Metra To Launch New Round-Trip Ticket, Will End Online Ticketing Program

Friday, May 11, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A Metra train in Chicago. | Photo courtesy of Metrarail.com.

Metra announced today it will introduce the “Round Trip Plus” pass in late summer, which will offer unlimited rides for 24 hours for the same price as a round-trip ticket. Customers will be able to purchase these tickets through the Ventra mobile application.

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1st Ave. Railroad Crossing To Close 8 Weeks For Construction Starting April 16

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

The First Avenue railroad crossing in Maywood will be closed for eight weeks, depending on weather, starting April 16, so that workers can install a third rail line and perform utility and grading work, according to a March 23 statement by released by Union Pacific.

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