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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
E Mlz Yh5 XYAAAB9 K How to use transit to celebrate the holidays in the Chicago region

Whether you’re looking to shop at holiday markets, attend festive performances, or take in all the sights the region has to offer, riding transit is the best...

Nov 16, 2023
22 RTASAMPLES 037 RTA provides 25,000 $20 transit passes to be distributed to survivors of domestic violence

The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) has provided 25,000 transit passes loaded with $20 each to The Network: Advocating Against Domestic Violence, an ...

Nov 6, 2023
221107 RTA 1589 How to use transit to enjoy autumn in the Chicago region

Instead of mourning another Chicagoland summer come and gone, start creating your plans to make the most of fall. The RTA has curated a list of indoor and ou...

Oct 12, 2023
22 RTA 1157 How to use transit to explore the Chicago region’s architecture

Chicago is one of the world’s great cities for architecture and designed landscapes—and the birthplace of the word “skyscraper.” The region is home to an unm...

Sep 27, 2023
22 RTA 1385 Data show increased ridership on CTA, Metra, and Pace

Ridership across Chicago’s transit system continues to increase to a post-Covid peak, according to recent data from CTA, Metra, and Pace. Combined, the syste...

Sep 21, 2023
Little City Foundation RTA will award nearly $14M in federal funding for projects that enhance mobility for seniors and individuals with disabilities

On September 14, the RTA Board of Directors approved a program of projects that will make it easier for older adults and people with disabilities to get to j...

Sep 14, 2023
22 RTA 0666 How to use transit to enjoy Hispanic Heritage Month in the Chicago region

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated in the United States from September 15-October 15 to recognize the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans. T...

Sep 7, 2023
Ride free RTA makes enhancements to ADA Paratransit Certification and fare programs

The RTA’s Mobility Services department has made a variety of recent enhancements to two programs that improve access to transportation for older adults and p...

Aug 22, 2023
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