Regional Capital Program

Capital programming is a core function of the RTA. RTA and the Service Boards have worked to articulate as well as advance a capital strategy for transit projects in the Chicagoland region.

Priority Projects have been identified by the Service Boards. These priority projects are updated on an annual basis. This page shows details about the funding for each priority project.

The 2024-2028 5-Year Regional Capital Program includes over 250 projects that are advancing many of these Priority Projects. The capital projects are shown in the table below, organized by Priority Project and can also be seen in a mapped form on the RTA Capital Projects Dashboard. Each project listing shows the amount of funding programmed in the 2024-2028 Regional Capital Program. Beginning with the 2024-2028 Capital Program, projects are evaluated based on 15 measures which were identified in the new Regional Transit Strategic Plan, Transit is the Answer. All projects in the 2024-2028 program show the detailed evaluations in this site.

The metrics include evaluations of Equity and Accessibility which are used in the performance-based allocation process. The region has committed to dedicating 20% of programmed funds to projects that fulfill the regional goals of improving equity and accessibility for 2025 and beyond as a part of the new performance-based capital allocation process

The Service Boards have met and exceeded the 20% goal for the 2025-2028 budget years.

Detailed analysis of the capital evaluation metrics is included in the Regional Transit Operating Budget and Capital Program

Read more about RTA’s capital programming activities here.

Project Management Oversite (PMO) data is provided for projects that are being actively monitored by the PMO group. Data included current activities, start and end date and budget and schedule status. The following page has a full list of active PMO projects.

Agency Priority Project Mode 2024 Funding 2024-2028 Funding 10 Year Funding Needed 10 Year Unfunded Need
+ CTA Red Line Extension Rail $385,480,519 $704,363,088 $3,947,956,700 $3,243,593,612

Extension of the Red Line from 95th Street to 130th Street

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2024 Funding 2024-2028 Funding PMO
+ Red Line Extension Extension Rail $385,480,519 $704,363,088

Project Details

Description
The Red Line Extension project extends south end of line 5.6 miles and will include four new, fully accessible stations at 103rd Street, 111th Street, Michigan Avenue, and 130th Street. Provides for a share of funding necessary to advance from the engineering to construction phase of project schedule to start in early 2025.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $30,000,000 $30,000,000
State $0 $76,000,000 $288,882,569 $364,882,569
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $309,480,519 $0 $309,480,519
Total $0 $385,480,519 $318,882,569 $704,363,088

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Red Line Extension - Planning, Preliminary Engineering Extension Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
Red Line Extension Planning, Preliminary EngineeringFunds will provide for planning, program management, and preliminary engineering services for the anticipated extension of the south leg of the Red Line. Funding will allow for the CTA to continue project work through the Project Development phase where the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Preliminary Engineering for the project will be completed. CIP also provides the 30% non-Capital Improvement Grant match ($310M) commitment needed to successfully complete Project Development.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $60,240,816 $0 $0 $60,240,816

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ CTA Bond Repayment, Interest Cost & Finance Cost System $205,480,599 $992,830,555 $1,841,370,472 $848,539,917

Support CTA Debt

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2024 Funding 2024-2028 Funding PMO
+ CTA Bond Repayment - Principal/Interest Contingencies and Administration System $205,480,599 $992,830,555

Project Details

Description
Bond Repayment, Interest Cost, & Finance Cost: Provide for debt service and the cost of issuance of bonds, notes and other indebtedness incurred by the CTA.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $205,480,599 $787,349,956 $992,830,555
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $515,036,653 $205,480,599 $787,349,956 $1,507,867,208

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ CTA Railcar Purchase Rail $187,816,008 $421,404,494 $1,166,014,395 $744,609,901

Replacement of 2600- and 3200-series rail cars

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2024 Funding 2024-2028 Funding PMO
+ Purchase Rail Cars - 7000 Series (Base Order 400) Rolling Stock Rail $61,950,715 $77,284,911 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
Purchase Rail Cars - 7000' Series (Base Order 400) - Program funds will provide for the continued cash needs and obligation provisions as identified in the contract documents for the 7000' series rail car Base contract order of 400 cars.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $46,950,715 $15,334,196 $62,284,911
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $15,000,000 $0 $15,000,000
Total $99,186,582 $61,950,715 $15,334,196 $176,471,493

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$713,703,634
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Status conferences continued with CRRC to address/track various items. Revenue service testing ended and production deliveries begun in this reporting period. CTA inspection personnel continue working in China and continue to conduct welded subassembly checks and production car body shell inspections for production cars. There are approximately 62 car body shells in various states of assembly. Final assembly continues on 74 cars in the US. CTA has accepted 48 of the cars thus far for revenue service.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Purchase Rail Cars - 7000 Series Options Rolling Stock Rail $15,371,956 $132,408,232

Project Details

Description
Provides for initial cash needs and obligation anticipated for the Option(s) order to procure up to an additional 256 new 7000' series rail cars.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $15,371,956 $78,969,503 $94,341,459
State $0 $0 $38,066,773 $38,066,773
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $15,371,956 $117,036,276 $132,408,232

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Purchase Rail Cars - 9000 Series Rolling Stock Rail $110,493,337 $211,711,351

Project Details

Description
Funding to acquire new 9000-Series rail cars, CTA anticipates the contract will consist of a Base Order to purchase 300 cars and option(s) for an additional 246 cars.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $103,093,337 $80,688,996 $183,782,333
State $0 $7,400,000 $20,529,018 $27,929,018
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $101,506,663 $110,493,337 $101,218,014 $313,218,014

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Metra Bridge Replacement and Repair Rail $143,795,000 $297,084,423 $2,081,462,250 $1,784,377,827

Replace and repair 61 bridges systemwide.

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2024 Funding 2024-2028 Funding PMO
+ 275-Old 96th Ave. Bridge Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project funds the replacement of Bridge 275 on Metra’s Rock Island District. The 94-year-old bridge spans over 96th Avenue in Mokena at milepost 27.5.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $2,800,000 $0 $0 $2,800,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Bridge 86 - 78th St Entrance Track & Structure Rail $0 $33,160,000 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
Engineering Design, construction, and related services for the replacement of Bridge 86 on the Rock Island (RI) Line will be funded by this project. Bridge 86 dates back to 1916 and spans 78th Street at milepost 8.62 in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood of Chicago. Contemporary construction methods will allow two-track service to be maintained during the bridge replacement. The replacement abutment wall at the south end of the bridge will include ground-floor space for a leasable storefront, a new staircase, and an elevator. The elevator and stairs will provide an accessible pathway from 79th Street to the new Auburn Park station boarding platforms and headhouse. This project is a necessary component of the new Auburn Park station project.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $33,160,000 $33,160,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $14,980,366 $0 $33,160,000 $48,140,366

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$3,000,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The design for the bridge and entrance continued to 90% completion. Design is expected to be complete by Q1-2024.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Bridge A-32 Reconstruction Track & Structure Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
The bridge that carries the Milwaukee District North Line over Milwaukee Avenue near Kilbourne Avenue was built in 1899. It will be replaced with a new bridge with new abutments. Grayland Station, just south of the bridge, will be rebuilt with longer platforms, new public address equipment, visual information signs, shelters with on-demand heat on each side, new lighting and new stairs and ramps, making it fully ADA-compliant.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$38,041,561
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The construction contract was awarded in October 2020 and the construction management contract was awarded in February 2021. The contractor continues to make headway with construction activities by completing drilled shafts, forming & pouring bridge piers and abutment walls. The project is 57% complete.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Bridge A110/56 Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project funds the replacement of Bridges A110 and A56 on Metra’s Milwaukee District North (MD-N) Line. Both bridges were constructed in 1909 and span the North Branch Chicago River. Bridge A110 is located in Northbrook at milepost 21.3 and Bridge A56 is at milepost 10.85 in Chicago just south of the Edgebrook station. This is a multi-year, multi-phase project that will fund design engineering services and any environmental analyses as required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Construction funds are provided in later years.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $4,095,000 $0 $0 $4,095,000

Last Updated 03.15.2023

+ Bridge A318 Track & Structure Rail $0 $7,600,000

Project Details

Description
This project funds design services and the construction of a replacement bridge that will increase the capacity of trains and service on the Milwaukee District North (MD-N) Line. The new Bridge A318 will add a second-track siding over the North Branch Chicago River in Rondout at milepost 32.4. A second-track siding will allow for additional train movements through the Fox Lake Subdivision, which runs northwest of Rondout and includes seven stations. This is a multi-year project that works in concert with the separate projects to improve the Rondout Interlocking, the Rondout CP Tri-State track, and the Lake Forest Crossovers.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $7,600,000 $7,600,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $2,000,000 $0 $7,600,000 $9,600,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Bridge A418 Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project funds the engineering design of a bridge replacement that spans the Mud Creek in Long Lake at milepost 45.8. The project has construction funds in following year to replace the circa 1909 structure on the Fox Lake Subdivision, which runs north-west from Rondout to Fox Lake along the Milwaukee District North Line.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $3,200,000 $0 $0 $3,200,000

Last Updated 03.16.2023

+ Bridge Rehabilitation Program Track & Structure Rail $3,215,000 $6,525,000

Project Details

Description
This on-going project will fund the preliminary engineering phase and environmental analyses as required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for up to five proposed bridge rehabilitation projects per year. Projects that advance to the final design and construction phases will be funded by new, location-specific project numbers as funding becomes available. Specific bridge rehabilitation project locations are to be determined based on reviewing annual bridge condition inspections, bridge sufficiency ratings, and other factors that will inform which bridges can be improved with a life-extending rehabilitation. The bridge rehabilitation program is a multi-year project. Final design and construction funds have not been identified for 2024 activities that will be funded by this project
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $3,215,000 $3,310,000 $6,525,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $3,215,000 $3,310,000 $6,525,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Bridges & Retaining Walls BNS Track & Structure Rail $2,800,000 $10,842,500

Project Details

Description
This project will provide for the rehabilitation of retaining walls on the BNSF commuter line. Retaining wall sections at intermittent locations along the right-of-way will be rehabilitated. This work typically includes complete reconstruction with steel sheet piling, concrete panels or bin wall to prevent retaining wall deterioration that can result in destabilization of the roadbed and in turn lead to track shifting.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $2,800,000 $8,042,500 $10,842,500
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $5,250,000 $2,800,000 $8,042,500 $16,092,500

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Bridges & Retaining Walls MED Track & Structure Rail $1,750,000 $10,450,000

Project Details

Description
These projects improvement of bridges and the rehabilitation of retaining walls at various locations to prevent structural issues. Project funds proactively address deterioration that can result in the destabilization of the roadbed, track shifting, and slow orders. Bridge improvements may include but are not limited to the rehabilitation of wing walls, addressing cracked bearing blocks, renewing bridge seats on abutments, and protective coating. Project funds may be used for engineering design services, installation of outer-track fencing, the addition of concrete panels or bin walls, or reconstruction of retaining wall sections with steel sheet piling as needed. Specific improvements will be determined based on a survey of field conditions.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $1,750,000 $8,700,000 $10,450,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,990,000 $1,750,000 $8,700,000 $12,440,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Bridges & Retaining Walls MWD Track & Structure Rail $500,000 $6,400,000

Project Details

Description
These projects improvement of bridges and the rehabilitation of retaining walls at various locations on the MWD to prevent structural issues. Project funds proactively address deterioration that can result in the destabilization of the roadbed, track shifting, and slow orders. Bridge improvements may include but are not limited to the rehabilitation of wing walls, addressing cracked bearing blocks, renewing bridge seats on abutments, and protective coating. Project funds may be used for engineering design services, installation of outer-track fencing, the addition of concrete panels or bin walls, or reconstruction of retaining wall sections with steel sheet piling as needed. Specific improvements will be determined based on a survey of field conditions.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $500,000 $5,900,000 $6,400,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,250,000 $500,000 $5,900,000 $7,650,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Bridges & Retaining Walls RID Track & Structure Rail $1,750,000 $9,850,000

