Free Metra rides this weekend.
Metra will offer free rides for an entire weekend, Feb. 16-17 in celebration of surviving the Polar Vortex.
They’re hoping this weekend will convince people who have never ridden Metra or who haven’t ridden Metra in a while to become paid customers in the future.
Family Fare Monday February 18 Presidents Day
Family Fares allow up to three children aged 11 and under to ride free with every adult. Metra will operate its regular weekday schedule that Monday.
Check out the final weekend of the Chicago Auto Show. Discount admission: $10 for Single-Day General Admission for One to Chicago Auto Show on February 9–18, 2019 ($13 Value)
Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium Free Days
Brookfield Zoo (not free)
Rail enthusiasts: Ride a Metra line to the end and then take it back again. Repeat.