Regional Capital Program

Regional Capital Program

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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 were defined in the Invest in Transit Regional Transit Strategic Plan and are updated on an annual basis. This page shows details about the funding for each priority project.

The 2022-2026 5-Year Regional Capital Program includes over 200 projects that are advancing many of these Priority Projects. The capital projects are also shown in the table below, organized by Priority Project. Each project listing shows the amount of funding programmed in the 2022-2026 Regional Capital Program. Each listing also shows the core requirement(s) and strategic goals that each project helps to address, as defined in the region’s new performance-based capital allocation process.

Notably, the region has committed to dedicating 20% of programmed funds to projects that fulfill the core requirements of improving equity or achieving full 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 and 2026 budget years. Detailed analysis of the core requirements and strategic goals can be found 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.

 

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Agency Priority Project Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding 10 Year Funding Needed 10 Year Unfunded Need
+ CTA Bond Repayment, Interest Cost & Finance Cost System $332,021,778 $1,096,836,620 $1,746,838,407 $650,001,787

Description:

Support CTA Debt

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ CTA Bond Repayment - Principal/Interest Miscellaneous System $332,021,778 $1,096,836,620

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$185,923,933
$764,814,842
$950,738,775
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$146,097,845
$0
$146,097,845
Total
$164,754,798
$332,021,778
$764,814,842
$1,261,591,418

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ CTA Red Purple Modernization Rail $179,371,605 $344,847,735 $6,301,000,000 $5,956,152,265

Description:

Advancement of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Program, the largest line rebuild and capital improvement project in CTA history

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ NML - Red/Purple Modernization - Phase 1 Modernization Rail $179,371,605 $344,847,735

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

North Main Line - RPM The purpose of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Program is to expand capacity to meet growing ridership demand; reduce travel times; improve access to job markets and destinations; better utilize existing transit infrastructure; bring the existing infrastructure to a state of good repair; and improve access to the system for patrons with disabilities.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$100,000,000
$165,476,130
$265,476,130
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$79,371,605
$0
$79,371,605
Total
$100,000,000
$179,371,605
$165,476,130
$444,847,735

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$2,203,408,226

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Oct 2019

End Date

Jan 2025

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

Current Status

Walsh‐Fluor Design‐Build Team (WFDBT) continues to progress on this project. For
the Lawrence to Bryn Mawr Modernization (LBMM), station and structure demolition from Ardmore to Winona, stageline sheeting, engineered barriers, and the drilled shafts from Ardmore to Foster were completed. The Red‐Purple Bypass (RPB) portion of the project continued with the Vautravers building being moved for future alignment. In‐service compatibility test period for the new DGTRACK Track Circuit System and Impedance Bond were also completed at Lakewood.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ CTA New Control and Training Center System $110,000,000 $110,000,000 $110,000,000 $0

Description:

Construct new CTA complex (campus) to include a Control Center and Training Facility. The facility will be equipped with modern state of the art technology, heighten security criteria and redundant power sources. The Control Center portion of campus will include an auditorium, situation room, network operations center, and communication and training rooms. While, the new training facility portion of the campus will contain offices, classrooms, and conference rooms for CTA employee training. The training facility will contain both bus and railcar inspection pits including embedded rail track and testing track for rail operations.

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ New Control & Training Center Support Facilities & Equipment System $110,000,000 $110,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

CTA complex (campus) to include a Control Center and Training Facility. The facility will be equipped with modern state of the art technology, heighten security criteria and redundant power sources. The Control Center portion of campus will include an auditorium, situation room, network operations center, and communication and training rooms. While, the new training facility portion of the campus will contain offices, classrooms, and conference rooms for CTA employee training.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$110,000,000
$0
$110,000,000
Total
$0
$110,000,000
$0
$110,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ CTA Red Line Extension Rail $95,271,335 $357,771,335 $2,497,000,000 $2,139,228,665

Description:

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

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ Red Line Extension - Planning, Preliminary Engineering Extensions & Expansions Rail $95,271,335 $357,771,335

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Red Line Extension Planning, Preliminary Engineering
Funds 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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$30,000,000
$30,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$95,271,335
$232,500,000
$327,771,335
Total
$0
$95,271,335
$262,500,000
$357,771,335

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ CTA Railcar Purchase Rail $94,456,481 $349,658,667 $1,087,276,532 $737,617,865

Description:

Replacement of 2600- and 3200-series rail cars

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ Purchase Rail Cars - 7000 Series (Base Order 400) Rolling Stock Rail $94,456,481 $177,171,304

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$63,220,904
$82,714,823
$145,935,727
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$31,235,577
$0
$31,235,577
Total
$40,543,996
$94,456,481
$82,714,823
$217,715,300

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$719,817,768

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Apr 2016

End Date

Dec 2024

^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. Technical
meetings are held to discuss open technical issues and quality control procedures. Revenue service testing continued on the Blue Line, transitioning over to the Orange Line in September. Operation/functionality is being monitored by CTA and CRRC personnel. CTA inspection personnel are working in China and continue to conduct welded subassembly checks and production car body shell inspections. There are 24 assembled car body shells and 50 cars total in various stages of completion.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Rail Cars - 7000 Series Option One (156 cars) Rolling Stock Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Rail Cars - 7000 Sers Option One 156
- CIP funds provides for initial cash needs and obligation anticipated for the Option One order to procure an additional 156 new 7000' series rail cars.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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
$294,431,108
$0
$0
$294,431,108

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Rail Cars - 7000 Series Option Three (100 cars) Rolling Stock Rail $0 $42,325,175

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

CIP funds provides for initial cash needs and obligationanticipated for the Option Three order to procure an additional 100 new 7000' series rail cars.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$12,629,059
$12,629,059
State
$0
$0
$29,696,116
$29,696,116
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$42,325,175
$42,325,175

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Rail Cars - 7000 Series Option Two (100 cars) Rolling Stock Rail $0 $130,162,188

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

CIP funds provides for initial cash needs and obligationanticipated for the Option Two order to procure an additional 100 new 7000' series rail cars.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$130,162,188
$130,162,188
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$130,162,188
$130,162,188

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Metra Rail Station Improvements Rail $62,397,000 $216,212,000 $725,784,694 $509,572,694

Description:

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

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ 103rd St. Station Rosemoor Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $3,000,000 $8,900,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will fund the rehabilitation of the 103rd St. (Rosemoor) station on the Metra Electric (ME) Line in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago. Upon completion, the station will be made fully ADA-accessible. The project elements may include the replacement and/or rehabilitation of station platforms, new lighting, gatehouse/head house rehabilitation, replacement of leaking roofs, installation of warming shelters, new platform amenities, and other related work. The project may also include wayfinding signage or other station identifiers.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$3,000,000
$5,900,000
$8,900,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$3,000,000
$5,900,000
$8,900,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$3,000,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

May 2020

End Date

Jun 2022

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

Current Status

A Notice to Proceed was issued by Metra in May 2020. Site surveys and inspections have been completed. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review process as well as the historic assessment are ongoing. Additional scope has been added to the design to replace shelters with larger headhouses and extend platform canopies at all five stations as well as additional scope at the 95th and 111th Street Stations. Design activities are about 40% complete and will resume once the NEPA process and historical assessment are completed. After design is completed, the station construction contracts will be bid out separately.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 107th St. (Beverly Hills) Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $1,000,000 $1,000,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,000,000
$0
$1,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$1,000,000
$0
$1,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 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 of
station 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 may
also include wayfinding signage or other station identifiers.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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^

$20,750,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

May 2020

End Date

Jun 2023

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

Current Status

A Notice to Proceed was issued by Metra in May 2020. Site surveys and inspections have been completed. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review process as well as the historic assessment are ongoing. Additional scope has been added to the design to replace shelters with larger headhouses and extend platform canopies at all five stations as well as additional scope at the 95th and 111th Street Stations. Design activities are about 40% complete and will resume once the NEPA process and historical assessment are completed. After design is completed, the station construction contracts will be bid out separately.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 115th St Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $870,000 $4,480,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$870,000
$3,610,000
$4,480,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$870,000
$3,610,000
$4,480,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 147th St. - Sibley Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $9,400,000 $9,400,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$9,400,000
$0
$9,400,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$600,000
$9,400,000
$0
$10,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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
$18,000,000
$0
$0
$18,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 79th St. Station Chatham Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $8,000,000 $13,900,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project funds the complete rehabilitation of the 79th Street station facility 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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$8,000,000
$5,900,000
$13,900,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$5,000,000
$8,000,000
$5,900,000
$18,900,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$8,000,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