Project Details

Description
These projects improvement of bridges and the rehabilitation of retaining walls at various locations to prevent structural issues. Project funds proactively address deterioration that can result in the destabilization of the roadbed, track shifting, and slow orders. Bridge improvements may include but are not limited to the rehabilitation of wing walls, addressing cracked bearing blocks, renewing bridge seats on abutments, and protective coating. Project funds may be used for engineering design services, installation of outer-track fencing, the addition of concrete panels or bin walls, or reconstruction of retaining wall sections with steel sheet piling as needed. Specific improvements will be determined based on a survey of field conditions.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $1,750,000 $8,100,000 $9,850,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $2,750,000 $1,750,000 $8,100,000 $12,600,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Bridges & Retaining Walls UPR Track & Structure Rail $1,500,000 $10,900,000

Project Details

Description
These projects improvement of bridges and the rehabilitation of retaining walls at various locations on the UPR to prevent structural issues. Project funds proactively address deterioration that can result in the destabilization of the roadbed, track shifting, and slow orders. Bridge improvements may include but are not limited to the rehabilitation of wing walls, addressing cracked bearing blocks, renewing bridge seats on abutments, and protective coating. Project funds may be used for engineering design services, installation of outer-track fencing, the addition of concrete panels or bin walls, or reconstruction of retaining wall sections with steel sheet piling as needed. Specific improvements will be determined based on a survey of field conditions.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $1,500,000 $9,400,000 $10,900,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $200,000 $1,500,000 $9,400,000 $11,100,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ CREATE EW-2 Bridge Lift Track & Structure Rail $3,040,000 $3,040,000 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project involves lifting a bridge between 78th Street and 79th Street on Metra’s Rock Island Line. The bridge spans over three sets of railroad tracks owned by The Belt Railway of Chicago and Norfolk Southern in Chicago at milepost 8.7. This project is a necessary component of the new Auburn Park station project.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $3,040,000 $0 $3,040,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $4,000,000 $3,040,000 $0 $7,040,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$8,404,189
On Budget
Behind Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The design for the project has been completed. Metra advertised the construction procurement and received only one bid. The proposed cost exceeded the allocated construction budget for the project. Metra made a decision to re-design the project to reduce the risk off of the potential contractor and attract more bids. A change order has been issued to the designer and the re-design is 90% complete.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Evanston Bridge Repainting Track & Structure Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project involves the sanding, abatement and repainting of the Dempster Street and Davis Streetbridges in Evanston on the Union Pacific North Line.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$3,300,000
On Budget
Behind Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The contractor finished painting and applying the protective coating on the bridge in December. Final invoices remain and this will be the final update on this project.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Grand Avenue Bridge Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project funds engineering design services for the replacement of the Grand Avenue Bridge. Three main line tracks utilize the bridge including the Milwaukee District North and West Lines and the North Central Service. The bridge, constructed in 1898, spans over the intersection of Grand Avenue and Homan Avenue at milepost 4.5. Construction funds are provided in future years.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $16,000,000 $0 $0 $16,000,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Gresham Area Bridges Track & Structure Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project funds the remainder of construction costs to replace two bridges on the Rock Island (RI) Line in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood of Chicago. The Vincennes Bridge on the RI Main Line is a concrete structure built in 1916 at milepost 9.75. The Morgan Bridge on the RI Beverly Branch is a timber structure at milepost 10.15 and was erected in 1973 by the now-defunct Rock Island Railroad with the intention of being a temporary solution. Both bridges are named after the Chicago street over which they cross, carry two main line tracks, and will be replaced with resilient concrete bridges.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $17,000,000 $0 $0 $17,000,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$31,816,250
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Design work for the Vincennes Ave. Bridge #98 and Morgan St. Bridge #S-102 were completed. City land swap negotiations are ongoing. Metra is proceeding without the property swap and is investigating the original elevation ordinance for the legal right to construct on City property. The 100% drawings were completed, and vendor selected. The contractor was given the Notice to Proceed in August and kick-off meeting was held in October. The contractor is working on submittals and long lead time items as well as working on permits for the project.

Last Updated 04.15.2024

+ Hickory Creek Bridge Track & Structure Rail $2,750,000 $2,750,000

Project Details

Description
This project funds repair activities to rehabilitate the existing piers and abutments. The existing bridge spans the Hickory Creek.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $2,750,000 $0 $2,750,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $2,750,000 $0 $2,750,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Replace Bridges - 18th to 55th - RID Track & Structure Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
Phase 1 and 2 design and construction are complete. The Phase 3 design task wasissued an NTP in August 2018. The Phase 3 design was completed in July 2019. ThePhase 3 construction contract and construction management contract were bothawarded in September 2020. Construction started with site work in March 2021and is ongoing. Current activities are related to obtaining permits. The estimatedproject completion date for construction is December 2021 to allow enough timefor phase 3 construction.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$120,282,161
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Phase 1 and 2 design and construction are complete. The Phase 3 design task was issued an NTP in August 2018. The Phase 3 design was completed in July 2019. The Phase 3 construction contract and construction management contract were both awarded in September 2020. Construction started with site work in March 2021 and is ongoing. Current activities are related to obtaining permits. The project reached substantial completion in December 2021. This will be the final update on this project.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Stoney Creek Bridge- SWS Track & Structure Rail $2,830,000 $2,830,000 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project funds engineering design services for the replacement of the Stoney Creek Bridge on Metra’s SouthWest Service. The bridge, constructed in 1917, spans over Stoney Creek in Oak Lawn at milepost 16.3. Construction funds are provided in future years.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $2,830,000 $0 $2,830,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $2,830,000 $0 $2,830,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$8,500,000
On Budget
Behind Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
This project is in the design phase. There are some delays related to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process and the Illinois State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) review. The 30% design has been completed. Once the NEPA and SPHO process is complete, work will continue on the design to advance to 60%.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ UP North Line - North 11 Bridges and Ravenswood Station Track & Structure Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project involves the replacement of 22 bridges on the UP North Line in Chicago, Illinois. The structural scope of work will include, but not be limited to, replacement of existing stone abutments, retaining wall construction, steel spans, and decks. Also, some track work will be accomplished between the bridges, including the replacement of wood ties with concrete ties, and some commuter station modifications will be required, including the Ravenswood Station. To ensure reliable train operations, theproject will include various signal improvements, including: new interlockers at Addison Street (MP 5.0) and Rosehill (MP 7.3, between Balmoral Avenue and Bryn Mawr Avenue), and upgrades to the Deering interlocker (MP 3.2). In
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$50,255,463
On Budget
Behind Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The bridge construction has been completed in September 2021. The station contractor reached substantial completion in August 2023. The contractor continues to address punch list items on the station. The station had a soft opening at the beginning of August and its opening ceremony at the beginning of October. This will be the final update of this project.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ UP North Line - South 11 Bridges Track & Structure Rail $117,000,000 $179,216,923 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project will provide for the reconstruction of bridges and retaining walls on the Union Pacific North Line, and Ravenswood Station.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $117,000,000 $56,400,000 $173,400,000
State $0 $0 $5,816,923 $5,816,923
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $117,000,000 $62,216,923 $179,216,923

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$162,100,000
On Budget
Behind Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
This project is in the design phase. The 60% design mark was reached during this reporting period and 90% design mark is underway. Benesch is continuing to review and respond to comments from Metra and UPRR as they come in. Once all comments are addressed. Concurrently, a new Existing Facility Protection package will be submitted once a construction contract si awarded.

Last Updated 04.15.2024

+ Z14C- Keystone Ave. Bridge Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project funds engineering design services for the replacement of the Z 14 C in Chicago. The bridge, constructed in 1903, spans over the intersection of Keystone Avenue Bridge at milepost 5.69. Construction funds are provided in future years.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $11,600,000 $0 $0 $11,600,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Metra Yards, Facilities, and Equipment Improvements Rail $102,260,000 $208,191,649 $575,863,107 $367,671,458

Modernize Metra's Railcar and Locomotive Repair Shops and Yards

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2024 Funding 2024-2028 Funding PMO
+ 47th ST Yard Improvements - Heating Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project will replace the heating system for two facility buildings at the 47th Street Yard. The project scope includes the procurement and installation of boilers, piping, fixtures, and other equipment for the Diesel and Car maintenance shops.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$6,500,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The work for the diesel shop construction, the 12KV distribution system, and sprinkler system reached substantial completion. Metra is in the procurement process for force account activities for Blue Island Yard canopy construction.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ 95th Street Substation Facility Upgrades Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project shall provide new water service to an existing washroom facility at the 95th Street Substation. The existing water service for the 95th St. Substation facility is inadequate for the washroom facilities of the building.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $240,000 $0 $0 $240,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Asset Management Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $10,724,815

Project Details

Description
This project funds the development of an Enterprise Asset Management system that will not only meet the agency's business objectives of optimizing its capital assets but also satisfy asset management requirements under FTA mandate 49 CFR 625 & 630. Consultant services including Project Management Oversight, Business Process Development for EAM, EAM implementation, Data Collection, and Training are the minimum elements of the scope. This project also funds the continuation of Metra’s Transit Asset Management Program as mandated by the FTA. Funding for this project would be for maintaining the TAM Plan, implementation and continuous improvement efforts.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $10,724,815 $10,724,815
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $10,724,815 $10,724,815

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Automatic Equipment ID Readers Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $720,000 $1,180,000

Project Details

Description
Automatic Equipment Identification (AEI) scanning systems will be purchased and installed where freight trains enter Metra property to identify and log freight train information including cars, length & weight of trains to increase the accuracy and efficiency of billing with foreign rail carriers.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $720,000 $0 $720,000
State $0 $0 $460,000 $460,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $720,000 $460,000 $1,180,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ BNS Yards-Power Transformers Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $4,200,000 $7,850,000

Project Details

Description
This project will fund the replacement of electrical power transformers and related components within rail yards that BNSF owns and operates Metra service from. The current equipment is beyond its useful life and may be under. BNSF Railway will contribute to the capital costs of the project based on the terms set in fixed facility agreements.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $4,200,000 $3,650,000 $7,850,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $3,500,000 $4,200,000 $3,650,000 $11,350,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Building Improvements - 547 W Jackson Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project addresses improvements to Metra's administrative headquarters building at 547 W Jackson Boulevard. Planned 547 Building Improvements may include, but are not limited to: security upgrades, Roof Anchoring System, basement renovations, improvements to the exterior of building, carpeting and floor improvements, installation of technology (ACORNS project), HVAC improvements, stairwell fire protection; bathroom improvements; Front Lobby Entrance; Boiler Work Scissor Lift; Heat Vector; Remodeling and Improvements .
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $5,000,000 $0 $0 $5,000,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ California Avenue Yard-HVAC Coach Shops Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
Replacement of HVAC systems that are beyond their useful life at the California Ave. Yard.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$21,000,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The design contract was executed and notice to proceed was given to the designer. The designer will be required to develop a construction set of drawings and specifications that will result in a new completely operational train wash system at the California Avenue Yard. The construction portion will be bid out separately. Real estate review and the real estate acquisition process are in progress.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Central Warehousing Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $9,775,000 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
Metra acquired an existing warehouse facility to develop a centralized warehouse for materials that support the activities of the commuter railroad system. The central warehouse will combine 4 existing buildings that are overcrowded and create efficiencies by allowing Metra to buy in bigger quantities and lower freight delivery costs. Renovations will continue as part of a multi-year, phase-funded project.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $9,775,000 $9,775,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $23,700,000 $0 $9,775,000 $33,475,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$18,700,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The property acquisition, environmental site assessment and interior demolition were previously completed. Roof rehabilitation work has been ongoing and is scheduled to be completed at the end of May. Interior build out work, lighting and fencing will be completed by Metra forces after the roof work is finished.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Communication Systems Improvements Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will acquire new telecommunications network equipment to replace aging, obsolete equipment. Improvements funded by this project include, but may not be limited to, replacing failing routing equipment used for data storage, purchasing servers for circuits to be used on the Union Pacific Lines, replacing camera firewall routers, and installing new telecommunications switches. This project supports planned improvements to the video storage system, the ACORN project, and the fiber optic network along the Rock Island (RI) and SouthWest Service (SWS) Lines.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $2,565,000 $0 $0 $2,565,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Crew Facilities Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project includes, but is not limited to, renovation of existing crew facilities or construction of new crew facilities at existing yard locations across the Metra system. Work may include design of and renovations to interior spaces such as office spaces, locker rooms, and training facilities.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$16,000,000
On Budget
Behind Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Metra will build a new crew facility at Fox Lake Station on the Milwaukee North District Line. The design for this location is 90% complete and the 100% design is expected in July 2023. The designs for the Western Ave and Elgin facilities are 25% complete. Design activities are ongoing.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Crew Facilities-14th Street Yard Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $100,000

