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  • Metra riders may see mobile ticketing in May

    Metra riders may be able to use their smartphones as their train tickets as early as May if all goes as planned, commuter rail agency officials say.
  • Investigation raises safety issues at Metra

    Investigation raises safety issues at Metra
    While acknowledging that Metra is "generally compliant" with U.S. regulations, a federal investigation into three incidents this summer concluded there are "many issues that negatively impact safety." The Federal Railroad Administration, in a report...

    Metra: Mobile ticketing could arrive in May

    Metra: Mobile ticketing could arrive in May
    Metra riders may be able to use their smartphones as train tickets as early as May, officials said Friday. If a February pilot program, with a select group of customers, is deemed successful, all passengers may be able to buy their tickets three...

    Facing fare hikes, Metra riders want all to pay

    Facing fare hikes, Metra riders want all to pay
    With Metra riders facing a 68 percent fare increase over the next 10 years, some of them are raising a common complaint — too many passengers are getting a free ride, because conductors either don't or can't check everyone's tickets. That's...

    Feds say Metra safety 'an area of concern'

    Feds say Metra safety 'an area of concern'
    The Federal Railroad Administration on Thursday announced findings from a review of Metra, which called the commuter rail line "generally compliant" with U.S. safety regulations, but also directed the railroad to take immediate steps to "enhance its...