Metra Offering Free Rides To Kids On Thursday For 'Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day'Metra, the Chicago area's commuter rail agency, is making it cheaper for parents to take part in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
Metra Riders Can Now Report Safety Concerns Using New AppMetra riders can now download the COPS app that allows users to discreetly report security concerns to police from the train or station.
Residents Riled About Proposed CTA South Loop Station"We're worried about crime. The Red Line is kind of notorious for crime and we're worried about."
Train Crossing Warning Signal Failure In West BeverlyDrivers got quite a scare at a Southwest Side railroad crossing when a freight train rolled through with no warning on Dec. 28.
Comfort Dogs Available For CPD Officers In Need Following Deaths Of Two Officers Fatally Struck By TrainDuring this incredibly difficult time following the deaths of two Chicago Police officers struck and killed by a train in the line of duty, the Lutheran Church Charities K-9 comfort dogs are offering their assistance.
Neighbors And Friends Remember Officers Fatally Struck By Train In The Line Of DutyThey had roles more important than police officers: They were dads and husbands.
Man Struck By Train SurvivesA man was struck by a train and survived at 71st and South Exchange in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood Friday night.
Metra Train Fire Forces Train Evacuation Riders were forced to evacuate a Metra Train in Morton Grove at Lincoln and Ferris avenues Monday night.
70-Year-Old Fatally Struck By Pink Line CTAAccording to the CTA, Cicero resident Maria Torres attempted to cross the tracks near 22nd and Cicero Ave. when the incident occurred.
Free Rides On The CTA For The First Day Of SchoolFor the rest of the school year, elementary and high school students can ride for 75 cents.
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.
Family Saves Wheelchair-Bound Man From Speeding TrainIncredible video shows how good Samaritans came to the rescue of a man in a wheelchair, who had become stuck on the railroad tracks.
Metra Begins To Modernize Seats, Adding Armrests, Large CupholdersMetra announced Thursday plans to start modernizing its seats – and that means losing and gaining some conveniences.
Amtrak Passenger Shoots Train Conductor In NapervilleOfficers found the shooting suspect being held down by fellow passengers.
All Aboard "The Joliet Rocket!"Preparations are underway for an event that gives participants the chance to ride a vintage train from Joliet to downtown Chicago.