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Metra seeks public comment on Electric Line schedule changes

Metra has unveiled proposed revisions to its Metra Electric Line schedule and has asked its riders for feedback. The new schedule includes changes made necessary by the implementation of the new Positive Train Control (PTC) safety system. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a[Read More…]

Metra Electric’s new schedule takes effect Sept. 11

Starting Monday, Sept. 11, trains from Homewood and Flossmoor will be running on a new Metra Rail schedule. Commuter rush hour schedules have only slight changes.  Those riding downtown mid-day Monday through Friday and are accustomed to getting trains from Flossmoor leaving at 10 minutes past the hour, will now catch[Read More…]

Metra discontinues cash-only ticket machines on Monday

Homewood and Flossmoor area rail riders will need to take a credit card or mobile device with them starting Monday, May 1. The cash-only ticket machines are being removed from Metra stops.Metra cites steady declines in ticket sales through cash-only vending machines as more customers choose credit cards and mobile[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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