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Metra logo Rail Station: Central Street (Evanston)  accessible

Overview
Rail Lines:Union Pacific North Line
Status:year-round
Location:1601 Central Ave.
Fare Zone:C
Detailed Metra Fare Structure
Milepost:13.3
Related Web Pages:Union Pacific North Line Schedule from Metra
Metra Station Page
 
Demographics
Population1/2 mile1 mile
20105,26922,417
20155,56323,362
Change+5.3%+4.0%
2040 (Projected)6,98027,936
 
Employment1/2 mile1 mile
20104,54020,871
20154,56520,967
Change+0.5%+0.5%
2040 (Projected)4,68321,443
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:1,346 (2018 count)
Parking Capacity:310 spaces (2016 count)
Parking Utilization:98%
Mode of Access:46% Walked, 27% Drive Alone, 10% Dropped Off, 4% Carpool, 3% Bus, 0% Rapid Transit, 9% Bike, 1% Other (2016 Survey)
Parking and Access
 
Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Single-Family Residential38%42%
Transportation and Other29%30%
Open Space10%9%
Multi-Family Residential6%7%
Institutional4%6%
Commercial11%5%
Mixed Use1%1%
Source: CMAP 2010 Land Use Inventory
 
Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Planning Studies:Evanston TOD Parking Regulations Update
Evanston Multi-Modal Master Transportation Plan
PMO Projects:none
 
Connecting Services
CTA Bus Routes:201 Central/Ridge accessible
206 Evanston Circulator accessible
Pace Bus Routes:213 Green Bay Road accessible
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Evanston
US Congressional Districts:9 Jan Schakowsky
Illinois Senate Districts:9 Laura Fine
Illinois House Districts:17 Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, 18 Robyn Gabel
County Board Districts:Cook 13
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:North Shore
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