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Project Description

The Visual Information System (VIS) is an electronic visual sign system located centrally at the station platform that provides current information about our train service. The VIS system helps Metra stations become more ADA compliant by providing visual information of announcements, train delays, and other information that are helpful to our to our hearing and non-hearing impaired-commuters. Currently, Metra has 80 stations that do not have VIS systems. Funding: 2011 ICE: $691,913

 
Status
Status:In Progress
Program:Innovation, Coordination, and Enhancement
Program Year:2012
Project Type(s):Capital
Grantee:Metra
Current Activities:The project is in progress. The stations where these signs will be added may include, but are not limited to:
	
METRA
LINE	STATION
			
UPW	Maywood Station 		
	Melrose Park Station 		
	Bellwood Station		
	Cumberland Station		
				
UPN	Ravinia Station 		
	Winthrop Harbor Station		
				
MWD	Round Lake Station 		
	Long Lake Station		
				
BNSF	Riverside Station 		
	Hollywood Station 		
	Brookfield Station 		
	Hinsdale Station		
	West Hinsdale Station 		
	Clarendon Hills Station		
				
MED	McCormick Place Station		
	51st Street / 53rd Street / Hyde Park Station  RID:
	95th Street / Longwood Station	
	Beverly Branch 115th Street / Morgan Park Station 
	Beverly Branch 119th Street - Beverly Branch
Information Updated:November 2018
 
Funding
RTA:$691,913.00
Local:$172,978.00
Federal:$0.00
Total:$864,891.00
 
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Related Studies
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