How Did It Get This Bad? | Curbside | Passenger Facilities | Track Capacity
The south tracks reach capacity during rush hours. That means that no new trains can be added during these peak travel times.
There is limited capacity for running trains through the station to allow trains coming from the south and east to continue directly to O'Hare
Investments are needed to reconfigure the tracks to allow Amtrak and Metra to load and unload passengers more quickly.