Union Pacific entered into agreement to sell some or all 41 stations, including at Crystal Lake, Fox River Grove, Woodstock, Harvard and McHenry
“There are more positives than negatives, with very little direct impact on the negatives,” Crystal Lake's mayor said. “I don’t think it’s going to affect traffic very much, but I think it will benefit the hotels and restaurants and give Crystal Lake some exposure."
Ridership across all Metra lines is still about 19% of where it was before the pandemic
Metra is adding one morning and afternoon train on the Union Pacific Northwest line and making changes to existing stops.
No one was injured Saturday after a Metra train crashed into a vehicle that was parked on an active crossing, officials say
A project to move a Metra rail yard to Woodstock is one of the larger initiatives in McHenry County that could receive federal dollars as part of a proposed infrastructure bill making its way through Congress.
Metra ridership has been ‘steadily rising’ from pandemic lows since January after plateauing around 10% of regular levels
State agency allocated more than $170 million in its 2021 capital program