WBEZ brings you fact-based news and information. Sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on the stories that matter.Metra officials say more people rode their trains in July than ever before. They say gas prices, the economy and free rides for seniors are some of the reasons ridership is up. Chicago Public Radio talked with Metra riders at Daley Plaza to find out how record ridership is affecting their commute.
Those were the thoughts of Quentin Shaw, Donna Dunnings, Eddie Jenkins and Verna Ray about their Metra commutes.