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Access to Transit Blog 1110x545 1 RTA selects projects for Access to Transit program, bringing bike and pedestrian improvements throughout the region

The RTA has selected ten projects for its Access to the Transit program, which provides funding to municipalities to complete engineering and construction fo...

Aug 18, 2022
08 18 22 Strategic Plan Working Group Blog 1110x545 1 RTA Strategic Plan Stakeholder Working Groups conclude, discuss priority recommendations for 2023 Agenda for Advocacy and Action

After months of working together to develop recommended goals, strategies, and performance measures, the RTA Strategic Plan Stakeholder Working Groups have c...

Aug 18, 2022
Robbins Park 1110x545 2 Robbins Park groundbreaking signals start of flood mitigation, development opportunities for the community

The Village of Robbins, with support from partners around the region, is beginning a project that will revitalize the economy, mitigate major flooding issues...

Aug 12, 2022
RTA Interns 1110x545 Blog Meet the RTA Summer 2022 interns

The summer period brings a wave of new interns to the RTA. This summer the agency welcomed six new interns from the Chicago region and beyond. The interns at...

Jul 28, 2022
Rebuild Illinois Capital Projects 1110x545 Federal infrastructure dollars are flowing to the RTA system, with needed capital projects underway

Approximately $250 million in federal capital funding, largely from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), has recently been added to the RTA cap...

Jul 28, 2022
Regional Transportatiuon Funding Gap Blog 1110x545 Initial work on RTA 10-Year Financial Plan focuses on future regional budget gaps to inform strategic solutions

The RTA is halfway through development of the next Regional Transit Strategic Plan, which will guide the future of transit in Northeastern Illinois. This spr...

Jun 3, 2022
Harvey Transit Oriented Development Plan moves Harvey toward a more vibrant, connected future

The recently adopted Harvey Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Plan envisions investment in the city’s transit infrastructure, improved connections for rider...

May 13, 2022
Working Groups Blog 1110x545 header RTA convenes stakeholder working groups to discuss strategic plan goals, strategies, and metrics 

As part of ongoing development of the next regional transit strategic plan, the RTA has begun convening working groups made up of a range of transit experts,...

May 5, 2022
04 18 22 Earthday Blog 1110x545 1 How the Chicago region’s transit system is going even greener

Reducing carbon emissions and reliance on fossil fuels has never been more important, and increasing transit use is one of the strongest tools we have in the...

Apr 20, 2022
RTA Rides On v6 Combined Page 06 How to join the RTA, CTA, Metra, and Pace in moving the region’s transit system Forward for All

On April 3, the RTA launched the “Forward for All” campaign to show that transit is essential to the recovery and ongoing vibrancy of the Chicago region. In ...

Apr 12, 2022
Access To Transit blog 1110x545 1 Access to Transit program opens call for projects, funds better connections for communities large and small 

The call for projects for RTA’s Access to Transit program is open now through May 20, 2022, giving local governments the opportunity to apply for funding for...

Mar 30, 2022
Du Page Access Blog 1000x545 Pace, Uber pilot provides new, mobility option for riders with disabilities in DuPage County

The RTA is committed to supporting innovative solutions to mobility challenges for riders across northeastern Illinois. The agency has funded several pilot p...

Mar 29, 2022
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