Project Details

Description
This project will improve various facilities at the exiting 14th Street Yard buildings that are utilitzed by Operations, Mechanical and Engineering staff. Facilities include locker rooms, toilet facilities, shower facilities, break room and storage for equipment and consumables. The locker facilities will meet the needs for both male and female staff. The project also addresses miscellaneous staff needs to facilitate railcar and site maintenance.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $100,000 $100,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $100,000 $100,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Crew Facilities-LaSalle Street Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $190,000

Project Details

Description
This project involves interior remodeling of the LaSalle Street Crew Facility to provide adequate female locker, toilet, and shower facilities and to meet current operational needs of Operations, Mechanical, and Engineering staff.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $190,000 $190,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $190,000 $190,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Crew Facilities-University Park Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $2,475,000

Project Details

Description
The University Park Crew Facility project addresses the crew needs of Operations, Mechanical and Engineering staff. Facilities include locker rooms, toilet facilities, shower facilities, break room and storage for equipment and consumables. The locker facilities will meet the needs for both male and female staff. The project also addresses miscellaneous staff needs to facilitate railcar and site maintenance.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $2,475,000 $2,475,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $2,475,000 $2,475,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Data Center HVAC System Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $980,000 $980,000

Project Details

Description
This project will replace or upgrade the existing HVAC systems that provide climate control to Metra’s data center. This project may include but is not limited to funding the design of the new system, replacing air handling units (AHU), associated air distribution equipment, and control systems.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $980,000 $0 $980,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $100,000 $980,000 $0 $1,080,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Engineering Cyber Security Systems Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $400,000 $1,300,000

Project Details

Description
This project covers all cyber security related hardware, software, professional services and cloud investments for the entire agency. The project also includes the purchase of hardware and software for multiple networks and segments including IT systems, positive train control (PTC), SCADA infrastructure, signal, telecom, and camera networks. The purchased equipment will cover vulnerability scanning and prioritization, patch automation and remediation, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), and endpoint detection and response (EDR).
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $400,000 $300,000 $700,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $600,000 $600,000
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,000,000 $400,000 $900,000 $2,300,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Enterprise Asset Management System Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project funds the acquisition of an Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) system that will meet the agency's business objectives for asset management. Consultant services will be utilized for tasks that may include, but are not limited to establish databases, detailed business standards to maintain data, and facilitate training sessions for Metra staff. The new EAM is integral to implementing Metra’s Transit Asset Management (TAM) Plan and to maintain standardized, quality data utilized for Federal reporting, accounting, and business purposes. Metra will realize productivity gains and staff will run analyses, improve department workflows, and initiate work orders in this new system of record.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $2,750,000 $0 $0 $2,750,000

Last Updated 06.22.2023

+ Equipment & Vehicle Purchases Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
Equipment & Vehicle Mech - This project provides for the purchase and rehabilitation of vehicles and equipment utilized by Metra’s Mechanical and Engineering Departments to help service and maintain Metra’s fleet at the various yards. This project includes, but is not limited to, vehicles used for supervision of fieldwork, small pickup trucks, various forklift trucks and car movers. The existing equipment has surpassed its useful life.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $3,018,965 $0 $0 $3,018,965

Last Updated 03.16.2023

+ Facilities - Electrical BNS Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project provides design and construction funds for electrical engineering projects in BNSF and Metra yards. Projects can include overhead piping, fuel line replacement, cable reels and shore power work.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $900,000 $0 $0 $900,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Facilities - Electrical MED Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
These projects will provide design and construction funds for electrical engineering projects in Metra yards. Projects can include overhead piping, fuel line replacement, cable reels and shore power work.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $400,000 $0 $0 $400,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Facilities - Electrical MWD Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
These projects will provide design and construction funds for electrical engineering projects in BNSF and Metra yards. Projects can include overhead piping, fuel line replacement, cable reels and shore power work.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $500,000 $0 $0 $500,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Facilities - Electrical RID Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
These projects will provide design and construction funds for electrical engineering projects in Metra yards. Projects can include overhead piping, fuel line replacement, cable reels and shore power work.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $440,000 $0 $0 $440,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Fuel Storage Tank Upgrades Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $250,000 $1,935,000

Project Details

Description
This project will address issues with above ground and underground storage tanks are located across Metra’s system and at various yards that are used to store diesel fuel and oils used to service locomotives. The project scope includes but is not limited to storage tank condition assessments, environmental analyses, tank repairs, system upgrades, underground piping improvements, and the replacement of the fuel management control systems. This is a multiyear project funds an assessment and will require additional funds in later years for additional studies, design, and construction.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $250,000 $0 $250,000
State $0 $0 $1,685,000 $1,685,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $250,000 $1,685,000 $1,935,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Human Resources Software Upgrades Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $1,750,000 $1,750,000

Project Details

Description
This project will procure, install, and support various HR software packages with supporting services to support strategic initiatives including but not limited to the generation/ reporting of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), the ability to drive down health costs and increase convenience for our workforce, and provide a centralized content aggregation/ portal site from faster access to content.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $1,750,000 $0 $1,750,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $1,750,000 $0 $1,750,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Hybrid and Alternate Fuel Vehicles Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
The Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles project will provide for the purchase and rehabilitation of vehicles and equipment to be utilized by Metra's Mechanical and Engineering Departments. The vehicles and equipment purchased will exclusively be hybrid or alternative fuel vehicles that will replace various support vehicles and equipment used to help service and maintain Metra's fleet at the various yards.These incudes but are not limited to supervisory vehicles for supervision of fieldwork, small pickup trucks, various forklift trucks and car movers. The current condition of the existing equipment that is being replaced is poor, as they have reached or surpassed their useful lives.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $979,196 $0 $0 $979,196

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Kensington Tower Rehabilitation Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $405,000

Project Details

Description
Rehabilitation of Kensington Interlocking Tower will focus on the complete, historically accurate, restoration of the building envelope and the renovation of the interior office and crew space areas. The project scope includes but is not limited to building envelope restoration, roof replacement, soffit reconstruction, masonry tuckpointing and repairs, staircase repairs window and door replacements, and concrete coating. The interior renovation will include interior wall, ceiling and floor refinishing, partition wall construction/reconfiguring and office space equipment.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $405,000 $405,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $405,000 $405,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Kensington Yard -Shop HVAC Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $600,000

Project Details

Description
This project will replace or upgrade the existing HVAC systems at Metra’s Kensington Yard District (KYD) facility on the Metra Electric (ME) Line. This project may include but is not limited to funding the design of the new system, replacing air handling units (AHU), associated air distribution equipment, and control systems.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $600,000 $600,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $250,000 $0 $600,000 $850,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ New Downtown Combined Crew Facility Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will support a potential new crew facility that is intended to be a centralized location within downtown Chicago that operations crews can use as a crew welfare facility, layover center, and gathering space for training and job briefings. Project activities may include but are not limited to contracting real estate assistance, conducting design studies, purchase of furniture and equipment, and interior construction.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $200,000 $0 $0 $200,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Protective Asset Acquisition Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $55,000,000 $85,100,000

Project Details

Description
Project funds will be used to strategically acquire real property that is significant to Metra’s operations. Real estate purchases will improve the regional passenger rail system. Potential purchase agreements are subject to extensive negotiations, market research, and deliberation between Metra's Board of Directors and executive leadership.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $55,000,000 $30,100,000 $85,100,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $25,400,000 $55,000,000 $30,100,000 $110,500,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Right of Way Equipment Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $4,865,129 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project involves the purchase of various pieces of equipment to be utilized by Metra’s Engineering Department. Equipment purchased under this project will include end loaders, track backhoes, hi-rail equipment for track inspection, track tampers, track stabilizers, tie cranes, and other equipment.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $4,865,129 $4,865,129
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $15,900,000 $0 $4,865,129 $20,765,129

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$27,694,765
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Metra has procured and is awaiting delivery of 2 locomotive cranes, 2 hi-rail track excavators, 2 tower trucks and 10 wheel loaders. The track stabilizer, spot temper, blast regulator, tie crane and diesel powered skid-steer loader have been paid for and delivered to Metra.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Roof Rehab-47th St Diesel-Coach Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $160,000

Project Details

Description
The 47th Street Yard Diesel and Coach Building Roof Rehabilitation will include the replacement of concrete entry landing and rails, waterproofing and insulating locker room and hallway wall(s) and ceiling(s), and roof repairs. The project will address leaks identified throughout the buildings and areas where concrete is failing.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $160,000 $160,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $160,000 $160,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Storage Equipment - Facilities Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project involves the purchase of storage equipment including but not limited to vertical units and racks for the Materials Department. Proper storage of materials, especially hazardous and flamable materials, is important to maintain safety and compliance with various regulatory codes.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $500,000 $0 $0 $500,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Substation Improvements - Matteson Substation Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project is for the replacement of the rectifiers at substations along the Metra Electric Line. The rectifiers are 35 years old and they have long exceeded their useful life. Replacement parts are not available. The Matteson Substation has been identified as a high priority location. Planned work at Matteson includes construction services to replace and add traction power equipment including a 15kv AC switchgear lineup and two?dry type copper?winding traction power transformers. Other locations identifed under this project include Jackson Substation and Homewood Substation.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$17,192,751
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The Final Design Review meeting for the Matteson Substation project took place in March 2023. Factory Acceptance Testing for the rectifiers and transformers has been completed and procurement of long lead time items such as transfer switches and switch gears is ongoing. Site construction work is scheduled to begin in May. The contractor poured the concrete foundation slab and equipment pads for the Matteson substation. The contractor also reworked temporary power for the project site, performed conduit work in the existing substation vault, and formed & poured equipment pads. The Jackson Substation project is in the design phase. The design for that project is 75% complete.

