Media

The RTA strives for accuracy, transparency, and accountability in its communications to stakeholders and the public. This page includes links to news and information from the RTA and how to stay up to date on the latest from the agency. Also see “Forward,” a brochure that describes RTA activities in the preceding year.

Contact

For questions or media inquiries, contact Melissa Meyer, Communications Specialist, MeyerM@RTAChicago.org or 312-913-3121.

Blog

The RTA publishes regular updates about agency work on its blog, Ride On. Visit the blog to read the most recent news and subscribe for email notifications.

Press Releases

Read recent press releases from the RTA online. Explore the RTA Press Release Archive for older news dating back to 2011. Sign up for the RTA media mailing list to be notified of new press releases when they are sent. 

Social Media

Follow the RTA on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

Transparency

Videos, presentations, and materials from previous RTA Board of Directors meetings can be found in the Board Meeting Archive. Information about upcoming RTA Board of Directors meetings can be found available online.

Datasets and maps about the six-county Chicago region’s transit system can be found on the RTAMS (Regional Transportation Authority Mapping and Statistics) website.

The RTA regularly publishes reports and information about the region’s transit system. Find more in Recent Publications

Webinars

RTA staff and leadership hosted or participated in several webinars during 2020. Watch recordings and get more information on the Webinars page.