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- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
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Metra To Replace 11 Old Bridges Through Lakeview As Part Of Union Pacific North Line Overhaul
Metra is replacing 120-year-old bridges from Fullerton Avenue to Cornelia Street. Neighbors can learn more at a Thursday night virtual meeting.
Metra’s New Edgewater Station Delayed Yet Again As City Nixes Transit Agency’s Green Groundwater Plan
The project, originally announced in 2012, had construction start dates of September and May. It has been delayed once again.
Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Planned For Andersonville Community Garden As Neighbors Fight To Save Ailing Species
The West Edgewater Area Residents group will host an info session Thursday on plans to build a butterfly sanctuary at its community garden.
Cook County’s Pilot Program Aims To Boost Metra Electric, Rock Island Ridership By Slashing Fares In Half
Fares have been cut by about 50 percent along the Metra Electric line through Southeast Chicago and Metra's Rock Island line, while Pace's Halsted Street route is receiving service improvements.
Construction Starts Soon On Auburn Park Metra Station Along Rock Island Line
The three-year, multimillion dollar project promises to give Auburn Gresham an economic boost.
Final Phase Of $30 Million Ravenswood Metra Overhaul, Bridge Replacement Scheduled To Launch In October
The $30 million project to renovate 11 bridges along Metra’s UP-N line and build a Ravenswood train station was first announced in 2010.
Long-Delayed Edgewater Metra Station Will Break Ground This Year
Work is slated to begin in September on a project first announced in 2012.
Metra Riders Say Trains Are Empty As Workers Stay Home, But Ridership Steady So Far On The CTA, Agency Says
CTA riders are still packing buses and trains, the agency says, but that might change as more businesses urge staffers to work from home.
3 Adults, 1 Child Seriously Injured When Car Hit By Metra Train In South Shore
The crash came hours after a pedestrian was hit by a train along Metra's South Chicago line near 73rd Street.
Metra’s Grayland Station And Bridge Getting Upgrades
Construction on the $22.3 million project is expected to start before the end of summer.
Overhaul Of 59th Street Metra Station Will Bring Back Long-Closed Entrance, Add Accessibility
Plans to install an elevator would make the station accessible, while the 60th Street entrance — closed for more than three decades — would be reopened.
New Edgewater, Auburn Gresham Metra Stations Finally Back On Track After State Funding Restored
The latest timeline has the project expecting to break ground in spring of 2020 and taking about a year to complete.
New Beverly Pizza Restaurant That Aims To Fund Programs For Englewood School Derailed By Metra Construction
"This has slowed everything down. I've got bread growing mold, sausages and vegetables going bad," said Tamar Manasseh, founder of Mothers Against Senseless Killings.
Metra Cleans Up Trash Piles After Neighbor Complains On Twitter, But Littering Still A Big Problem Near Hermosa Park
Within 90 minutes of the post about a filthy area behind a Metra fence, the agency dispatched crews and cleaned it up.
Setting Tracks On Fire, Golf Clubbing Brakes And Other Ways The Trains Keep Moving In Chiberia
The CTA has "snow fighter" trains. How cool is that?
This Is Why Metra Sets Its Tracks On Fire In The Really Cold Weather
"We are warming up the tracks so that we can make the repair, but it's not something we do in normal service to warm the tracks," a Metra spokesman said.
Minority Contractors Looking To Get A Piece Of Multimillion Dollar Railroad Project Gather In Englewood
The networking event aimed to show minority-owned businesses how to get a leg up on the bidding process.
Metra Electric Line Hit So Hard With Fraud It’ll Stop Selling Monthly Passes At Some Stations
Passengers outside of Downtown stations won't be able to buy 10-ride passes at vending machines, either.