Last Updated 04.15.2024

+ Systemwide Yard Improvements Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project will provide design and construction funds for large-scale yard improvement projects at the various yards utilized by Metra. Sub-projects may include, but may not be limited to, the improvement or replacement of machines and equipment, upgrades to buildings and crew facilities, and the construction of new equipment and systems. Project activities may include, but are not limited to, HVAC and MEP system upgrades, securing hazardous and flammable materials, fire suppression system improvements, track renewal, new crosswalks, and yard platforms, replacing switch machines and components, and other activities. This project will allow for flexibility to implement high-priority yard improvements between districts that are integral to the continuation of Metra’s safe and reliable operations.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $19,237,000 $0 $0 $19,237,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$6,000,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The construction management and construction activities for the CCF project. Procurements for construction services were rebid out for the 47th St. Coach & Diesel Shop project. The Fox Lake cable reel replacement project started construction as well as for the HVAC replacement system for OTC, Van Buren, and Kensington Yards.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Timekeeping System Upgrade Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $2,050,000 $2,050,000

Project Details

Description
In order to modernize Metra’s timekeeping system and practices, this project will upgrade the existing on-premises timekeeping solution to a cloud-based solution. This will eliminate the need to manage timekeeping servers and free IT staff to pursue additional needs.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $2,050,000 $0 $2,050,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $2,050,000 $0 $2,050,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Transportation Division Software Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
New integrated solutions will be deployed to support Metra's Transportation Division's operations. Included in this are enhancements and new functionality for Metra's crew calling systems, new solutions to integrate existing technology footprint, and efforts to perform business process optimization and organizational design optimization.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,500,000 $0 $0 $1,500,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ UP Wastewater Replacement @M19A Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will fund the replacement of the wastewater treatment system at the M19A Locomotive Facility. The existing system is nearing the end of its useful life and is increasingly at risk of failure. Union Pacific will be tasked with completing design engineering service and the installation of the new system.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $2,945,000 $0 $0 $2,945,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Vehicles & Equipment Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $2,330,000 $15,410,930 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project provides for the purchase of fleet vehicles and equipment utilized by Metra’s various departments to help service and maintain the system. This project includes, but is not limited to, vehicles used for supervision of fieldwork, small pickup trucks, construction equipment, and other vehicles. Project funds will replace and retire vehicles and equipment in Metra's current fleet that has surpassed its useful life.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $2,330,000 $13,080,930 $15,410,930
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $9,000,000 $2,330,000 $13,080,930 $24,410,930

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$9,000,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Procurement activities are in progress. Metra is waiting on delivery of vehicles, including 23 highway vehicles, 48V service carts, two electric vans, police vehicles, and service vehicles.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Western Ave Yard-Roof & HVAC Replacement Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $22,900,000 $22,900,000

Project Details

Description
The project will include a replacement of the Western Avenue Yard Diesel Shop Roof as well as HVAC upgrades. The project will include electrical work for the facilities and improvements to the roof drainage system, which is currently experiencing leakages.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $22,900,000 $0 $22,900,000
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $22,900,000 $0 $22,900,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Western Ave. Yard Oil Separation Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will fund the replacement of the oil separation system at the diesel repair facility in the Western Avenue Yard. The existing system is nearing the end of its useful life and is increasingly at risk of failure.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $950,000 $0 $0 $950,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Western Avenue Yard -Sanding System Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will either repair or replace the existing sanding system. A study will first determine what alternate shall be chosen. The first alternative to be analyzed is the repair of the existing sanding systems. The second alternative to be analyzed is the complete replacement of existing sanding systems.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $800,000 $0 $0 $800,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Woodstock Yard Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will create a new yard in Woodstock, with room to store 14 trains, representing a 30% increase in capacity relative to current conditions. The yard will contain office and garage space, as well as a break room, communications rooms, lockers, and a parking lot. By storing trains at Woodstock, it will reduce the need to store trains on yards at Crystal Lake and Barrington, thereby allowing more trains to stop at stations northwest of Barrington on the Union Pacific Northwest line, and also removing idling trains from idling in downtown areas.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $4,100,000 $0 $0 $4,100,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Yard Improvements MED Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $3,750,000 $12,570,000

Project Details

Description
This project will provide design and construction funds for yard improvement projects at the Metra Electric district yards. Projects may include replacing, adding, or repairing ties and track, crosswalks and yard platforms, electric tubular heaters, switch machines, cable reels, and shore power.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $3,750,000 $8,820,000 $12,570,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,550,000 $3,750,000 $8,820,000 $14,120,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Yard Improvements RID Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $1,960,000 $5,930,000

Project Details

Description
This project will provide design and construction funds for yard improvement projects at Rock Island District yard facilities. This project involves, but is not limited to, replacing ties, crosswalks and platforms with steel grated platforms.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $1,960,000 $3,970,000 $5,930,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,500,000 $1,960,000 $3,970,000 $7,430,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Yard Improvements - Western Avenue Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project will provide design and construction funds for yard improvement projects at the yard facilities along the Milwaukee District lines. Upgrades under this project will include, but are not limited to, installation of electric heating elements for switches and the installation of steel grated boardwalks at the Western Avenue yard. Track work would include rail, ties, ballast and switches.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$10,500,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The diesel shop roof replacement and HVAC rehab has procurement activities in process for the construction contractor and construction management services.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Yard Improvements BNS Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $3,150,000 $10,550,000

Project Details

Description
This project will provide design and construction funds for yard improvement projects at the BNSF line yards including the 14th Street Yard and Hill Yard. Improvements may include, but are not be limited to, upgrading the crew facility at 14th Street, construction of a new compressed air building and compressed air piping system at Hill Yard, and the installation of new cable reel covers and switch heaters as needed.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $3,150,000 $7,400,000 $10,550,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $3,220,000 $3,150,000 $7,400,000 $13,770,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Yard Improvements MWD Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $2,320,000 $6,890,775

Project Details

Description
This project will provide design and construction funds for yard improvement projects at the yard facilities along the Milwaukee District lines. Upgrades under this project will include, but are not limited to, installation of electric heating elements for switches and the installation of steel grated boardwalks at the Western Avenue yard. Track work would include rail, ties, ballast and switches.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $2,320,000 $4,570,775 $6,890,775
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $6,800,000 $2,320,000 $4,570,775 $13,690,775

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Yard Improvements UPR Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $500,000 $2,500,000

Project Details

Description
This project involves, but is not limited to, replacing ties, crosswalks and platforms with steel grated platforms. Metra will purchase and install a wheel truing machine. The machine slowly rotates and grinds the surface of the rail car wheel to make them smooth and even.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $500,000 $2,000,000 $2,500,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,020,000 $500,000 $2,000,000 $3,520,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Metra Fleet Modernization Plan Rail $90,862,000 $569,522,501 $1,736,770,328 $1,167,247,827

Replace and repair aging commuter rail cars and locomotives

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2024 Funding 2024-2028 Funding PMO
+ Automatic Passenger Counters Rolling Stock Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
Automatic passenger counting on all coaches for planning and passenger communication purposes. We can use the feed to tell operations when coaches are full and how many people are boarding at each station. It will also allow us to tell the riding public which cars on the trains have seats available or which trains they can take that are not at capacity.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,000,000 $0 $0 $1,000,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Battery Powered Locomotives Rolling Stock Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will fund the conversion of three diesel locomotives to zero-emission battery power. The battery powered locomotives will be fully compatible with Metra's existing fleet and will be capable of operating on any Metra line that uses diesel-hauled trains. The batteries will provide motive power as well as onboard systems such as lighting, intercoms, and HVAC.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $21,500,000 $0 $0 $21,500,000

Last Updated 06.22.2023

+ Car and Locomotive Cameras Rolling Stock Rail $2,000,000 $10,000,000 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project involves the purchase of a digital video recording (DVR) system. The system will replace the 12-year old, obsolete system currently running on Metra’s rolling stock. The new system will allow for video recording of railroad signal aspects and incidents and includes inward-facing cameras and outward-facing, dual-lens cameras.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $2,000,000 $8,000,000 $10,000,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $8,000,000 $14,000,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$19,944,178
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The new technology allows recording at a faster frame rate and higher resolution, allowing slowing down the recording to less than real time rates without distortion, blurring, or loss of resolution. Currently, the DVR system is being installed by Metra Forces and passenger cameras are being installed by a vendor. All prototype installations were completed with them running with no issues. The full-scale installation began, and kits started delivery in October 2022. In total, 71 cars were completed, and the project is on-going and continuing installation activities.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Car Rehab - Budd Rolling Stock Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project involves the life?extending rehabilitation of up to 85 commuter cars,originally built by the Budd Company between 1974 and 1978, last rehabilitatedbetween 1990 and 1993. The rehab includes, but is not limited to, replacementand/or repair to electrical and control lines, heating and lighting systems,replacement of seats, floors, walls, AC units, overhaul of trucks, replacement of allwindows, door mechanisms, and emergency lighting requirements, etc..
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$31,956,349
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
This project will improve the overall state of good repair for Metra rolling stock. As with the locomotive rehabilitation projects, vehicles are being removed from service in such a manner as to not disrupt operations. Seventy-four cars completed the rehabilitation continues with the remaining cars as they cycle through the rehabilitation program. The next phase of the rehabilitation work will be installing new AC units into the cars. Additional cars are being completed as a more precise and limited rehab program.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Car Rehab - Midlife (Amerail) Rolling Stock Rail $3,000,000 $103,380,000

Project Details

Description
This project involves the life extension rehabilitation of bi-level trailer and cab cars. Morrison Knudsen Corporation built and delivered the cars between 1994 and 1998. This is the second major rehabilitation of these commuter cars and will be performed in multiple phases.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $3,000,000 $100,380,000 $103,380,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $3,000,000 $100,380,000 $103,380,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Car Rehab (Nippon Sharyo Highliners) Rolling Stock Rail $64,562,000 $190,057,000 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project funds the continued rehabilitation of self-propelled electric cars used on the Metra Electric. The cars delivered between 2005 and 2007. This first rehabilitation may include, but is not limited to, repair of the car body structure, interior components, and overhaul of propulsion control systems.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $42,642,000 $111,445,000 $154,087,000
State $0 $0 $14,050,000 $14,050,000
RTA $0 $21,920,000 $0 $21,920,000
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $27,021,644 $64,562,000 $125,495,000 $217,078,644

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$55,378,657
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
This project is progressing with procurements for materials and parts ongoing. Four cars have completed the rehab activities, and four cars are almost completed waiting on seats. Two more have just started work under this program. Additional cars will continue with the rehabilitation process.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Car Rehab (Nippon Sharyo P-3) Rolling Stock Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project funds the continued rehabilitation of self-propelled electric cars used on the Metra Electric. The cars delivered between 2005 and 2007. This first rehabilitation may include, but is not limited to, repair of the car body structure, interior components, and overhaul of propulsion control systems.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$103,383,678
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The project is currently in phase 8 of 10 of the rehabilitation process. As of the end of March 2024, 227 cars were completed with another three expected to be completed in April. Overhaul activities continue on this project.

Last Updated 04.15.2024

+ Car Rehab (Nippon Sharyo P-5) Rolling Stock Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project involves the mid-life rehabilitation of bi-level trailer and cab cars. Nippon Sharyo Corporation built and delivered the cars between 2002 and 2008. This is the first major rehabilitation of these commuter cars and will be performed in multiple phases.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $50,515,739 $0 $0 $50,515,739

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ F59 Locomotive Engine Upgrade Rolling Stock Rail $8,550,000 $13,290,000

Project Details

Description
This project will overhaul 21 F59PHI locomotives to keep them in a state of good repair. The main engine will be upgraded from Tier 0+ to Tier 3 emissions and the HEP genset will be upgraded from Tier 2 to Tier 4i.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $8,550,000 $4,740,000 $13,290,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $33,540,000 $8,550,000 $4,740,000 $46,830,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ GPS Train Tracking Rolling Stock Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project involves the replacement of the current GPS, which has exceeded its useful life. Metra will replace the GPS, on-board announcement system and signs on the entire fleet. Metra will also install automatic passenger counters and event recorders. The new system will maintain the necessary current functions, while potentially adding video surveillance, customer information displays and an information system. This project will enable Metra to track trains, count passengers and provide information with one system.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $8,192,784 $0 $0 $8,192,784

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$36,239,830
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The project design is 100% complete. The First Article of Inspection and training were completed. All installation work on the MED and RID yards were completed. Station control unit for station announcements installations were completed. Field testing is ongoing. Production installation phase is ongoing for all districts with cab car installation was completed this reporting period. Trailer car installation is at 2% completion.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Locomotive and Car Improvements Rolling Stock Rail $3,000,000 $11,000,000

Project Details

Description
This project involves the purchase of a digital video recording (DVR) system. The system will replace the 12-year-old, obsolete system currently running on Metra’s rolling stock. The new system will allow for video recording of railroad signal aspects and incidents and includes inward-facing cameras and outward-facing, dual-lens cameras.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $3,000,000 $8,000,000 $11,000,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $4,000,000 $3,000,000 $8,000,000 $15,000,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Locomotive Rehab Units 100-149,215,216 Rolling Stock Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project continues Metra's ongoing locomotive rehabilitation program. It consists of the life-extending rebuild of F40 locomotives and the mid-life overhaul of MP36 locomotives. A locomotive rehabilitation is less expensive than a purchase, saving approximately $5 million per vehicle. The project may include, but is not limited to, the complete rebuild of a diesel engine, overhaul of the Head End power alternator and gear boxes, and painting and body repair.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $5,050,000 $0 $0 $5,050,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$25,891,151
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
During this reporting period, Locomotive 132 completed the initial Testing and Validation process prior to being transferred to the KYD facility for painting. Once the Locomotive is painted, it will have a final Testing and Validation process on Mainline Track. Locomotive 120 has had its initial inspection and decommissioning. It is currently going through the installation and modification of its components. Of the projects eighteen (18) Locomotives being rebuilt, Metra has completed and returned to service seven (7) Locomotives to date and are currently working on two (2) locomotives.

