For decades transportation planning in Cook County has focused largely on moving cars as quickly as possible through our streets, but it looks like that approach may be changing at last.
In its proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Program and Budget, Metra announced it's prepared, if necessary, to implement a ten-year plan for regular fare increases to fund not only its day-to-day operations,
Last week, Metra unveiled its rail line improvement plans for the next ten years – and it’s not going to be cheap.
After hearing from a growing number of bicyclists who ride Metra, Metra leadership took positive steps to better accommodate bicyclists today with changes to its bikes on trains policy.
A new report highlights the lack of connectivity in our regional transit system and demonstrates the need for increased investment to avoid falling further behind our peer cities throughout the wor
This week the American Public Transportation Association released a report showing that nationwide, tran
Here at Active Trans, we’re keeping the pressure
What do air conditioning, Scotch tape and some of Metra’s mos
Recently, we at Active Trans asked our members to share with us a few of their recent experiences with Metra as 2014 kicked off.
Metra Interim Executive Director Don Orseno was remarkably contradictory in recent weeks about the transit agency’s priorities.