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Metra logo Rail Station: Van Buren Street  accessible

Overview
Rail Lines:South Shore Line
Electric District
Status:year-round
Location:Michigan Ave. (between Jackson and Van Buren Sts.)
Fare Zone:A
Detailed Metra Fare Structure
Milepost:0.8
Related Web Pages:South Shore Line Schedule from Metra
Electric District Schedule from Metra
Metra Station Page
 
Demographics
Population1/2 mile1 mile
20107,75638,898
20157,96541,028
Change+2.6%+5.2%
2040 (Projected)9,01050,895
 
Employment1/2 mile1 mile
2010117,589379,756
2015120,967393,188
Change+2.8%+3.4%
2040 (Projected)137,848460,335
The 2010 (base estimate), 2015 (interpolated) and 2040 (projected) population and employment statistics are estimates tabulated by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency of Planning (CMAP). The CMAP statistics are derived from square mile subzones. For more information see: https://datahub.cmap.illinois.gov/dataset/2040-forecast-of-population-households-and-employment
 
Ridership
Ridership Trend
Weekday Boardings:3,141 (2016 count)
Parking Capacity:0 spaces (2016 count)
Mode of Access:57% Walked, 2% Drive Alone, 4% Dropped Off, 4% Bus, 9% Rapid Transit, 4% Taxi, 16% Other Metra, 5% Other (2016 Survey)
Parking and Access
 
Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Transportation and Other27%40%
Commercial19%23%
Open Space45%20%
Multi-Family Residential4%7%
Institutional5%4%
Source: CMAP 2010 Land Use Inventory
 
Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Planning Studies:none
PMO Projects:Van Buren St Station
 
Connecting Services
CTA Bus Routes:1 Bronzeville/Union Station accessible
3 King Drive accessible
4 Cottage Grove accessible
6 Jackson Park Express accessible
7 Harrison accessible
10 Museum Of Science & Industry accessible
22 Clark accessible
24 Wentworth accessible
26 South Shore Express accessible
29 State accessible
31 31st accessible
36 Broadway accessible
62 Archer accessible
126 Jackson accessible
146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express accessible
147 Outer Drive Express accessible
151 Sheridan accessible
Pace Bus Routes:355 Wentworth Limited accessible
CTA Stations:Adams/Wabash
Jackson/Dearborn accessible
Jackson/State accessible
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Chicago
US Congressional Districts:7 Danny Davis
Illinois Senate Districts:13 Robert Peters, 3 Mattie Hunter
Illinois House Districts:26 Christian Mitchell, 5 Lamont Robinson
County Board Districts:Cook 3
Chicago Wards:42 Brendan Reilly
Councils of Mayors:Chicago
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