Last Updated 04.15.2024

+ Nippon Sharyo Car Improvements Rolling Stock Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project involves the purchase of parts and equipment that will be needed for the rehabilitation and restoration of the 26 electric cars that were ordered in 2002 and delivery began in 2004/5.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,300,000 $0 $0 $1,300,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Remanufactured Locomotive Purchase Rolling Stock Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project involves the purchase of up to forty-two (42) remanufactured diesel locomotives. Thecontract has a base order of fifteen (15) locomotives with three (3) Options to order nine (9) additionallocomotives each. Metra ancipicates these locomotives to have increased horsepower, lower emissions,and greater fuel efficiency than the current fleet average.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$186,463,879
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The bsae order of fifteen locomotives were delivered to Metra. Metra executed option #1 for additional (9) locomotives and work has begun on them. Of the new locomotives, four have been added to the rebuild schedule.

Last Updated 04.15.2024

+ Switcher Locomotive Procurement Rolling Stock Rail $3,750,000 $3,750,000

Project Details

Description
Metra will procure 7 new, cleaner switcher locomotives to retire the current fleet that first went into service at least 50, and as many as, 85 years ago. One all-electric, zero-emission switch locomotive would be the first in Metra’s fleet. Six additional switch locomotives purchased under this project will meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Tier IV standards, the highest emission standards currently in effect. The project will significantly reduce emissions, improve local air quality near Metra's yards, reduce fuel consumption, greatly improve reliability, and lower maintenance costs.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $3,750,000 $0 $3,750,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $5,500,000 $3,750,000 $0 $9,250,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Traction Motors Rolling Stock Rail $2,000,000 $8,800,000

Project Details

Description
This project funds the overhaul of traction motors and traction alternators for locomotives. This project also involves the overhaul of auxiliary generators and head-end-power (HEP) alternators. The overhauled equipment will be used on locomotives operated on railroads either owned or operated by Metra. A basic overhaul is required to return these motors to an acceptable level of performance.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $2,000,000 $6,800,000 $8,800,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $3,600,000 $2,000,000 $6,800,000 $12,400,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Vehicle Inspection System Rolling Stock Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project consists of a Pantograph inspection system and ultrasonic detection system that will allow for the real-time inspection of cars and locomotives. The powerful diagnostic support can identify issues while rolling stock is in service. The high speed cameras are strategically placed so as not to interrupt operations.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $491,696 $0 $0 $491,696

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Wheel Replacements Rolling Stock Rail $4,000,000 $21,500,000

Project Details

Description
This project will implement the FRA-mandated replacement of wheelsets on Metra’s fleet of locomotives and commuter cars. The replacement wheels will be used on vehicles being operated on all carriers and railroads in the Metra system as part of an ongoing program to overhaul major rolling stock components.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $4,000,000 $17,500,000 $21,500,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $8,000,000 $4,000,000 $17,500,000 $29,500,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Metra Rail Station Improvements Rail $86,620,000 $238,790,160 $514,559,939 $275,769,779

Rehabilitation and upgrades to station buildings, platforms, and parking lots

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2024 Funding 2024-2028 Funding PMO
+ 59th/60th ST. Station (U. of Chicago) Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project consists of the complete rehabilitation of the 59th/60th Street (U. of Chicago) station facility in Chicago along the Metra Electric Line. As part of the project, the 60th Street entrance will be reopened. Additional project elements include, but may not be limited to, lighting, sidewalk, bike facilities, landscape enhancements and other related work. The project will leverage $2,500,000 from the University of Chicago.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $51,600,000 $0 $0 $51,600,000

Last Updated 06.22.2023

+ 79th St., 87th St, 103rd St. Stations Metra Electric Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project funds the complete rehabilitation of the 79th Street, 87th Street and 103rd Street Stations in Chicago along with the Metra Electric (ME) Line. The project scope includes the repair or replacement of aging shelter enclosures, station lighting upgrades, and platform renovation work. Additional project elements may include but are not limited to, sidewalk repairs, upgraded bike facilities, landscape enhancements, bench repairs, and other related work as needed. The station will be made fully ADA accessible upon completion of the project.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $48,900,000 $0 $0 $48,900,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$61,150,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The designs for these stations were completed. The Notice to Proceed with construction has been issued in January 2023. The department of building permits have been approved for all 3 stations. The contractor continues to work on acquiring the deep excavation permits. 79th street construction continues at track and platform level. 103rd street construction also continues at track and street level.

Last Updated 04.15.2024

+ 91st Street-Beverly Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $1,930,000

Project Details

Description
The project may include but is not limted to restoration of the Historic Depot, including insulating the walls and ceiling, and adding new windows, improving the waiting room, and other interior improvements. A new shelter and a reconstructed parking lot may be considered and may require land aquisition or land swap with the city of Chicago. Improvements to the foundation may including raising a portion of the building to eliminate the existing ramp to platform.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $1,930,000 $1,930,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $1,930,000 $1,930,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ 95th Street Station CSU Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project will fund the rehabilitation of the 95th Street / Chicago State University Station on the Metra Electric Line in Chicago. The project elements may include the replacement and/or rehabilitation of station platforms, new lighting, rehabilitation of the headhouse, repair or replacement of roofs, installation of warming shelters, new platform amenities, and other related work. The project may also include wayfinding signage or other station identifiers. A new tunnel entrance will be added and parking facility upgrades will be completed. The station will be made fully accessible with the addition of elevators.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $37,000,000 $0 $0 $37,000,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$53,000,000
On Budget
Behind Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The design for this station reached 100%. There were delays on this project associated with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review process as well as coordination with the Chicago State University and additional scope added to the design. The project is in procurement and is aiming to go out for bids before the end of the year for a General Contractor.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ 107th St. (Beverly Hills) Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will provide design engineering funds for the 107th St. (Beverly Hills) station on the Rock Island (RI) Line in the Beverly Hills neighborhood of Chicago. Rehabilitation of the existing station warming shelter that is appropriate for the historic neighborhood will be completed in future phases of the project. Project activities may include, but are not limited to, parking lot renovations, ADA improvements, new lighting around the station, additional shelters and bicycle parking, and other activities as needed. This is a multi-year, multi-phase project that will fund design engineering services and any environmental analyses as required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Construction funds are provided in later years.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,600,000 $0 $0 $1,600,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ 111th St. Station / Pullman Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project will fund the rehabilitation of the 111th Street / Pullman Station on the Metra Electric District Line in Chicago. The project elements may include the replacement and/or rehabilitation ofstation platforms, new lighting, gatehouse/head house rehabilitation, replacement of leaking roofs, installation of new warming shelters, new platform amenities, and other related work. The project mayalso include wayfinding signage or other station identifiers.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$20,750,000
On Budget
Behind Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The design for this station is 40% complete. The design is currently on hold until the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review process is complete. Coordination with the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is required as part of the NEPA process since the station is located in a historic district.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ 115th St Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will provide design engineering funds for the 115th St. (Morgan Park) station on the Rock Island (RI) Line in the Morgan Park neighborhood of Chicago. A new station warming shelter will be constructed with distinctive architectural elements and materials that are appropriate for the historic neighborhood. The project scope includes parking lot renovations, ADA improvements, the installation of shelters, bicycle parking, and landscaping improvements. This is a multi-year project that will fund design engineering services and any environmental analyses as required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $6,870,000 $0 $0 $6,870,000

Last Updated 03.16.2023

+ 147th St. - Sibley Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project consists of the complete rehabilitation of the 147th St. (Sibley Blvd.) station facility in Harvey along with the Metra Electric (ME) Line in Harvey. The project scope includes renovation of the station entrance, heated warming shelters, a canopy over half of the platform. Additional project elements include, but may not be limited to, lighting, sidewalk, bike facilities, landscape enhancements, and other related work.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $9,400,000 $0 $0 $9,400,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$20,862,735
On Budget
Behind Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Construction activities are ongoing at the station. The contractor is working on installing light fixtures in the platform canopy, continue to install panels on the platforms, and continue electrical and mechanical connections throughout the station. Electrical, mechanical and plumbing connections continue to be installed in the building and platform area as well. Masonry elements continue on the street level of the station.

Last Updated 04.15.2024

+ Arlington Park Station-Parking Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
Metra intends to exercise a clause in the lease contract to purchase the parking lot area for the Arlington Park station on the Union Pacific Northwest (UP-NW) Line. Metra has leased a 9.3-acre parking lot from the owners of the Arlington Park Racecourse since 2002. It was announced in 2021 that the horse racing track would close, and the property will be sold off. Metra seeks to purchase the land to avoid annual rent costs, which will result in significant savings, and to allow flexibility for long-range planning of the station.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $6,237,000 $0 $0 $6,237,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Auburn Park New Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
The new station in the Auburn Park neighborhood of Chicago will feature a platform-length canopy and heated headhouse with two elevators. The station will include a center boarding platform with a staircase down to street level entrance tunnel, a landscaped plaza with benches, canopy, bicycle parking, and a vendor space Metra will lease. A parking lot will include 79 parking stalls, 5 ADA parking spaces, and a passenger drop-off lane. The new station will be fully ADA accessible.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $6,300,000 $0 $0 $6,300,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$39,300,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The contractor finished the vendor building foundations and started working on building the walls. Regarding the vendor building construction, the contractor finished the first concrete pour out of five scheduled pours. Construction activities also included retaining wall removal, some ERS work, in addition to drainage structure installation and grading work on the parking lot. The contractor also replaced curbs and driveways on Union Ave.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Bicycle Parking Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
Metra was awarded CMAQ grants for the purchase and installation of bicycle parking facilities at stations across the system. Specific locations are to be determined
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $161,500 $0 $0 $161,500

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$85,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Metra reached the 100% design submittal which is currently under review. Once the review is completed, any final comments will be addressed and Metra will proceed to develop the Invitation for Bid documents.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Blue Island Transfer Facility Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project includes, but is not limited to, the complete rehabilitation of the RID Vermont Streetstation in Blue Island. Work for this project will include, but not be limited to, historic rehabilitation,and improvements to: electrical, HVAC, plumbing, ticket office, and railroad staff office space. Site improvements may include sidewalks, ADA curb cuts, benches, and landscaping. Other improvements to the Blue Island Interagency Transfer facility may include, but are not limited to, additional interagency signage at the Rock Island District and Metra Electric District stations adjacent to Vermont Street in Blue Island.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $983,006 $0 $0 $983,006

