RTA Transit Access Citizens Advisory Board

The RTA Transit Access Citizens Advisory Board (RTACAB) advises the RTA Board of Directors and staff on issues related to the coordination of accessible public transportation services across the region, the provision and efficiency of other regional transportation programs, and the impact of the RTA’s policies and programs on the communities within the metropolitan region. 

The RTACAB is composed of professionals from agencies serving people with disabilities and older adults throughout the RTA’s six-county region, the Chicago Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities commissioner, CTA, Metra and Pace Citizen Advisory Boards chairmen, as well as chairmen of their respective ADA Advisory committees.


Meeting Notices/Agendas

If you are interested in attending the RTACAB meeting, please contact vandekrekem@rtachicago.org for log-in information.

Meeting Minutes

Archived RTA Transit Access Advisory Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes 

RTACAB Members

Voting Members

Jackie Forbes, Chair

David Ogunbode, Vice Chair

Patricia Glees
Kane County

Jodi Hefler
DuPage County

Laura Saltzman
City of Chicago

Wendie Garlich
Will County

Joe Surdham
Lake County

Sherrine Peyton
Suburban Cook

Ryan Peterson
McHenry County

CTA Citizen Advisory Board

Joe McCabe
Metra Citizen Advisory Board

Adam H. Kerman
Pace Citizen Advisory Board

Non-Voting Members

Commissioner Rachel Arfa
Chicago Mayor’s Office for People With Disabilities

Kerry Moore
Pace ADA Advisory Committee- Chicago

Jamel Powell
Pace ADA Advisory Committee - Suburban

Joe Albritton
CTA ADA Advisory Committee

Steve Hastalis
Metra ADA Advisory COmmittee