Romeoville Metra Station
Service to the new Romeoville Station on Metra's Heritage Corridor Line began on February 5, 2018. It is the first new stop on the Heritage Corridor since Metra’s creation in 1984 and the first new stop on any Chicago area Metra line since 2011. Located near the intersection of 135th and New Avenue, the new station address is 899 E. Romeo Rd. The Heritage Corridor Line runs on weekdays between Joliet and Chicago Union Station.
The 495-mile Metra system serves 230 stations in the counties of Cook, DuPage, Lake, Will, McHenry and Kane. Once on Metra, you can reach Chicago's beautiful lake front, museums, zoos, events, shops, restaurants, and schools as well as quaint, historic suburbs and small towns. In some cases, Metra can take you practically to the front door or your destination is easily in reach via Pace buses and/or CTA buses and trains.
Doors for the warming shelter open 30 minutes prior to the first train and close one hour after the last train.
There are currently 123 parking spaces, with plans for an additional 160 spaces by Fall 2018. Parking payments are managed by Passport Parking. Reserved permits are limited to 23 permits with the remainder of the spaces open to daily parking for a $1.00 fee.
The station is located in Zone F, which covers stations located 25 to 30 miles from Chicago. A One-Way Ticket costs $7.25, while a 10-Ride Ticket costs $69. A Monthly Pass costs $210.25.
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- $1.00 per parking space, per day.
- The pay station is inside the warming shelter that accepts credit cards and cash (exact change only) for daily parking.
- In addition, you can Pay by Phone or online by downloading the PassportParking App or visiting their website by clicking here. This option has a convenience fee of $.37 per transaction.
- To use the new Passport Parking system, customers register for free. Customers can immediately start using the system with their registered mobile phone. Motorists can also select the option for alerts and reminders fifteen minutes before their time expires. Motorists can track parking expenses, and print reports through the Passport Parking’s secure website.
Commuter parking permits are issued on an annual or semiannual basis. Permits can only be purchased online. To obtain a permit or get on a waiting list, click here. There are 23 permit parking spaces. If there is more demand than availability, a waiting list will be instituted.
• Annual Permit: $250
• Semi-Annual - $125
After purchasing, an email will be sent with the assigned parking spot. The current permit holder will receive a renewal opportunity on December 1st of each year.The permit holder will not have to do anything to renew unless they want to opt out, which they can do at any time. If they opt out, the permit is offered to the next person on the wait list.
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