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Clarendon Hills Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project redevelops the Clarendon Hills Station on the Metra BNSF line. The station improvements include new platrofm canopies, enclosed shelters, benches, and covered bike parking. The shelters will feature green roofs. The parking lot improvements will feature kiss?and?ride areas on both sides of the tracks. Landscaping improvements will also be included.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$3,750,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Metra entered into an Intergovermental Agreement (IGA) with the Village of Clarendon Hills for the reconstruction of the station. This project is part of the Village of Clarendon Hills downtown revitalization project. The Village procured a contractor and led the construction project. The substantial completion was reached in the first quarter of 2022. This is the final update on this project.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Congress Park Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will provide construction funds for the rehabilitation of the Congress Park station facility along the BNSF Line. The station will be rehabilitated to be ADA compliant.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,000,000 $0 $0 $1,000,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Downtown Public Address System Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project consists of purchasing public address (PA) equipment that will be used at various locations in Metra's downtown Chicago terminals. The new PA system will be designed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,800,000 $0 $0 $1,800,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Downtown Station Signs Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will design, purchase, and install new digital train tracking displays and backlit station identification signs. Video boards will display real-time train tracking and service alerts as well as other visual information. At least one sign is planned to be installed at and or near the primary entrance to Metra's five downtown Chicago terminals. New train tracking displays will improve our communication with the customer and better accommodate ESL and/or non-English speakers and improve ADA compliance. Backlit station identification signs will greet Metra riders as they board and depart the terminal stations. This is a multi-year, multi-phase project that will fund design engineering services and any environmental analyses as required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Construction funds are provided in later years.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,530,000 $0 $0 $1,530,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Elevator Replacement Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $2,520,000 $48,020,000 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project will replace or renovate elevators at various stations across the Metra system.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $25,610,000 $25,610,000
State $0 $2,520,000 $19,890,000 $22,410,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $8,030,000 $2,520,000 $45,500,000 $56,050,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$6,880,000
On Budget
Behind Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Metra continued the preparation of the final design Architectural and Engineering task orders for elevator replacement. The Randolph St. elevator has NEPA issues to resolve. The two other elevators at Grand & Cicero are at 90% and proceeding to 100% design completion. A systemwide elevator inspection and assessment is in progress as well.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Elmhurst Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project will fund Metra’s portion of a larger station renovation/expansion in Elmhurst. It will leverage CMAQ funds obtained by the Village of Elmhurst to construct a larger station to accommodate the growing ridership.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $3,000,000 $0 $0 $3,000,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$3,000,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Preliminary engineering and NEPA process were completed. The Village of Elmhurst is leading the design with their consultant. The designer achieved the 60% design milestone and continues to proceed to 90% design.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Evanston Davis St. Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $2,000,000 $16,959,000

Project Details

Description
This project will completely rehabilitate the Evanston (Davis St. station) facility in downtown Evanston. The project scope includes extensive repairs to the station depot and platform shelters, station lighting upgrades, and platform renovation work. Retaining wall sections at intermittent locations along the right-of-way may be repaired as needed. Additional project elements may include, but are not limited to, sidewalk repairs, upgraded bike facilities, landscape enhancements, entrance staircase repairs, and other related work as needed.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $2,000,000 $2,030,000 $4,030,000
State $0 $0 $12,929,000 $12,929,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $14,959,000 $17,959,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Forest Glen Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $860,000

Project Details

Description
The Forest Glen Station will undergo multi-phase rehabilitation. Phase 1 will replace the inbound and outbound platforms with new heated platforms that will include tactile strips for ADA compliance, reconstruct the entry staircase with heated stairs, and replace the deficient station depot with a temporary shelter. Following design engineering services, Phase 2 will add a new, heated station depot in place of the temporary shelter, new wayfinding signage, and other station identifiers. Upon completion of Phase 3, the station will be made fully ADA-accessible.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $860,000 $860,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $400,000 $0 $860,000 $1,260,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Glen Ellyn Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $4,000,000

Project Details

Description
This project will fund repairs at the Glen Ellyn station facility. The project scope may include, but not be limited to, depot repairs, entrance stairs repairs, and new signage. Additional project elements may include, but are not limited to, sidewalk repairs, upgraded bike facilities, landscape enhancements, bench repairs, station lighting upgrades, and other related work as needed.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $4,000,000 $4,000,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Harvey Transportation Center - Metra Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $23,770,000 $24,080,000 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
Metra is partnering with Pace to create the Harvey Transportation Center on the Metra Electric line. Metra will utilize funds for platform reconstruction and to construct other enhancements that will make the station ADA accessible, improve the commuter environment, and facilitate intermodal transfers between Pace and Metra.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $310,000 $310,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $23,770,000 $0 $23,770,000
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $2,000,000 $23,770,000 $310,000 $26,080,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$45,250,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
This project is in the design phase. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process has been completed. The design is progressing and is currently at 30% completion. Pace and Metra held an open house in January to get the community’s feedback on the design alternatives for the new Transportation Center. Community engagement is ongoing.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Hickory Creek Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will rehabilitate the Hickory Creek station in Mokena. The project will fund the repair of the depot an the station facilities. Platform work may be included as needed. Additional project elements may include, but are not limited to, sidewalk repairs, upgraded bike facilities, landscape enhancements, station lighting upgrades, and other related work as needed.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,000,000 $0 $0 $1,000,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Highlands Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $261,000

Project Details

Description
This project will renovate the Highlands station in Hinsdale. The project scope includes the repair or replacement of aging shelter enclosures, station lighting upgrades, and platform renovation work as needed. Additional project elements may include, but are not limited to, sidewalk repairs, upgraded bike facilities, landscape enhancements, and other related work as needed.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $261,000 $261,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $750,000 $0 $261,000 $1,011,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Homewood Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
Additional construction funds are provided to this project to complete the rehabilitation of the Homewood Metra Station and associated intermodal facilities on the Metra Electric (ME) Line. The scope of work may include, but is not limited to, general tunnel rehabilitation, tunnel drainage solutions, elevator and stair improvements, the addition of a pedestrian ramp into the tunnel on the west end of the station, platform improvements, warming shelter, and head house improvements, and improvements to the Pace and Amtrak facilities.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $7,717,185 $0 $0 $7,717,185

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$20,461,735
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The parking lot with 53 parking spaces was completed. The 100% station design review was completed in this reporting period by Metra and their PMO. The General Contractor was given NTP in March, and crews have mobilized on site and continued construction on the station. Currently, construction is 48% complete.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Hubbard Woods Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project includes the rehabilitation of the historic north head house, replacement of the platforms, construction of a pedestrian bridge, installation of elevators to the platforms and platform shelters. Design engineering services for the station rehabilitation is currently underway.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $17,000,000 $0 $0 $17,000,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Indian Hill Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $1,110,000

Project Details

Description
New Stair access and New Elevator at East (Inboound). Rehab Tunnel, Rehab Historic Canopies and wind breaks, Rehab Historic Depot for ADA access, tuck point masonry as required, New ADA ramp near Depot, Peel and Pave at Parking (110,000sf)
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $1,110,000 $1,110,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $1,110,000 $1,110,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Kedzie Station-Retaining Wall Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will fund the repair of a retaining wall and staircase located at the entrance to the Kedzie station on the UP-W Line. The retaining wall is integral to the station and needs to be repaired to improve safety and avoid additional damage to the infrastructure of the station.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $250,000 $0 $0 $250,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Kenilworth Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will rehabilitate the Kenilworth station facility. The project scope includes extensive repairs to the station depot, including tuckpointing, masonry restoration, and roof tile repairs. Additional project elements may include but are not limited to, sidewalk repairs, upgraded bike facilities, landscape enhancements, entrance staircase repairs, and other related work as needed. This is a multi-year, multi-phase project.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,200,000 $0 $0 $1,200,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ LaGrange Road Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will rehabilitate the LaGrange Road station facility in LaGrange along the BNSF line. The scope of work will include but is not limited to, replacing the station depot and windbreak roofs, renovating the station depot heating and ventilation systems, repairs to brick and stone, tuckpointing, and refinishing the interior of the station depot. Additional project elements include, but are not limited to, sidewalk accessibility improvements, bicycle facility upgrades, and drainage repairs.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $2,610,000 $0 $0 $2,610,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Luminous Platform Signs Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
The scope of work would include the design, fabrication, installation, and 3 years of warranty and maintenance of thin panel LED, luminous platform signs at up to six Metra stations. Training for Metra staff for the ongoing troubleshooting and operations of the new signs, and training of Metra staff and forces for the potential installation of future phases of luminous signs would also be included. Limited user testing and customer survey evaluations would also be included. Installation of hard-wired electrical power at all locations, and potential electrical upgrades to electrical service and panels would be included as needed. New photosensors and radar systems to trigger the brightening of otherwise dimly-lit signs upon train approach would also be installed as part of the scope of work.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $141 $0 $0 $141

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Millennium Station-MEP Upgrades Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will fund upgrades to the aging Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) systems at the Millennium Station, which is the downtown Chicago terminal of the Metra Electric (ME) Line. The scope of work may include, but is not limited to, replacement of the boiler system, replacement of the HVAC, upgrading MEP components, the installation of drainage solutions, related engineering design services, and other activities as needed. This is a multi-year, phase-funded project.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $4,200,000 $0 $0 $4,200,000

Last Updated 03.16.2023

+ Ogilvie Station Tile Replacement Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will replace tile flooring in the Ogilvie Transportation Center concourse. This project will install vapor barriers and replace existing floor tiles with new slip-resistant floor tiles where necessary.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $250,000 $0 $0 $250,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Olympia Fields Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $17,700,000

Project Details

Description
This project will renovate the Olympia Fields station facility, including replacement of aging shelter enclosures, station lighting upgrades, platform renovation work, and pedestrian tunnel painting and sealing as needed. Additional project elements may include, but are not limited to, sidewalk repairs, upgraded bike facilities, landscape enhancements, bench repairs, and other related work as needed. The Olympia Fields station will be made fully ADA-compliant.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $17,700,000 $17,700,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $17,700,000 $17,700,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Parking Lot Improvements Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $1,210,000 $7,021,960

Project Details

Description
This project will fund major parking lot renovations throughout the system. Parking lots have a shorter useful life than stations, therefore, must be overhauled even if the station does not require rehabilitation. Project activities may include but are not limited to, parking surface grinding, asphalt peeling, asphalt resurfacing, blacktop seal coating, patch repairs, new or replacement signage, and the repair or replacement of collection boxes as needed.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $3,200,000 $3,200,000
State $0 $1,210,000 $2,611,960 $3,821,960
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,250,000 $1,210,000 $5,811,960 $8,271,960

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Passenger Information Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
The current General Electric announcement system has become outdated and there are no upgrades available. This project will include, but is not limited to, the purchase and installation of LCD displays and associated communications equipment throughout the Metra system. This project will allow for more timely information on arriving trains and allow for improvements including digital LCD displays and automated announcements. The displays could show train(s) arriving at the station, estimated time of arrival, stops made by the train, and any service alerts that may influence service. The screens would be connected to a server via a direct network that could display e-alerts, rail time tracker information, advertising and other information on the screens to inform Metra customers.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,223,788 $0 $0 $1,223,788

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Peterson Ridge New Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
The new station in the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago will be built to modern standards and feature a platform-length canopy and a heated headhouse. Four ADA-compliant pedestrian ramps and six staircases will provide numerous access points that are accessible to all. A landscaped plaza with benches and bicycle parking will be installed at the station entrance. A passenger drop-off drive aisle, five accessible parking stalls, and 50 parking stalls will be constructed.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $2,700,000 $0 $0 $2,700,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$25,329,765
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Design for the new station was completed. The contracts for construction management and construction contractor were procured and awarded in June and July 2021, respectively. Notice to Proceeds were issued in June 2021 for the Construction Manager and August 2021 for the Construction Contractor. The project had a stop work order in place but it was rescinded. Construction continues with the contractor working on concrete ramps and stairs, platform work, and bridge waterproofing. Union Pacific continues to perform flagging activities for the station construction.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Pingree Road Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $200,000 $2,880,000

