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May 22, 2014

Chicago's Metra allowing customization of email alerts

The new "Customize Your Commute" program will allow riders to individually choose when to receive email service alerts and give them the option to sign up for a variety of other emails about specialized topics.


December 11, 2012

Study: $2B annually needed to improve Chicago transit

The Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University suggested the amount as necessary to keep the region's aging mass transit system in working order.


July 18, 2012

Chicago Metra upgrades railcar amenities

The program aims to rehabilitate 176 cars with features such as doors with sensitive edges, new LED signs and wheelchair lifts.


June 24, 2011

Chicago to ease rail congestion with $126M ARRA grant

The Illinois DOT will invest the funds in the Englewood Flyover, a grade separation project south of Chicago Union Station that eliminates one of the most delay-prone intersections in the entire Amtrak system. It separates Rock Island District Metra commuter trains from Amtrak passenger trains traveling on the Norfolk Southern corridor.


February 10, 2009

Clear Channel tests wrap on Chicago train car

Ad from the Illinois Bureau of Tourism will feature the likenesses of the four presidents with Illinois roots: Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses Grant, Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama.


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