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Latest Article in: Plan RTA gathers riders and regional officials for Safety and Security Summit, announces Transit Station Activation grants

On February 27, the RTA joined with CTA, Metra, Pace, the City of Chicago, State of Illinois, and other municipal and social service partners to host a cross...

March 1, 2024
22 RTA 0812 Invest Why fully funding paratransit service and reduced fare programs is key to closing the transit budget gap

With transit facing a fiscal cliff in the coming years, fully funding critical programs like ADA paratransit service and free and reduced fare programs is on...

February 29, 2024
22 RTA 1366 Move How to use public transit to celebrate Women’s History Month in the Chicago region

March marks Women’s History Month, a time to reflect and celebrate the often-overlooked contributions of women who build up the local economy, cultural capit...

February 29, 2024
02 Feb TIA Anniversary Plan Reflecting on progress one year after adoption of Transit is the Answer

February marks the one-year anniversary of the RTA Board of Directors vote to adopt Transit is the Answer, the regional transit strategic plan that serves as...

February 15, 2024
22 RTA 1526 Move How to use transit to celebrate Black History Month in the Chicago region

Black History Month celebrates the rich cultural heritage, achievements, and diversity that are an integral part of our country, but often overlooked. The RT...

February 1, 2024
221107 RTA 1567 Move How to use transit to get to the 2024 Chicago Auto Show 

The Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and one of the biggest annual events in the Chicago region. While it’s great fun to admire th...

January 30, 2024
2301 RTAWINTER 019 Move Regional transit ridership increased by 16 percent in 2023

Ridership across Chicago’s transit system continued to increase throughout 2023, according to the latest data from CTA, Metra, and Pace. The system finished ...

January 25, 2024
22 RTA 1518 2 Plan Far South Halsted Corridor Study prepares for future Pace Pulse service

A new RTA Community Planning project kicked off in late 2023 as a crucial step in bringing Pace Pulse service to Chicago’s south suburbs. The Far South Halst...

January 25, 2024
Pace capital Invest RTA releases semi-annual project management oversight report highlighting more than 100 capital projects

Under its Project Management Oversight (PMO) program, the RTA ensures that the Service Boards—CTA, Metra, and Pace—are spending capital funds and managing th...

January 3, 2024
221107 RTA 1571 Move Upcoming changes to RTA Ride Free program simplify the process for riders

One of the action items of the RTA’s regional transit strategic plan, Transit is the Answer, is to make paying for transit more seamless and more affordable....

December 15, 2023
22 RTA 0922 Plan RTA unveils 2024 legislative agenda to address fiscal cliff, improve regional transit system

Since the adoption of Transit is the Answer, the strategic plan for the region’s transit system, the State of Illinois has taken important legislative action...

November 27, 2023
E Mlz Yh5 XYAAAB9 K Move How to use transit to celebrate the holidays in the Chicago region

Whether you’re looking to shop at holiday markets, attend festive performances, or take in all the sights the region has to offer, riding transit is the best...

November 16, 2023
Microsoft Teams image 27 Invest New fare structure unveiled in Metra’s 2024 budget

This guest blog was written by Metra CEO/Executive Director James Derwinski. Learn more about the proposed 2024 Regional Transit Operating Budget and Capital...

November 16, 2023
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