RTA releases Framework for Transit Capital Investments for public comment
July 16, 2020
The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) opened a public comment period for its new regional Framework for Transit Capital Investments.
Prepared by RTA staff in partnership with the CTA, Metra, and Pace, the draft framework is intended to improve transparency in how public transit projects are chosen and funded in Northeastern Illinois. The RTA Board of Directors passed an ordinance in December 2019 to create a Performance-Based Capital Allocation Process Committee to guide funds programmed in 2025 and beyond. The committee’s work over the last six months resulted in this document.
The draft framework unifies and illuminates existing regional programming processes, putting the RTA on a path to implement new activities that will focus on:
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