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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
Station Area Diagram
 
Demographics
Population1/2 mile1 mile
20006,76336,969
20107,60037,883
Change+11.0%+2.4%
 
Employment1/2 mile1 mile
20003,82412,104
20102,1827,302
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:115 (2014 count)
Parking Capacity:63 spaces (2014 count)
Parking Utilization:57%
Mode of Access:53% Walked, 25% Drive Alone, 14% Dropped Off, 8% Carpool (2006 Survey)
Parking and Access
 
Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Residential59%63%
Commercial and Services9%13%
Industrial and Warehousing and Wholesale Trade18%9%
Open Space3%5%
Institutional4%3%
Transportation, Communication and Utilities1%1%
Source: CMAP 2005 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 Willie Delgado, 39 Don Harmon
Illinois 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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