Tag: Metra budget cuts

Metra proposes 2021 budget with no service cuts – for now

Metra’s 2021 proposed $700 million operating budget does not call for fare increases or service cuts from present levels, but it will require $70 million in cuts unless the agency receives additional COVID-related financial assistance. Metra also detailed a 2021 capital budget of $386.4 million that continues significant investment in[Read More…]

Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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