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NUTC Sandhouse: "Operating & Capital Needs of Metra" - Jim Derwinski, Metra


When: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central

Where: 13th Floor, Metra Headquarters - 547 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60661

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students


Contact: Diana Marek   (847) 491-7287

Group: Northwestern University Transportation Center

Category: Academic


NUTC Sandhouse Rail Group presents:

“Operating & Capital Needs of Metra"
- Jim Derwinski, Metra Executive Director & CEO

Brown Bag Luncheon at Metra Headquarters
Check-in begins at 11:30AM

Registration Required: A government issued ID will be required at Metra


January's Sandhouse meeting will give you an opportunity to hear from the newly appointed Metra Executive Director and CEO who will provide an update on Metra’s needs and how Metra is planning to tackle them in these challenging times.


As CEO and Executive Director of Metra, Mr. Derwinski provides overall leadership and direction to all areas of Metra operations and administration to ensure that Metra achieves its vision, mission, goals and objectives. Financial responsibility includes oversight of Metra’s budget, which totals more than $1 billion for operations and capital. Metra is geographically one of the largest commuter rail systems in the nation, serving a six-county region of more than 3,700 square miles.

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