Metra brags about having over 95% of its trains on time, but some lines are well below that level, the Tribune found.
Fortunately, one of the lines is the not the Union Pacific’s Northwest Line, which serves McHenry County.
That may be a legacy of former Metra Board Chairman Jeff Ladd, who focused on the trains being on schedule with laser-like regularity.
Now, the Tribune in reporting that Metra has put the on-time figures on its web site.
Look for further improvements on the web site, because reporters Richard Wronski and Joe Mahr point out that the statistics are still hard to find.
Without the hint in the article, I would not have found them.
Here’s where to look.
Credit Phil Pagano’s replacement Alex Clifford.
I hope I can credit with better presentation in the near future.