The City of Crystal Lake is fortunate to have two Metra train stations within our corporate limits. Please click on the link below for information relating to location, operations, and parking.
Downtown/Commuter Parking InformationReduced Fare ProgramSenior citizens aged 65 or over living in Crystal Lake can qualify for a reduced fare transit card on fixed routes operated by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra, and Pace. You can apply for a Senior Reduced Fare Card at the City of Crystal Lake City Hall, 100 W Woodstock St, Crystal Lake, IL. Our hours are Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. To complete your application you are required to present a government-issued picture identification card that verifies your age and a photo of yourself that is approximately passport size (1 ½” square). If you do not have a picture of yourself, we will charge $2.50 for taking your photo. Senior Reduced Fare Cards are mailed directly to your home from the RTA within 3-4 weeks. Please contact the RTA at http://rtachicago.com/CMS400Min/index.asp?id=630 for lost or stolen cards and those nearing expiration.
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