Metra riders sound off – new CEO selected

State Representative Al Riley speaking at a pre-election rally for Barack Obama.

Story By J. Coyden Palmer Posted:02/15/2014 As Metra selected former Chicago Alderman Martin Olberman as its new chairman this week, riders throughout the region are sounding off about poor service this winter. A hearing in Springfield gave lawmakers a chance to grill Metra’s CEO while a meeting in Naperville on…

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Lawmakers grill new Metra boss over weather problems

By Jon Hilkevitch Tribune reporter12:05 p.m. CST, February 10, 2014 Metra’s new boss faced an intense grilling Monday at a state hearing looking into the commuter railroad’s massive failures during winter storms. Lawmakers told Metra CEO Don Orseno that their constituents are greatly dissatisfied with Metra’s recent performance and its…

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