Metra Offers New First Class Seats

By Tyler Burkett '16

Metra is taking morning commutes to the next level, introducing Metra Select. The new service will allow students to sit in luxury as they commute from MPP to Booth. While not publicly stating so, Metra appears to be marketing these upgrades towards spendthrift Booth students.

In their press release, Metra boasts lie-flat seats, personal assistants, and exclusive lounges at Millennium Station. While the new options won’t be available until the Fall of 2015, they allowed me to take a ride in their prototype last Friday. What follows is my retro diary..

Emirates? No, that's Metra Select!  Picture courtesy of Upgrd.com

Emirates? No, that's Metra Select! 

Picture courtesy of Upgrd.com