May 2020

End Date

Jun 2022

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

Current Status

A Notice to Proceed was issued by Metra in May 2020. Site surveys and inspections have been completed. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review process as well as the historic assessment are ongoing. Additional scope has been added to the design to replace shelters with larger headhouses and extend platform canopies at all five stations as well as additional scope at the 95th and 111th Street Stations. Design activities are about 40% complete and will resume once the NEPA process and historical assessment are completed. After design is completed, the station construction contracts will be bid out separately.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 87th Street Station Woodruff Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $3,900,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will fund the rehabilitation of the 87th Street / Woodruff Station on the Metra Electric Line in Chicago. Upon completion, the station will be made fully ADA-accessible. The project elements may include the replacement and/or rehabilitation of station platforms, new lighting, rehabilitation of the head house, replacement of leaking roofs, installation of warming shelters, new platform amenities, and other related work. The project may also include wayfinding signage or other station identifiers.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$3,900,000
$3,900,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$3,900,000
$3,900,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$10,750,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

May 2020

End Date

Jun 2022

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

Current Status

A Notice to Proceed was issued by Metra in May 2020. Site surveys and inspections have been completed. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review process as well as the historic assessment are ongoing. Additional scope has been added to the design to replace shelters with larger headhouses and extend platform canopies at all five stations as well as additional scope at the 95th and 111th Street Stations. Design activities are about 40% complete and will resume once the NEPA process and historical assessment are completed. After design is completed, the station construction contracts will be bid out separately.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 95th Street Station CSU Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $5,200,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$5,200,000
$5,200,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$5,200,000
$5,200,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$19,000,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

May 2020

End Date

Mar 2022

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

Current Status

A Notice to Proceed was issued by Metra in May 2020. Site surveys and inspections have been completed. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review process as well as the historic assessment are ongoing. Additional scope has been added to the design to replace shelters with larger headhouses and extend platform canopies at all five stations as well as additional scope at the 95th and 111th Street Stations. Design activities are about 40% complete and will resume once the NEPA process and historical assessment are completed. After design is completed, the station construction contracts will be bid out separately.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Arlington Park Station-Parking Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $6,237,000 $6,237,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$6,237,000
$0
$6,237,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$6,237,000
$0
$6,237,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Auburn Park New Station Stations & Passenger Facilities rail $4,300,000 $6,500,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$4,300,000
$2,200,000
$6,500,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$3,000,000
$4,300,000
$2,200,000
$9,500,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$45,000,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Apr 2019

End Date

Dec 2025

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

Current Status

The demolition has been completed in April 2021. The design has been finalized and construction contract is in the process of being awarded. Notice to Proceed is anticipated to be issued in the beginning of next year.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 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

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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
$306,000
$0
$0
$306,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 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 Street
station in Blue Island. Work for this project will include, but not be limited to, historic rehabilitation,

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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 01.19.2022

+ Commuter Asset Acquisition Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will set aside funds for the potential acquisition of physical assets, structures, stations, and/or yard facilities.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Congress Park Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $4,750,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$4,750,000
$4,750,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Downtown Public Address System Electrical, Signal, & Comms 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).

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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 01.19.2022

+ Downtown Station Signs Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $530,000 $530,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$530,000
$0
$530,000
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$530,000
$0
$530,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Elevator Replacement Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $1,450,000 $15,050,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will replace or renovate elevators at various stations across the Metra system.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,450,000
$13,600,000
$15,050,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,450,000
$1,450,000
$13,600,000
$16,500,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$300,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Jan 2021

End Date

Oct 2022

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

Current Status

Metra completed site visits at various stations to evaluate, select and negotiate the highest priorities for the elevator replacements. The design development process continues to progress towards 90% completion. Metra works to write task order for A/E design of 16 elevators in 11 stations.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Elmhurst Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $1,000,000 $1,000,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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
$2,000,000
$1,000,000
$0
$3,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Evanston Davis St. Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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
$20,000,000
$0
$0
$20,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Glen Ellyn Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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

Last Updated 01.19.2022

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

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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

Last Updated 01.19.2022

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

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project involves the rehabilitation of the Homewood Metra Station and associated intermodal
facilities. The scope of work may include, but is not limited to, general tunnel rehabilitation, tunnel
drainage solutions, elevator and stair improvements, 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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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^

$13,561,551

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

May 2021

End Date

Dec 2024

^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% design for the station is under review by Metra and PMO. The Consultant is reviewing construction bid documents before it goes out to bid. Relocation of electrical service work is underway by Metra Forces.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Homewood Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $2,100,000 $2,100,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$2,100,000
$0
$2,100,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$2,100,000
$0
$2,100,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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 01.19.2022

