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Mobility rebrand materials blog cover 2 RTA debuts new ADA Paratransit, Ride Free, and Reduced Fare materials to improve user experience

On May 1, the RTA launched a collection of newly designed brochures, flyers, applications, and fare cards for the ADA Paratransit, Ride Free, and Reduced Far...

May 2, 2024
22 RTA 0679 How to use transit to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a celebration of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the United States. This month p...

May 1, 2024
22 RTA1135 How to use transit to enjoy spring in the Chicago region

Back in 1837 when Chicago officially incorporated, “Urbs in Horto” (or “City in a Garden”) was the phrase selected for the city’s budding future. Urban desig...

Apr 12, 2024
221107 RTA 1572 Make your commute less taxing with the RTA Transit Benefit Fare Program

As Tax Day approaches on April 15, the RTA is reminding riders about a tax benefit that is good news for both employers and employees: the RTA Transit Benefi...

Apr 5, 2024
22 RTASAMPLES 068 How to use transit to enjoy sports in the Chicago area

Chicagoland is home to five major sporting franchises and dozens of local teams. Take the CTA, Metra, or Pace and support the athletes representing the Chica...

Mar 26, 2024
22 RTA 0682 How survivors of gender-based violence are using transit passes provided by the RTA

In November 2023, RTA provided 25,000 transit passes loaded with $20 each to The Network: Advocating Against Domestic Violence, an Illinois membership organi...

Mar 19, 2024
22 RTA 1511 How to use transit during the Kennedy Expressway construction

A major, multiyear construction project on the Kennedy Expressway stretching 7.5 miles from the junction with the Edens to Ohio Street threatens to leave dri...

Mar 11, 2024
22 RTA 1366 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...

Feb 29, 2024
22 RTA 1526 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...

Feb 1, 2024
221107 RTA 1567 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...

Jan 30, 2024
2301 RTAWINTER 019 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 ...

Jan 25, 2024
221107 RTA 1571 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....

Dec 15, 2023
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