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
Station Area Diagram

Demographics
 
1/2 Mile1 Mile
2000 Population:
6,76336,969
2010 Population:
7,60037,883
Population Change:
+11.0%+2.4%

2000 Employment:
3,82412,104
2010 Employment:
2,1827,302
Employment Change:
-75.3%-65.8%
The 2000 population and employment data are estimates tabulated by the Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission (NIPC). The 2010 population and employment data (release date 9/12) are estimates tabulated by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP). For more information on the 2010 data, see http://www.cmap.illinois.gov/population-forecast.

Ridership
Ridership Trend
Weekday Boardings:

110 (2006 count)

Parking Capacity:

63 spaces (2013 count)

Parking Utilization:

51%

Mode of Access:
53% Walked, 25% Drive Alone, 14% Dropped Off, 8% Carpool (2006 Survey) Parking and Access

Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Funding Programs:Chicago - Metra Milwaukee District West Line Transit-Friendly Development Plan
Planning Studies:

none


Connecting Services
There are no interagency transfers at this location.

Related Jurisdictions
Counties:

Cook

Municipalities:

Chicago

US Congressional Districts:

4 Luis Gutierrez

IL Senate Districts:

2 Willie Delgado, 39 Don Harmon

IL House Districts:

3 Luis Arroyo, 78 Camille Lilly

County Board Districts:

Cook 1

Chicago Wards:

36 Nicholas Sposato

Councils of Mayors:

Chicago

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Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Residential 59%63%
Commercial and Services 9%13%
Industrial and Warehousing and Wholesale Trade 18%9%
Open Space 3%5%
Institutional 4%3%
Transportation, Communication and Utilities 1%1%
Source: CMAP 2005 Land Use Inventory
Station Area Map
Interactive Map Map Legend
Station Aerial Photo
Source: ESRI World_Imagery


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