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Metra: It takes all of us to fight transit deserts


We applaud recent advocacy efforts that support enhanced public transportation on Chicago’s South Side and southern suburbs as noted in (the Chicago Tribune’s) July 22 editorial “South Side’s transit desert” because we, too, believe that access to efficient mass transit has the ability to drive economic growth. And, while the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning’s research shows that many communities in southern Cook County have moderate to moderately high access to transit, we know that more can be done…Please click here to read Metra Board Chairman Martin Oberman and Metra CEO Don Orseno’s letter to the editor in the Tribune.

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