The Metra train station at 159th Street and Cicero Avenue, along the Metra Rock Island line, is a state-of-the-art train station with a geothermal heating system that provides heat to not only the station but a warming shelter for our commuters. The station includes bike parking and lockers, restroom facilities, indoor/outdoor seated waiting areas, and a convenient drop-off/pick-up zone. The city operates four parking areas that provide easy access for Metra Rock Island commuters to the train station. The daily parking fee is $1.25. Tokens are sold in perforated sheets of 10 for $12.50. The payment boxes located in the parking lots accept cash, change and single-use tokens. The fee does not apply after 11:30 a.m.
To purchase paper tokens, stop by City Hall (M-F, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), call 708-687-4050 or email the Clerk's Office.
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Arbor Commuter Lot
This lot contains 481 spaces. The lot is at the southwest corner of 159th Street and Oak Avenue. Access to the lot is from Oak Avenue. A fee payment box is located near the 159th Street overpass south of the train platform.
157th Street Lot
A total of 294 daily fee spaces are available in the 157th Street Lot. The lot is located immediately north of the train station. A fee payment box is located near the train station.
158th Street Lot
A total of 24 daily fee spaces are available along the south side of 158th Street. The spaces are located immediately east and west of Lamon Avenue. A fee payment box is located near the train station.
159th Street Lot
This parking lot includes 20 handicap parking spaces - 10 are permitted, 10 are pay per day.
Waverly Avenue Lot
A total of 154 daily fee spaces are available in the Waverly Avenue lot. The lot is northeast of the train station, and pedestrian access is available via a pedestrian overpass. A fee payment box is located near the train station. Please note: this lot is not plowed during the winter months.