prevent train suicides.
Metra Plans To Add Trains For Chicago's Pride ParadeMetra announced they will add train services to accommodate those attending the 49th Annual Chicago Pride Parade on Sunday, June 24.
Metra Heritage Corridor and Southwest Service Trains Stalled Due To HeatA spokesperson from Metra says the Metra Heritage Corridor and Southwest service trains are not moving.
Commuter Confusion And Delays As Metra Installs Safety System"It's going to take some time. It is not an instantaneous fix."
Metra Apologizes, Adds Cars To Relieve Overcrowding On BNSF TrainsSome BNSF trains have been so crowded during the morning rush this week, Metra issued a letter of apology, and decided to add extra cars to a half dozen trains beginning Wednesday morning.
Metra BNSF Line Schedule Changes Go Into EffectBig changes are underway as thousands of people who ride Metra’s BNSF line adjust to new schedules.
Metra: Kids Ride Free Memorial Day Through Labor DayChildren ages 11 and under will be able to ride the Metra for free with an adult beginning Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
Man Charged After Suspicious Bags Prompt Evacuation Of Ogilvie Metra StationRajender Chandani, 46, was arrested Wednesday night and charged with disorderly conduct.
Ogilvie Reopens After Bomb Squad Checks Unattended BagsOgilvie Transportation Center has reopened after the building was evacuated around midday Wednesday while a Chicago Police bomb squad investigated two unattended bags.
Cars Parked Near Metra Tracks Hit By TrainPolice say several drivers attending Beverley's annual breast cancer walk parked too close to the tracks and were clipped by a Metra train.
Metra Overtime Soars To $119 Million From 2013 To 2017; One Mechanic Earned $366,000A Metra track inspector and two mechanics have been paid a total of $1.2 million in overtime in the past five years.
Man Killed When Train Hits Car In Blue IslandOne person is dead after a car was hit by a Metra train in south suburban Blue Island.