+ Kedzie Station-Retaining Wall Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $250,000 $250,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$250,000
$0
$250,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$250,000
$0
$250,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Kenilworth Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $1,200,000 $1,200,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,200,000
$0
$1,200,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$1,200,000
$0
$1,200,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ LaGrange Road Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $1,710,000 $5,110,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project consists of the rehabilitation of the LaGrange Road station facility in LaGrange along the BNSF line. The scope of work may include, but is not limited to, replacing the station depot and windbreak roofs, renovating the station depot heating and ventilations systems, brick and stone repairs and 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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,710,000
$3,400,000
$5,110,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$1,710,000
$3,400,000
$5,110,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Millennium Station-MEP Upgrades Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $800,000 $3,650,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$800,000
$2,850,000
$3,650,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$2,180,000
$800,000
$2,850,000
$5,830,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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 01.19.2022

+ Olympia Fields Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $3,500,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$7,500,000
$0
$3,500,000
$11,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Parking Lot Improvements Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $500,000 $2,500,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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
$1,000,000
$500,000
$2,000,000
$3,500,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Passenger Information Electrical, Signal, & Comms 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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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 01.19.2022

+ Peterson Ridge New Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $200,000 $650,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$200,000
$450,000
$650,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$4,000,000
$200,000
$450,000
$4,650,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$22,629,765

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Jul 2021

End Date

Mar 2023

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

Current Status

Design for the new station has been completed. The contracts for construction management and construction contractor were procured and awarded in June and July of this year, respectively. Notice to Proceeds were issued in June for the Construction Manager and August for the Construction Contractor. The stop work order previously reported on was rescinded during this reporting period and the Contractor was notified to resume construction activities.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Platform Improvements Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $4,500,000 $21,800,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project is part of Metra’s ongoing effort to bring commuter rail stations into compliance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Platform and access work may be complete as necessary.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$4,500,000
$17,300,000
$21,800,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$500,000
$4,500,000
$17,300,000
$22,300,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$6,000,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Sep 2020

End Date

Dec 2022

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

Current Status

Platform work at West Hinsdale and New Lenox have been completed. Platform work is ongoing at the 103rd Street, Barrington, Chicago Ridge, Jefferson Park, Franklin Park and Mundelein stations.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

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

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project is part of Metra’s ongoing effort to bring commuter rail stations into compliance with the
requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. The project will focus on
platform and platform access routes, as necessary.
Wherever platform work is undertaken, the existing platforms will be rehabilitated in order to allow
deteriorated 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,

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ River Forrest Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $900,000 $900,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$900,000
$0
$900,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$900,000
$0
$900,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Rogers Park Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $1,000,000 $26,100,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will completely rehabilitate the northern-most Metra station in 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. Station lighting upgrades and platform renovation work will be completed as needed.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,000,000
$15,825,000
$16,825,000
State
$0
$0
$9,275,000
$9,275,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$1,000,000
$25,100,000
$26,100,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Round Lake Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $750,000 $3,750,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$750,000
$3,000,000
$3,750,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$750,000
$3,000,000
$3,750,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Shelters Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $2,500,000 $5,500,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$2,500,000
$3,000,000
$5,500,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$2,500,000
$3,000,000
$5,500,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$3,000,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Oct 2020

End Date

Jun 2023

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

Current Status

Shelters were installed at Harvey and 75th St. Stations. Aluminum shelters continue to be installed throughout the system. A design order for other types of shelters to be installed is in negotiations.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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
$2,000,000
$0
$0
$2,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Station ADA Improvements Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $3,300,000 $9,830,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$3,300,000
$6,530,000
$9,830,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$3,300,000
$6,530,000
$9,830,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Station Improvements Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $800,000 $5,700,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$800,000
$4,900,000
$5,700,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$2,000,000
$800,000
$4,900,000
$7,700,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Systemwide Station Signs Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $1,500,000 $16,000,000

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).

