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This project will provide funding for Metra to implement and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system that will be compliant with current financial system ┐Best Practices┐. This system will support electronic data interchange, be fully extensible and upgradeable, use integrated highly flexible analytical reporting tools and support microcomputer/network based software productivity tools.

Service Board:Metra Commuter Rail
Program Category:Miscellaneous
Overall Status:In Progress
Budget Status:On Budget
Schedule Status:On Schedule
Current Activities:Phase 1 went live in January 2016 for Charts of Accounts and General Ledger modules. Phase 2, which includes Budget, Procurement, Inventory, Projects and Grants, Accounts Payable and Receivable Modules went live in June 2017. Phase 3, which is the Payroll Module, went live in March 2019. Activities are in progress for Phase 4, Revenue Accounting with the migration to the new platform. A requisition is also in process for new ticket vending machines.
Information Updated:May 2020
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