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(October 6, 2017) - Metra has proposed a 2018 operating budget of $797.2 million that includes fare increases and, for the first time, cuts in service in order to close a $45 million budget deficit caused by rising expenses, a reduction in state aid...
(October 6, 2017) - Metra in September posted an on-time performance rate of 95.2 percent, exceeding its goal for the 31st consecutive month. Metra’s goal is to operate at least 95 percent of its trains on time. Like the rest of the U.S. commuter...
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