Metra Lot Parking
Metra Parking Lot Locations
There are three lots available for commuter parking that are easily accessible to commuters. Both the Permit Parking Lot and two Daily Parking Lots are located at 508 Main Street and 542 Main Street Main Street in downtown West Chicago.
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The quarterly parking permit is $105. The permit must be displayed from the inside rearview mirror of the vehicle so that it may be visible from the front of the vehicle. There is a wait list. To add your name, please call (630) 293-2200, or click here to send an e-mail. Please include your full name, address, and phone number.
The cost of daily parking is $1.75 for a 24-hour period. When parking in the daily lot, the number of parking spaces to be occupied should be noted in order to make payment at the pay-by-space machines located at the south end of both daily lot locations. At the completion of the payment transaction, a receipt will be provided. Deposit only the correct amount into the pay-by space machines, as no change is provided and no refund for overpayment will be administered. Payment for daily parking can also be made by credit card. The payment machines accept all major credit cards.
Multiple Day Parking
If you plan on parking at the West Chicago Metra Station for more than one day, you may pay for up to a maximum of 72 hours in advance. Parking spaces numbered 274-295 (see map for multiple day parking spaces) are designated for multiple day parking and the following charges apply: $3.50 for two days (48 hours), $5.25 for three days (72 hours – maximum of three consecutive days allowed).
Handicap parking is located in the Permit Lot, near the train depot.
There is no charge to park at Permit or Daily Commuter Lot locations on Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 12:00 a.m. Saturday through 11:59 p.m. Sunday. Free parking is also available on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Rent a Bicycle Locker
Bicycle lockers for rent are located in the Metra permit parking lot. The charge for the annual rental fee is $10, plus an additional one-time refundable key deposit fee of $10. To rent a locker, please stop by City Hall or call (630) 293-2200 for more information.