Project Details

Description
The Pingree Road Station improvement project will include the rehabilitation of the platforms and improvements to the ramp, both of which are necessary to ensure ADA accessibility. Improvements to the retaining wall will also be completed at the Pingree Road Station, which is along the UP-NW line in Crystal Lake.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $200,000 $2,680,000 $2,880,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $200,000 $2,680,000 $2,880,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Platform Improvements Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $5,820,000 $19,300,000 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project is part of Metra’s ongoing effort to bring commuter rail stations into compliance with therequirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. The project will focus onplatform and platform access routes, as necessary.Wherever platform work is undertaken, the existing platforms will be rehabilitated in order to allowdeteriorated tactile surfaces to be replaced with new ADA-compliant “truncated dome” type surfaces.FY 2020 Federal funds and 2020 Illinois PAYGO funds will be used for construction of new platforms,ADA access improvements, ADA building improvements, and related work at sites to be determined.The West Hinsdale Station on the BNSF Line has been identified as a priority location for platformrehabilitation. However, this project may also include the Oak Lawn Station (SouthWest Service) andthe River Forest Station (Union Pacific West Line). Note that this is a preliminary list of stationsidentified for platform rehabilitation and other locations may be added.FY 2020 PAYGO and Federal funds will be used for construction. Future funding may be required.This project is necessary to bring Metra’s system into compliance with the 1990 ADA.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $5,820,000 $8,760,000 $14,580,000
State $0 $0 $4,720,000 $4,720,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $11,300,000 $5,820,000 $13,480,000 $30,600,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$6,000,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Platform work at Chicago-Ridge, Willow Springs, Mundelein, Jefferson Park, Barrington Station, Franklin Park, New Lenox, and West Hinsdale were completed. Work continued at 103rd Street station platform and is at 40% complete. Work also begun at the Oak Lawn station and is at 15% complete.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ River Forest Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will rehabilitate the River Forest station and associated retaining walls that are located along the Union Pacific West (UP-W) Line. The historic station was originally constructed in 1915 and is currently inaccessible. The project scope includes extensive repairs to the entrance ramps, retaining walls, and platforms. Additional project elements may include but are not limited to, sidewalk repairs, upgraded bike facilities, landscape enhancements, entrance staircase repairs, and other related work as needed. This is a multi-year, multi-phase project that will fund design engineering services and any environmental analyses as required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The station will be made fully ADA accessible upon completion of the project.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $900,000 $0 $0 $900,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Rogers Park Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will completely rehabilitate the northernmost Metra station in the City of Chicago. The Rogers Park station is located on the Union Pacific North (UP-N) Line atop a retaining wall section that was originally constructed in 1916. The project scope includes extensive repairs to the station depot and entrance ramps and shelters, including the installation of a shelter along the tracks above grade. Station lighting upgrades and platform renovation work will be completed as needed. Additional project elements may include but are not limited to, sidewalk repairs, upgraded bike facilities, landscape enhancements, entrance staircase repairs, and other related work as needed. This multi-year project will fund design engineering services and any environmental analyses as required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Construction funds are provided in later years.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,400,000 $0 $0 $1,400,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Round Lake Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
To accommodate the Cedar Lake Road Realignment project led by Lake County, portions of the Round Lake station will have to be relocated and reconstructed. The Cedar Lake Road will bisect the station's platform as they are currently located, therefore, the platforms will need to be rebuild due east. Lake County will fund the station infrastructure components that are directly impacted by the project in full. Metra is taking the opportunity to reevaluate the station site plan and to consider Metra-funded improvements. Funds programmed in 2022 will finance engineering and design services. Construction funds are provided in later years.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,600,000 $0 $0 $1,600,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Shelters Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $1,025,000 $3,125,000 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project will fund the installation of shelters at stations across the system, which will provide on-demand heat. Specific locations are to be determined, based on existing conditions and demand. Shelters will be pre-fabricated structures and may include on-demand heating elements.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $1,025,000 $2,100,000 $3,125,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $4,500,000 $1,025,000 $2,100,000 $7,625,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$5,000,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Aluminum shelters continue to be installed throughout the system. Currently, shelter installation is in progress at Morton Grove, Western Ave., 67th St., 83rd St., and the Woodstock station. Procurement packages for the next package of stations is in process.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Solar Canopies Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
Metra will investigate the feasibility of erecting solar canopy systems at Metra-owned stations and parking lots. Metra will study the benefits and costs of offering electric vehicle charging stations that utilize power derived from solar canopies positioned above parking stalls. Project activities include but are not limited to feasibility studies, site surveys, professional services, preliminary engineering, and construction activities.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $300,000 $0 $0 $300,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ South Water St. Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will provide construction funds to rehabilitate the South Water Street station access points and station facilities along the Metra Electric. The repair work may include, but is not limited to, replacement of floors and the suspended ceiling in the waiting area, updated lighting fixtures, restroom updates, and upgraded heating and air conditioning.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $8,000,000 $0 $0 $8,000,000

Last Updated 03.16.2023

+ Station ADA Improvements Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $1,600,000 $12,600,000

Project Details

Description
Project funds will be used to assess previously identified site and building conditions that are not compliant with ADA Accessibility codes and regulations. The project will fund the design and construction of corrective solutions.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $1,600,000 $7,000,000 $8,600,000
State $0 $0 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $4,300,000 $1,600,000 $11,000,000 $16,900,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Station Displays (TROI Net) Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $7,900,000 $13,948,200 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
The TROI-Net Station Displays Project is the design and rollout of the next generation of Metra's VIS Signs as they reach the end of their useful life and require replacement. Instead of one VIS Sign per station, TROI-Net Station Displays will be installed at more than one location at most stations. To meet accessibility requirements and like the current VIS Signs, TROI-Net Station Displays will provide the visual part of Metra's Audio/Visual announcements at stations. TROI-Net Station Displays will also provide live train tracking information, customer information messages, and emergency messages to Metra’s customers.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $2,000,000 $4,455,200 $6,455,200
State $0 $5,900,000 $0 $5,900,000
RTA $0 $0 $1,593,000 $1,593,000
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $7,899,917 $7,900,000 $6,048,200 $21,848,117

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$5,000,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Displays were ordered for stations and are waiting to be received. Once the displays are delivered, Metra forces will begin the installation.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Station Improvements Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
State of good repair (SOGR) deficiencies at Metra stations that have been previously identified will be addressed by this project. Repair costs, labor, and construction materials will be funded by this annual project. Specific activities may include but are not limited to, the repair or replacement of roofs, masonry improvements, and tuck-pointing, door and window replacement, concrete repair work, improvements to interior spaces, replacement or repair of lighting, drainage improvements, and repairs to exterior station elements. Metra forces may complete some project activities for cost savings and to expedite repairs.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $800,000 $0 $0 $800,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Systemwide Station Signs Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $3,075,000 $15,865,000

Project Details

Description
This project will replace all Metra station identification throughout the Metra system. These signs were installed in the early 1980s and are reaching the end of useful life. The new signs will be designed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $10,260,000 $10,260,000
State $0 $3,075,000 $2,530,000 $5,605,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,500,000 $3,075,000 $12,790,000 $17,365,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Ticket Vending Machines Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $7,500,000 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project is the first phase of installing up to 310 ticket vending machines (TVMs) at selected stations throughout the Metra system to provide added amenities to Metra customers. The TVMs will offer a variety of ticket purchasing options and make purchasing tickets faster, easier, and more convenient for our customers. The TVMs will be fully ADA-accessible and will offer the ability to purchase tickets using contactless cards and mobile wallet applications and will no longer need to insert debit/credit cards into the machine.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $7,500,000 $7,500,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $33,510,000 $0 $7,500,000 $41,010,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$46,000,090
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
This project is currently in the production phase. The manufacturing of the first 100 TVMs is in progress. Seventy-Seven (77) total TVM’s have been delivered and installed. The extended pilot program continues with the newly installed TVM’s.

Last Updated 04.15.2024

+ University Park Station-Ramps & Canopies Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will provide construction funds for the rehabilitation of the University Park station along the Metra Electric (ME) Line. The station will be rehabilitated to be ADA compliant and the existing pedestrian ramps will be renovated. Additional construction funds will be provided in future programs.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,200,000 $0 $0 $1,200,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Van Buren St. Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $28,500,000 $28,500,000 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
A complete renovation of the downtown Chicago terminal station will rehabilitate the existing historic waiting rooms, replace the roof assembly while maintaining the green roof, and will replace the pedestrian tunnel in the park. A new 'pop-up' entrance in Grant Park will add a new access stair case and elevator and add an ADA-compliant ramp connecting to the pedestrian bridge. The pedestrian tunnel under Michigan Ave will be waterproofed and a new elevator will be added to the Jackson Blvd platform. The scope of work includes rehabilitation of the stair enclosures and elevator west of Michigan Avenue, replacement of the platforms, new full-length platform canopies, heated warming shelters, construction of a new vendor space at lower level, and all new mechanical, electrical, and plumbing throughout the station.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $28,500,000 $0 $28,500,000
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $28,500,000 $0 $28,500,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$48,126,300
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Metra awarded the consultant contract for station concept design. The concept design is at 15% completion and on hold pending completion of lakefront ordinance protection, NEPA, and environmental processes. Documents are being prepared to be submitted for lakefront ordinance for approval. Environmental and NEPA work is ongoing. The Memorandum of Understanding should be fully executed in Q1 of 2024.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Waukegan Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will rehabilitate the inbound and outbound platforms. Platform light poles and fixtures on both platforms will be replaced. New on-platform shelters will be removed and reinstalled. Project activities may also include renovations to the interior of the station depot.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $600,000 $0 $0 $600,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ West Chicago Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $8,000,000 $8,000,000

Project Details

Description
The project involves the rehabilitation of the West Chicago Station facility. Work to be done may include, but is not limited to, rehabilitation of the access tunnels, stairs, ramps, waiting room, platforms, lighting, retaining wall improvements, and painting. Project funds will be used for construction as design and engineering have been accomplished under a separate project.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $8,000,000 $0 $8,000,000
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $300,000 $8,000,000 $0 $8,300,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ West Hinsdale Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $4,130,000

Project Details

Description
This project will provide design engineering funds for platform rehabilitation of the West Hinsdale station facility along the BNSF Line. The station will be rehabilitated to be ADA compliant. Construction funds are provided in later years
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $4,130,000 $4,130,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,000,000 $0 $4,130,000 $5,130,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Western Ave Station BNS Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project funds the design and renovation of the Western Avenue station facility in the West Side of Chicago along the BNSF Line. The project scope may include, but is not limited to, the repair or replacement of aging shelter enclosures, station lighting upgrades, and platform renovation work. Additional project elements may include, sidewalk repairs, upgraded bike facilities, landscape enhancements, and other related work as needed. The station will be made fully ADA accessible upon completion of the project.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $300,000 $0 $0 $300,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Westmont Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project involves installing a new heated-platform technology that the village requested. The heated platform will reduce the amount of snow and ice build-up during winter months, nearly eliminating the need for manual snow removal.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $19,900,000 $0 $0 $19,900,000

Last Updated 03.16.2023

+ Woodstock Station-Warming Shelter Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $1,000,000 $1,000,000

Project Details

Description
This is a community-initiated project from the City of Woodstock, which has a contract with the design consultant. Metra will reimburse the City of Woodstock for design and will bid it out for construction. The project will add a new warming shelter on the inbound platform side located across the tracks from the current Woodstock Metra Station that will have on-demand heating. The shelter will have finishes that complement the Station, matching the style and architecture of its context.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $1,000,000 $0 $1,000,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $1,000,000 $0 $1,000,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ CTA CTA OFPS - Equipment (Lease) - VENTRA System $82,990,931 $82,990,931 $141,675,000 $58,684,069

Support the VENTRA System

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2024 Funding 2024-2028 Funding PMO
+ CTA Open Fare Payment System - Equipment (Lease) - VENTRA Support Facilities & Equipment System $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
CTA Open Fare Payment System - Equipment (Lease) - VENTRA: funds will provide in part for the principal and interest of the agreement need for the Open Fare Standard equipment, hardware, and software costs.The contractor (Cubic) costs including, but are not limited to, expenses incurred to design, build, finance, operate, maintain, repair and replace the equipment, the software and the Open Standards Fare System, and provide the Services, in accordance with the specifications and performance at the service levels and perform any other obligations pursuant to this Agreement.The capital share of the annual Base component cost is $15 million which provides for necessary design, testing, purchase and installation of assets such as the following: Ventra Vending Machines, Mobile Data Validators (readers), Driver Terminal Displays, retail terminals, and B26all software applications, and back-end hardware.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $30,000,000 $0 $0 $30,000,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$60,000,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
This project is for the 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 annual equipment lease. The annual 2023 payments for the equipment lease began and will continue to make payments.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Ventra 3.0 Upgrade Support Facilities & Equipment System $82,990,931 $82,990,931

Project Details

Description
Funding will provide for the complete overhaul of the Open Standards Fare System (OSFS), called Ventra. This will be the first major overhaul of this complex technology tool in nearly 10 years. The Ventra system was initially launched in 2013/2014 and since that time, fare collection technology has drastically improved, due in large part of the Ventra system. The Ventra upgrade or Ventra 3 project will move CTA, Pace and Metra onto a modern, open architecture platform that harnesses technology enhancements and fare system advancements from the past ten years.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $82,990,931 $0 $82,990,931
Total $0 $82,990,931 $0 $82,990,931

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Metra Signal & Electrical Improvements Rail $66,075,000 $176,080,000 $1,136,471,595 $960,391,595

Replace and upgrade train control and grade crossing signals and systems.

