Tag: Metra schedule

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…]

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Final new Metra Electric schedule released, officials say Flossmoor input heeded

Metra released the new train schedule with adjustments required by the new Positive Train Control safety system. Officials said they took into account suggestions from Flossmoor and other suburban commuters as best they could. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial[Read More…]

Metra switching to alternate schedules on March 23 due to coronavirus

Metra announced on Thursday that commuter rail service will begin operating an alternate weekday schedule on Monday, March 23, to adjust for the reduced number of riders due to school closures, work-from-home mandates and other consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. It will operate its normal weekend schedules this weekend on lines that[Read More…]

Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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