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,500,000
$14,500,000
$16,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$14,500,000
$17,500,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Ticket Vending Machines Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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
$12,650,000
$0
$0
$12,650,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ TROI - NET Station Displays Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $3,000,000 $5,000,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$3,000,000
$1,671,000
$4,671,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$329,000
$329,000
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$2,636,320
$3,000,000
$2,000,000
$7,636,320

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ University Park Station-Ramps & Canopies Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $6,700,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$6,700,000
$6,700,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$6,700,000
$6,700,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Van Buren St. Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $5,750,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$5,750,000
$5,750,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$38,126,300
$0
$5,750,000
$43,876,300

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$48,126,300

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Jun 2018

End Date

Dec 2024

^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 100% completion. Documents are being prepared to be submitted for lakefront ordinance for approval. Completion of documents and submittal is projected for February 2022. Environmental and NEPA work is ongoing.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ West Chicago Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $300,000 $6,050,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$300,000
$5,750,000
$6,050,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$300,000
$5,750,000
$6,050,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ West Hinsdale Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $1,025,000

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

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$1,025,000
$1,025,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$1,025,000
$1,025,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Western Ave Station BNS Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $300,000 $300,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$300,000
$0
$300,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$300,000
$0
$300,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Westmont Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $1,000,000 $2,000,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$2,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$2,000,000
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$4,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Metra Signal & Electrical Improvements Rail $48,028,000 $219,614,000 $1,131,268,000 $911,654,000

Description:

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

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ 16th St. Interlocker Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $3,500,000 $12,000,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$3,500,000
$8,500,000
$12,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$3,000,000
$3,500,000
$8,500,000
$15,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ A-20 (Techny) Interlocker Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $6,000,000 $12,000,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$12,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$18,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Bi-Directional Signals (11TH TO 47TH) Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project consists of installing additional wayside signals with the "current of traffic" and all new wayside signals against the “current of traffic" along with all new relay houses, coded track circuits, and new power equipment for each relay house to permit bi-directional signaling on all four tracks along the Metra Electric District (MED). New signals will be added at 11th Place to control the entrance to the new signal system. The 51st Street Interlocking Plant will be moved to 45th Street and upgraded to new solid state controls with an additional new crossover.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Bi-Directional Signals (47TH TO 65TH) Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project consists of installing additional wayside signals with the "current of traffic" and all new wayside signals against the “current of traffic" along with all new relay houses, coded track circuits, and new power equipment for each relay house to permit bi-directional signaling on all four tracks along the Metra Electric District (MED). The 51st Street Interlocking Plant will be moved to 45th Street and upgraded to new solid state controls with an additional new crossover. The interlocking signals are controlled from Metra's new Consolidated Control Facility (CCF).

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Communication Improvements Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project involves the installation of improved communications equipment throughout the Metra system, including cameras, video equipment, and video back-up. The new equipment will improve operating cost and service reliability by replacing analog equipment with digital equipment.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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
$1,750,000
$0
$0
$1,750,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Consolidated Control Facility (CCF) Generation Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $1,710,000 $1,710,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$447,000
$0
$447,000
State
$0
$1,263,000
$0
$1,263,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$800,000
$1,710,000
$0
$2,510,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Constant Tension Catenary Study Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $436,000 $2,144,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$436,000
$1,708,000
$2,144,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$750,000
$436,000
$1,708,000
$2,894,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Crossings (Road & Track) MED Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Crossings (Road & Track) MWD Track & Structure Rail $2,500,000 $11,500,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$2,500,000
$9,000,000
$11,500,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$9,000,000
$14,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Crossings (Road & Track) RID Track & Structure Rail $1,500,000 $7,000,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,500,000
$5,500,000
$7,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,000,000
$1,500,000
$5,500,000
$8,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Crossings (Road & Track) UPR Track & Structure Rail $0 $2,000,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,000,000
$0
$2,000,000
$3,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ CTC Over ITCM Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $500,000 $500,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$500,000
$0
$500,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$500,000
$0
$500,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Downtown Public Information Displays Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $1,500,000 $4,200,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,500,000
$2,700,000
$4,200,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$1,500,000
$2,700,000
$4,200,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Fiber Optic MED Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $0 $15,000,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$15,000,000
$15,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$2,000,000
$0
$15,000,000
$17,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Impedance Bonds Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $800,000 $2,850,000

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

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$800,000
$2,050,000
$2,850,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$200,000
$800,000
$2,050,000
$3,050,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Lake Forrest Crossovers Electrical, Signal, & Comms 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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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 01.19.2022

