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Metra logo Rail Station: Des Plaines

Overview
Rail Lines:Union Pacific Northwest Line
Status:year-round
Location:1501 Miner St. (at Lee St.)
Fare Zone:D
Detailed Metra Fare Structure
Milepost:17.1
Related Web Pages:Union Pacific Northwest Line Schedule from Metra
Metra Station Page
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Demographics
Population1/2 mile1 mile
20006,27515,539
20107,32416,565
Change+14.3%+6.2%
 
Employment1/2 mile1 mile
20004,87711,596
20104,9579,758
Change+1.6%-18.8%
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:1,221 (2014 count)
Parking Capacity:314 spaces (2014 count)
Parking Utilization:84%
Mode of Access:41% Walked, 33% Drive Alone, 15% Dropped Off, 4% Carpool, 4% Bus, 1% Bike, 1% Other Metra (2006 Survey)
Parking and Access
 
Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Residential48%47%
Open Space5%15%
Commercial and Services27%11%
Transportation, Communication and Utilities2%5%
Industrial and Warehousing and Wholesale Trade1%5%
Institutional7%3%
Vacant and Wetlands2%3%
Water2%2%
Source: CMAP 2005 Land Use Inventory
 
Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Planning Studies:none
 
Connecting Services
Pace Bus Routes:208 Golf Road accessible
209 Busse Hwy. accessible
230 South Des Plaines accessible
234 Wheeling - Des Plaines accessible
250 Dempster Street accessible
619 Des Plaines Station - Willow Rd Corridor accessible
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Des Plaines
US Congressional Districts:9 Jan Schakowsky
Illinois Senate Districts:28 Dan Kotowski
Illinois House Districts:55 Martin Moylan
County Board Districts:Cook 17
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:Northwest
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