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Flossmoor residents’ objections affect Metra schedule changes

Flossmoor residents spoke and the train schedule changed.

Metra announced a tentative new schedule in February, asking for feedback from riders. An online survey was filled out by 534 Flossmoor residents. No other town completed more than 184 surveys.

A public meeting was also held in March in Flossmoor where citizens could voice concerns to Metra officials.

“This is the way it’s supposed to work,” said Tom Dobrez, president of the community action group Flossmoor’s Future. “They put together a plan and said, ‘Here’s a proposal.’ People are able to . . .

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