+ Lake St. Interlocker Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $0 $33,000,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$33,000,000
$33,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,000,000
$0
$33,000,000
$34,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ MED Improvements Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $500,000 $12,000,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$500,000
$11,500,000
$12,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$4,000,000
$500,000
$11,500,000
$16,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Milwaukee North Signals Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $4,500,000 $9,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will improve signals from Rondout to Deerfield on the Milwaukee North Line. The project will include but not be limited to improve pedestrian crossings at the West Lake Forest Station, as well as grade crossing improvements at Everett and Conway roads in Lake Forest. IDOT will being doing improvements in conjunction with this project.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$4,500,000
$4,500,000
$9,000,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,100,000
$4,500,000
$4,500,000
$10,100,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Morgan Interlocking Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $2,500,000 $5,500,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will provide design and construction funds for the replacement of the Morgan Street Interlocking on Metra’s Milwaukee C&M subdivision, the signal system infrastructure between Canal Street and A-2 interlocking. The Morgan St. Interlocker and crossings were originally installed in the early 1960’s. The signal system is also affected by the extreme weather conditions common to the Chicago region. It has become extremely difficult in recent years to get parts to make repairs to keep the system operational.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$2,500,000
$3,000,000
$5,500,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$3,000,000
$2,500,000
$3,000,000
$8,500,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ MWD Holding Signal (50/50) Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $5,000,000 $15,400,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project is a multi-year signal replacement project on the Milwaukee West Line. Seven signals will be replaced between Wood Dale and Almora. This is a project in partnership with the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$5,000,000
$10,400,000
$15,400,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,250,000
$5,000,000
$10,400,000
$16,650,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Networking Equipment Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $2,000,000 $2,000,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$2,000,000
$0
$2,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$2,000,000
$0
$2,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ PTC Renewal (Engineering) Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $5,000,000 $5,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will fund the second phase of Positive Train Control (PTC). Project funds will update back office equipment, components, hardware, software, and other equipment that is necessary to maintain safe and consistent operations of Metra’s interoperable PTC system. This project will fund the purchase, installation, and training of a modern, streamlined PTC system to replace the current PTC back office before the end of its useful life. This new system will have an advanced user interface that will provide operational self-checks and will enable safer operations

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$5,000,000
$0
$5,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$5,000,000
$0
$5,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Seegar Interlocking Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will provide funds for the replacement of the Seeger Interlocking on Metra’s Union Pacific
Northwest line (MP 18.5). The layout of the control point only allows 30 mph crossover speeds for
commuter trains. The goal of this upgrade, in addition to updating the equipment, would be to increase
the train speeds to 40 mph, and upgrade the switch layouts to meet current railroad design
specification.
The existing signal system is approximately 50 years old and requires replacement due to age and

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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^

$2,000,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Nov 2020

End Date

Dec 2022

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

Current Status

Union Pacific Railroad finalized scope and completed design. Similarly, Metra finalized the cooperative agreement between Metra and Union Pacific and construction work has started.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Signal Standards Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project provides engineering design services for Centralized Train Control north of A5 on the Milwaukee District North Line. The project will allow the Signal Engineering department to create a cell library to expedite design and cost estimates of signal projects.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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
$550,000
$0
$0
$550,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Signal System Improvements MED Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $900,000 $4,850,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will replace various signal infrastructure such as junction boxes, electrical cabinets, wiring, LED lights, and other essential components on an as-needed basis. Locations and scope of work are determined upon routine inspection or failure.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$900,000
$3,950,000
$4,850,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,500,000
$900,000
$3,950,000
$6,350,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Signal System Improvements MWD Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $900,000 $4,800,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will replace various signal infrastructure such as junction boxes, electrical cabinets, wiring, LED lights, and other essential components on an as-needed basis. Locations and scope of work are determined upon routine inspection or failure.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$900,000
$3,900,000
$4,800,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,000,000
$900,000
$3,900,000
$5,800,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Signal System Improvements RID Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $900,000 $4,850,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will replace various signal infrastructure such as junction boxes, electrical cabinets, wiring, LED lights, and other essential components on an as-needed basis. Locations and scope of work are determined upon routine inspection or failure.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$900,000
$3,950,000
$4,850,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,500,000
$900,000
$3,950,000
$6,350,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Smart Gates Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $3,000,000 $7,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project involves upgrades to protected grade crossings to improve safety and reliability of grade crossing protections. Metra has approximately 300 active grade crossings with warning devices. This project will fund upgrades of circuitry at these grade crossings to the latest technology. Metra will install monitors to remotely check the condition of the grade crossing protection system. When a monitor detects an anomaly, the system will send notice to the back office and dispatch a signal maintainer to perform repairs.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$3,000,000
$4,000,000
$7,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$7,000,000
$3,000,000
$4,000,000
$14,000,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$6,500,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Nov 2020

