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Museum bus How to use transit to explore museums in the Chicago region

The Chicago region is home to countless accessible cultural and educational amenities including 150 museums across several counties. The most cost-effective ...

Jul 10, 2024
2024 RTA Interns 1 RTA welcomes summer 2024 interns

This summer the RTA welcomed six new interns from Chicago-area universities. The interns work in various departments including Communications, IT, Strategic ...

Jun 27, 2024
221107 RTA 1572 Four months into the Access Pilot Program, over 3,000 Metra riders experiencing low incomes enrolled for more affordable fares

On February 1, RTA launched the Access Pilot Program in partnership with Cook County and Metra, extending reduced fares to eligible Metra riders experiencing...

Jun 13, 2024
20210604 173925 How to use transit to celebrate Pride Month in the Chicago region

June is Pride Month, a time to honor and celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ+) individuals in the United States. The ...

May 31, 2024
22 RTA 0327 How to use transit to enjoy summer in the Chicago region

Summer weather is here and although the season can feel short for many Chicago residents, there is no shortage of fun to be had. To celebrate the sunshine, t...

May 24, 2024
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
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