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Coronavirus information
First Published - 06/07/2020 - 2:04PM

Metra trains are operating on alternate weekday and weekend schedules posted here, with no weekend service on the North Central Service, Southwest Service, Heritage Corridor and the Blue Island Branch of the Metra Electric Line. For all other information relating to Metra's response to the pandemic, click here.

Last Updated - 08/10/2020 - 12:04PM

ADA Advisory Committee


Metra wishes to announce that it is accepting applications for its ADA Advisory Committee. 

The purpose of the Committee is to provide Metra with recommendations on Metra's compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), facilitate a dialogue between Metra and the disability community, and increase the use of Metra's services by people with disabilities.

Applicants must reside in the Metra service area.  If you wish to apply, you must submit a cover letter and resume by mail to Jim Ferneborg, c/o Metra, 547 W. Jackson Blvd, Floor 14E, Chicago, IL 60661, or by email to  

 2020 Meeting Dates

•    Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - View Agenda
•    Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - Meeting Postponed - New meeting date to be determined
•    Tuesday, August 4, 2020
•    Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Meetings are scheduled from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and are held in the 2nd floor Training Room at 547 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Illinois.

Individuals wishing to attend any of these meetings and needing special accomodations should contact Jim Ferneborg seven days prior to the meeting date. He can be reached at 312-322-6766 or at

Metra ADA Advisory Committee Meeting

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Due to constraints caused by the COVID situation, the ADA Accessibility Committee will meet via telephone conference. Normally there are public comments at the end of these meetings. Because this will not be possible we are making the following alteration:

  • You can send your comments to Jim Ferneborg at and these will be read into the meeting minutes by the committee chairman.
  • When the minutes of the August 4, 2020 meeting are produced, they will posted on the ADA webpage and can be read by anyone.                                                       

Click here for a list of committee members.

View Metra Rider's Guide & Stations Guide for Customers with Disabilities here.

ADA Advisory committee Meeting Minutes

February 20, 2018

May 1, 2018

August 7, 2018

November 13, 2018

February 5, 2019

May 7, 2019

August 6, 2019




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