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Pace capital 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...

Jan 3, 2024
Microsoft Teams image 27 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...

Nov 16, 2023
Microsoft Teams image 26 Melinda Metzger defines service and operating goals for Pace with 2024 budget

This guest blog was written by Pace Suburban Bus Executive Director, Melinda J. Metzger. Learn more about the proposed 2024 Regional Transit Operating Budget...

Nov 16, 2023
22 RTA 1480 President Dorval R. Carter outlines CTA’s 2024 budget

This guest blog was written by Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) President, Dorval R. Carter, Jr. Learn more about the proposed 2024 Regional Transit Operating...

Nov 16, 2023
Image 22 RTA0717min RTA announces Access to Transit project awards that will improve bicycle and pedestrian access near transit throughout the region

The RTA is announcing five Access to Transit projects after receiving funding last month from the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (...

Nov 1, 2023
Red line extension How Chicago transit agencies are using historic capital funding for critical projects

At the end of each year, the RTA reviews, adopts, and monitors the annual operating budgets and five-year capital programs of all three service boards (CTA, ...

Oct 19, 2023
22 RTA 1020 CTA and Pace offer alternatives during rebuild of Forest Park Branch of Blue Line

On July 23, the CTA began Phase I of their multi-year, multi-phased project to make service along the Blue Line’s Forest Park Branch faster, safer, more reli...

Aug 10, 2023
22 RTA 0400 CTA, Metra, and Pace Accelerating Efforts to Electrify Fleets

Riding public transit is one of the most sustainable modes of travel, and the transit system is one of the strongest tools our region has in the fight agains...

Jul 31, 2023
Webinar 4 Transportation Tuesday recap: Advancing a Regional Capital Strategy

One of the core responsibilities of the RTA is to work with the CTA, Metra, and Pace to advance a capital strategy that ensures major transit investments are...

Jun 28, 2023
PMO RTA releases semi-annual project management oversight report highlighting over $7 billion in transit investments

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...

Jun 23, 2023
22 RTA 0451 Project Management Oversight report highlights more than $7 billion in ongoing transit investments

Twice a year the RTA publishes a Project Management Oversight (PMO) report that details major transit investments by CTA, Metra, and Pace and fulfills our ov...

Mar 8, 2023
22 RTA 1532 Understanding capital vs. operating funding and why it matters

Funding the second largest transit system in the country is a large and complicated task. It’s true, Chicagoland’s transit system is facing a $730 million an...

Feb 2, 2023
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