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Metra logo Rail Station: Mars

Overview
Rail Lines:Milwaukee District West Line
Status:year-round
Location:6801 W. Shakespeare Ave.
Fare Zone:B
Detailed Metra Fare Structure
Milepost:9.1
Related Web Pages:Milwaukee District West Line Schedule from Metra
Metra Station Page
 
Demographics
Population1/2 mile1 mile
20107,60037,886
20157,86138,706
Change+3.3%+2.1%
2040 (Projected)9,17042,897
 
Employment1/2 mile1 mile
20102,1737,772
20152,1817,808
Change+0.4%+0.5%
2040 (Projected)2,2267,993
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:115 (2014 count)
Parking Capacity:63 spaces (2015 count)
Parking Utilization:70%
Mode of Access:60% Walked, 29% Drive Alone, 9% Dropped Off, 2% Carpool (2014 Survey)
Parking and Access
 
Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Single-Family Residential36%36%
Transportation and Other29%29%
Commercial7%10%
Multi-Family Residential6%8%
Industrial14%7%
Open Space2%5%
Institutional5%3%
Vacant1%1%
Source: CMAP 2010 Land Use Inventory
 
Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Planning Studies:Chicago - Metra Milwaukee District West Line Transit-Friendly Development Plan
 
Connecting Services
There are no interagency transfers at this location.
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Chicago
US Congressional Districts:4 Luis Gutierrez
Illinois Senate Districts:2 Omar Aquino, 39 Don Harmon
Illinois House Districts:3 Luis Arroyo, 78 Camille Y. Lilly
County Board Districts:Cook 1
Chicago Wards:29 Chris Taliaferro
Councils of Mayors:Chicago
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