End Date

Dec 2024

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

Current Status

Metra has utilized a Blanket Agreement for the purchase of Relay Cases to be utilized at the following Smart Gates locations: 72nd Street, 80th Place, 81st Street, and 90th Street on the Metra Electric District. Metra has completed a portion of the design in‐house. The design portion for the remote monitoring solution will be contracted out. The remote monitoring solution specification was completed and will be advertised for bid. At this time the project includes 14 locations, full implementation will be completed with future PAYGO funding.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Substation Improvements (Jackson) Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $0 $35,400,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will fund the replacement and expansion of the Jackson Substation along the Metra Electric (ME) District. The rectifiers are several decades old, difficult to repair due to lack of spare components, and they have long exceeded their useful life. This project is a prerequisite for additional service capacity on the tracks leading into Van Buren St. Station.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$6,400,000
$6,400,000
State
$0
$0
$29,000,000
$29,000,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$16,000,000
$0
$35,400,000
$51,400,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Switch Layout Standards Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $1,382,000 $6,910,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This multi-year project will standardize the layout of switches on the Metra Electric, Rock Island and Milwaukee North and West lines.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,382,000
$5,528,000
$6,910,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,382,000
$1,382,000
$5,528,000
$8,292,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Traction Power System Augmentation - MED Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Converting the tie stations into substations and installing a new substation will
increase capacity and reliability on the Metra Electric District. Construction was
performed moving from north to south. Construction was completed at 31st
Street and 51st Street. Design for 95th Street and Riverdale are 100% complete.
Bids were received and contract was awarded for both 95th St. and Riverdale
substation construction. The contractor was issued an NTP in October 2018 and

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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^

$32,264,285

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Oct 2018

End Date

Apr 2021

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

Current Status

Converting the tie stations into substations and installing a new substation will increase capacity and reliability on the Metra Electric District. Construction was performed moving from north to south. Construction was completed at 31st Street and 51st Street. Design for 95th Street and Riverdale are 100% complete. Bids were received and contract was awarded for both 95th St. and Riverdale substation construction. The contractor was issued an NTP in October 2018 and reached substantial completion this reporting period. This will be the final update on this project.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Western Interlocking Electrical, Signal, & Comms Rail $3,000,000 $3,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will provide construction funds for the replacement of the Western Avenue Interlocking at Vermont and Grove Street. In Metra’s Rock Island District, the signal system infrastructure at Western Avenue Junction interlocker has become obsolete. The interlocking was originally installed in the early 1960’s.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$3,000,000
$0
$3,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$0
$6,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Metra Fleet Modernization Plan Rail $42,000,000 $612,256,603 $1,609,919,796 $997,663,193

Description:

Replace and repair aging commuter rail cars and locomotives

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ Automatic Passenger Counters Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $7,000,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$2,335,000
$2,335,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$4,665,000
$4,665,000
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,000,000
$0
$7,000,000
$8,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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
$20,000,000
$0
$0
$20,000,000

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ 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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 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
$1,500,000
$2,000,000
$8,000,000
$11,500,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$16,155,891

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Nov 2018

End Date

Dec 2024

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

Current Status

The new technology will allow 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. In addition, individual frames will not be grainy or distorted. Currently, the DVR system is in full scale installation by Metra Forces. The contractor received Notice‐to‐Proceed in November 2019 for the installation. The installation of passenger area cameras is completed on five passenger cars and currently being installed on the one passenger car.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Car Rehab (Nippon Sharyo Highliners) Rolling Stock Rail $12,000,000 $34,532,466

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$12,000,000
$22,532,466
$34,532,466
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$6,598,233
$12,000,000
$22,532,466
$41,130,699

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$32,960,930

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Nov 2021

End Date

Dec 2025

^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 underway. The first two cars have initiated rehab activities under this program and are in progress in the shop. The first car is 95% complete and waiting for final materials to be installed and the second car is in progress. Additional cars will continue with rehabilitation process. Additional budget was added from various completed projects to support ongoing purchasing of materials.

Last Updated 01.19.2022

+ Car Rehab (Nippon Sharyo P-5) Rolling Stock Rail $10,400,000 $119,400,000

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.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

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* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total