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Metra logo Rail Station: Union Station  accessible

Overview
Rail Lines:SouthWest Service
Heritage Corridor
Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Milwaukee District North Line
Milwaukee District West Line
North Central Service
Status:year-round
Location:Canal St. (between Adams and Jackson Blvd.)
Fare Zone:A
Detailed Metra Fare Structure
Milepost:0.0
Related Web Pages:Burlington Northern Santa Fe Schedule from Metra
SouthWest Service Schedule from Metra
North Central Service Schedule from Metra
Milwaukee District West Line Schedule from Metra
Heritage Corridor Schedule from Metra
Milwaukee District North Line Schedule from Metra
Metra Station Page
 
Demographics
Population1/2 mile1 mile
201011,01244,597
201511,67447,840
Change+5.7%+6.8%
2040 (Projected)14,28963,133
 
Employment1/2 mile1 mile
2010171,779429,867
2015181,175445,508
Change+5.2%+3.5%
2040 (Projected)228,156523,693
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:54,882 (2018 count)
Parking Capacity:0 spaces (2016 count)
Mode of Access:38% Walked, 3% Drive Alone, 6% Dropped Off, 1% Carpool, 15% Bus, 11% Rapid Transit, 5% Bike, 6% Taxi, 6% Other Metra, 10% Other (2016 Survey)
Parking and Access
 
Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Transportation and Other53%46%
Commercial30%22%
Institutional8%10%
Multi-Family Residential5%8%
Industrial2%4%
Vacant2%3%
Source: CMAP 2010 Land Use Inventory
 
Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Planning Studies:Regional Traveler Information Kiosk Implementation Plan (RTIK)
PMO Projects:none
 
Connecting Services
CTA Bus Routes:1 Bronzeville/Union Station accessible
7 Harrison accessible
37 Sedgwick accessible
60 Blue Island/26th accessible
121 Union/Streeterville Express accessible
124 Navy Pier accessible
125 Water Tower Express accessible
126 Jackson accessible
128 Soldier Field Express accessible
130 Museum Campus accessible
134 Stockton/Lasalle Express accessible
151 Sheridan accessible
156 Lasalle accessible
157 Streeterville/Taylor accessible
192 U Of Chicago Hospitals Express accessible
Pace Bus Routes:754 Lewis University - CTA Blue Line Clinton Station Express accessible
755 Plainfield - IMD - West Loop Express accessible
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Chicago
US Congressional Districts:7 Danny Davis
Illinois Senate Districts:5 Patricia Van Pelt
Illinois House Districts:9 Arthur Turner
County Board Districts:Cook 2
Chicago Wards:42 Brendan Reilly
Councils of Mayors:Chicago
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