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2024 Funding 2024-2028 Funding PMO
+ 16th St. Interlocker Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $12,910,000 $15,660,000 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project will replace the 16th Street interlocking with a modern solid-state automated electronic system at a junction with tracks owned by Canadian National (CN) near 16th Street in Chicago. The 16th Street interlocking plant consists of an obsolete manual interlocking with two outdated hand lever machines built in 1901 and 1929. There are no manufacturers of spare or replacement equipment for these machines.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $2,750,000 $2,750,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $12,910,000 $0 $12,910,000
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $66,590,000 $12,910,000 $2,750,000 $82,250,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$14,055,507
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The preliminary design was completed, and CN is waiting on drawings. Bid package documents were developed and design proposals were submitted. The award for the interlocking track and signal upgrades were awarded in October 2022 and activities for signal upgrades design continue.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ 16th Street Substation Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will fund the design, replacement, and expansion of the 16th Street Substation along the Metra Electric (ME) Line. The rectifiers are several decades old, difficult to repair due to a lack of spare components, and they have long exceeded their useful life. This project is a prerequisite for additional service capacity. The project is part of an ongoing program to repair and replace components of the electrical power distribution system and will allow for additional trains to be scheduled.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $500,000 $0 $0 $500,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ A-20 (Techny) Interlocker Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $0 $23,005,000 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project provides engineering and construction funds to modernize the A-20 Interlocking near Techny Road in Northbrook on the Milwaukee District North Line. The scope of work includes improving two grade crossings (Shermer and Techny Road), modernizing signals, and improving track between the Morton Grove Station and Deerfield Station. Under this project, work may include adding rail, switches, signals, crossovers, and renewal of track and signal circuits and cables. The project will implement a signal control system that is PTC compatible.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $10,900,000 $10,900,000
State $0 $0 $12,105,000 $12,105,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $8,690,000 $0 $23,005,000 $31,695,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$19,258,610
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Preliminary engineering work is near completion and a construction Invitation for Bid (IFB) package is ongoing. Once completed, it will be submitted and advertised after the railroad cost sharing agreement is executed and potential grants are awarded.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Centralized Traffic Control System Upgrade Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $500,000 $1,000,000

Project Details

Description
Metra’s aging communications systems will be updated, improved, or replaced under this project to implement state-of-the-art solutions that are more reliable. Sub-projects may include, but may not be limited to, the improvement or replacement of Metra’s current radio systems, phone systems, and data-transfer systems. Project activities may reduce the long-term operating, audit, monitoring, and repair costs while improving the reliability of various communications systems. The primary means of communicating with the field is the ATCS radio network which is being decommissioned within the next 3-5 years. Backup modes of communications rely on aging copper circuits which are costly and unreliable. Centralized Traffic Control (CTC) over Interoperable Train Control Messaging (ITCM) leverages the PTC communications infrastructure to transport controls and indications, which increases reliability and decreases cost by converging infrastructure.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $500,000 $500,000 $1,000,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $500,000 $500,000 $1,000,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Consolidated Control Facility (CCF) - Generator & UPS Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project funds construction services for the replacement of an existing diesel generator and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system. The new diesel generator will be powered by natural gas, thereby reducing operating costs and emissions. The system provides an important backup power supply.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,710,000 $0 $0 $1,710,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$1,263,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
Metra continued to make headway on the project. The generator is 93% complete and expected to be completed by the end of 2023.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Constant Tension Catenary Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $1,100,000 $5,205,000

Project Details

Description
This project will fund an engineering study of constant tension technology for the potential application to the Metra Electric (ME) District. The catenary system is currently undergoing extensive rehabilitation. Constant tension technology may be added to the catenary rehabilitation project scope pending the results of this study.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $1,100,000 $4,105,000 $5,205,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $1,100,000 $4,105,000 $5,205,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Constant Tension Catenary Study Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will fund an engineering study of constant tension technology for the potential application to the Metra Electric (ME) District. The catenary system is currently undergoing extensive rehabilitation. Constant tension technology may be added to the catenary rehabilitation project scope pending the results of this study.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,436,000 $0 $0 $1,436,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Crossing Inventory Management System Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $300,000 $470,000

Project Details

Description
Metra will procure a web-based railway crossing inventory management application. The new software application shall have numerous features that may include but are not limited to the capability to sync with the FRA Grade Crossing Inventory System (GCIS), the ability to utilize the GCIS Application Programming Interface (API), compatibility with FRA Accident Prediction and Severity (APS) model, ability to provide near real-time data transfer. The project will also include professional services to review and provide quality control of existing databases and field investigation to update the crossing inventory and crash incident databases.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $300,000 $170,000 $470,000
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $500,000 $300,000 $170,000 $970,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Crossings (Road & Track) MED Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $1,800,000 $7,800,000

Project Details

Description
These projects provide for the renewal of rail highway grade crossings at various locations on the Metra District commuter lines and the Union Pacific Lines. The specific crossings to be renewed will be based on the stage of deterioration at each crossing. The work will include, but not be limited to, replacement of cross ties, crossing material, and ballast, as well as the surfacing of the track.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $1,800,000 $6,000,000 $7,800,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $2,100,000 $1,800,000 $6,000,000 $9,900,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Crossings (Road & Track) MWD Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $1,930,000 $3,650,000

Project Details

Description
These projects provide for the renewal of rail highway grade crossings at various locations on the MDW. The specific crossings to be renewed will be based on the stage of deterioration at each crossing. The work will include, but not be limited to, replacement of cross ties, crossing material, and ballast, as well as the surfacing of the track.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $1,930,000 $1,720,000 $3,650,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $4,350,000 $1,930,000 $1,720,000 $8,000,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Crossings (Road & Track) RID Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
These projects provide for the renewal of rail highway grade crossings at various locations on the RID. The specific crossings to be renewed will be based on the stage of deterioration at each crossing. The work will include, but not be limited to, replacement of cross ties, crossing material, and ballast, as well as the surfacing of the track.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $3,750,000 $0 $0 $3,750,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Crossings (Road & Track) UPR Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
These projects provide for the renewal of rail highway grade crossings at various locations on the Union Pacific Lines. The specific crossings to be renewed will be based on the stage of deterioration at each crossing. The work will include, but not be limited to, replacement of cross ties, crossing material, and ballast, as well as the surfacing of the track.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $500,000 $0 $0 $500,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ CTC Over ITCM Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
Metra’s aging communications systems will be updated, improved, or replaced under this project to implement state-of-the-art solutions that are more reliable. Sub-projects may include, but may not be limited to, the improvement or replacement of Metra’s current radio systems, phone systems, and data-transfer systems. Project activities may reduce the long-term operating, audit, monitoring, and repair costs while improving the reliability of various communications systems.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,000,000 $0 $0 $1,000,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ DC & AC Switchgear Replacement Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $500,000 $1,325,000

Project Details

Description
Metra will install a new switchgear system that can supply Direct Current (DC) and Alternating Current (AC) switchgear along the Metra Electric (ME) Line. This project will replace obsolete assets with a new system designed to protect the DC powered railway line and integrated with high-speed circuit breakers for the rectifier, the power feeder, and the backup application to prevent safety incidents.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $500,000 $825,000 $1,325,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,690,000 $500,000 $825,000 $3,015,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Downtown Public Information Displays Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
Public Information Displays (PIDs) at the terminal stations in downtown Chicago have exceeded their useful life and are due for replacement. Crucial information is such as arrival times, the track number of arrivals and departures, equipment failures, and delays are visually communicated to Metra riders via the PIDs system. Project activities may include, but are not limited to, installing equipment and components, purchasing new hardware for emergency repairs, and the installation of a replacement system. The new PIDs system will be designed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is essential to accommodate passengers with hearing impairments. This is a multi-year, phase-funded project
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $2,700,000 $0 $0 $2,700,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Fiber Optic MED Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $0 $0 ✔︎

Project Details

Description
This project consists of the replacement of the coaxial cable and copper cable used to conduct voice and signal data on the Metra Electric District’s Main Line. The fiber optic cable will connect to the recent installation on the South Chicago Branch and Blue Island Branch and extend to the downtown terminal. Existing cable will be replaced with fiber optic cable. New cable will be hung on the catenary structures in a manner similar to the existing cable.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $0 $0 $0 $0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^ Budget Status Schedule Status Start Date End Date
$2,000,000
On Budget
On Schedule

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status
The designer reached 100% design completion. The design was submitted and is under review by Metra.

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Harvey Substation Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $300,000 $4,635,000

Project Details

Description
This project will fund the design, replacement, and expansion of the Harvey Substation along the Metra Electric (ME) Line. The rectifiers are several decades old, difficult to repair due to a lack of spare components, and they have long exceeded their useful life. This project is a prerequisite for additional service capacity. The project is part of an ongoing program to repair and replace components of the electrical power distribution system and will allow for additional trains to be scheduled.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $300,000 $4,335,000 $4,635,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $500,000 $300,000 $4,335,000 $5,135,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Homewood Substation Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $300,000 $600,000

Project Details

Description
This project will fund the design, replacement, and expansion of the Homewood Substation along the Metra Electric (ME) Line. The rectifiers are several decades old, difficult to repair due to a lack of spare components, and they have long exceeded their useful life. This project is a prerequisite for additional service capacity. The project is part of an ongoing program to repair and replace components of the electrical power distribution system and will allow for additional trains to be scheduled.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $300,000 $300,000 $600,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,200,000 $300,000 $300,000 $1,800,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Impedance Bonds Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $800,000 $2,750,000

Project Details

Description
This project involves replacing impedance bonds that are damaged, defective, or have insufficient negative return equipment and connections. The impedance bonds are a fundamental part of the track circuit. Impedance bonds control the current path and thus limit the power losses and assure proper function of the protective relays
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $800,000 $1,950,000 $2,750,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $1,510,000 $800,000 $1,950,000 $4,260,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Lake Forest Crossovers Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project will provide construction funds for the replacement of crossovers in Lake Forest on Metra’s Milwaukee District North Line.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $3,000,000 $0 $0 $3,000,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ Lake St. Interlocker Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $0 $0

Project Details

Description
This project consists of the modernization and upgrading of the Lake Street interlocker at the north end of the Ogilvie Transportation Center (OTC), including replacement of track, track bed, switches, switch machines, switch heaters, dwarf signals and signal cable. In the future, the interlocking control machine in Lake Street Tower will be replaced by modern equipment.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $0 $0 $0
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $250,000 $0 $0 $250,000

Last Updated 12.16.2022

+ MED Improvements Electrical, Signal & Communications Rail $18,000,000 $22,000,000

Project Details

Description
This project consists of the upgrade of the Metra Electric track and structure in conjunction with the increased service planned for the Northern Indiana Commuter Railroad District (NICTD) and its Federally assisted New Start project for the South Shore Line. This project will install, upgrade and/or realign tracks, install signals, turnouts, and associated catenaries, extend and construct new storage tracks, and construct and install new platforms. Metra funds are to be fully reimbursed in accordance with a Fixed Facility Agreement with NICTD.
Funding Amounts by Source
*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table.
Source Previous Funding* 2024 Funding 2025-2028 Funding Total
Federal $0 $18,000,000 $4,000,000 $22,000,000
State $0 $0 $0 $0
RTA $0 $0 $0 $0
Service Board / Local $0 $0 $0 $0
Total $5,500,000 $18,000,000 $4,000,000 $27,500,000

Last Updated 12.14.2023

+ Milwaukee North Signals Electrical, Signal & Communications