Freedom of Information / Transparency

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    Transparency is a key Metra value, an essential way we can make sure we're My Metra to you.

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    In an effort to provide the public with information and useful data, Metra created this page as a resource. The goal is not only to make it simple to get information and records from Metra, but also to give customers and the public time to view and comment on important strategic and operational issues under consideration at the agency.

    If you can't find something you are looking for please visit our Contact Us page to get in touch with various Metra departments.

    Information About Metra

    • A brief description of Metra and its purpose can be found here.
    • Information regarding Metra's operation and performance can be found here.
    • Metra’s operating budget can be found here.

    RTA Regional Transparency Portal

    The RTA Regional Transparency Portal provides data related to the expenditures, contracts, and employee information for the RTA, CTA, Metra and Pace. The portal also includes safety data from the National Transit Database. All data on the portal is updated on a monthly basis. 

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    RTA SALES TAX INFORMATION

    A portion of Metra’s revenue is distributed by the RTA from a regional transportation sales tax. Information on RTA sales taxes can be found here. Through that site you can see the breakdown of revenue collected in different counties and the allocation of funds to different agencies.

    On-Time Performance and Ridership Reports

    Budgets and Financial Statements

    2021 Operating, Capital Program, and Budget Book

    Operating, Capital Program, and Budget Book

    2020 Operating, Capital Program, and Budget Book

    Operating, Capital Program, and Budget Book

    2019 Operating, Capital Program, and Budget Book

    Operating, Capital Program, and Budget Book

    2018 Operating, Capital Program, and Budget Book

    Operating, Capital Program, and Budget Book