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22 RTA 0922 How can we address the most urgent challenges facing our region? Transit is the Answer.

Today, the RTA released a draft of Transit is the Answer, the 2023 regional transit strategic plan that has been in development for more than a year. The pl...

Dec 5, 2022
RTA Transit GHG Inventory blog Improved public transit is key to reducing transportation emissions

A new greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory shows reducing transportation emissions and meeting our regional climate goals requires getting more people riding publi...

Nov 2, 2022
Engagement update survey results blog banner 1 Strategic plan engagement sheds light on value of transit, add your voice to survey open now

Engagement with a wide spectrum of audiences has been a key component of development of the next Regional Transit Strategic Plan. The RTA is considering voic...

Oct 17, 2022
Engagement header RTA engages with riders at community events, publishes survey to hear from you on future of transit

More than a year into development of the next regional transit strategic plan, the RTA is continuing to engage with new audiences about the future of transit...

Sep 8, 2022
Zoning Blog Pace Central Harlem Ave Corridor Plan 1 RTA begins work on new zoning projects to encourage transit-friendly policies

Updates to a community’s zoning code can encourage new transit-oriented development. So far in 2022, the RTA has begun work on several new zoning projects in...

Jul 14, 2022
Implementation Blog Banner 1110x545 1 Explore 2021 RTA Local Planning projects and successes in interactive implementation report

Every year, the RTA’s Local Planning department assists local governments throughout northeastern Illinois on projects that build on the strength of the regi...

Jul 14, 2022
Transportation Tuesday Blog Banner Post June 28 Transportation Tuesday Recap: Accessing Transportation Data in the Chicagoland Region

The RTA's Mapping and Statistics website (RTAMS) and CMAP's Data Hub are two open data resources in the Chicagoland area that help experts make informed data...

Jul 1, 2022
Transportation Tuesday Blog Banner Post June 21 Transportation Tuesday Recap: The Future of the Curb – How Curb Management Strategies are Changing and Who's Leading the Charge

Curb planning in cities is a historical challenge, further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic as transportation and economic habits have evolved. Curbside ...

Jun 24, 2022
Transportation Tuesday Blog Banner Post June 14 Transportation Tuesday Recap: Making the Connection – How the RTA’s Interagency Signage Program Helps Solve a Complex Regional Problem

["Clear, understandable signage is a crucial part of the transit experience for riders. The RTA Interagency Signage Program provides design standards and coo...

Jun 17, 2022
Auburn Gresham Study 1110x545 Banner RTA embarks on 79th Street Corridor Plan for Auburn Gresham, emphasizing community engagement

The RTA, in partnership with the City of Chicago’s Department of Planning and Development, is working with the Auburn Gresham community on a 79th Street Corr...

Jun 13, 2022
Transportation Tuesday Blog Banner Post June 07 Transportation Tuesday webinar explores centering the transit-dependent in TOD

Transit-oriented development (TOD) has successfully brought a mixture of residential, commercial, office, and public uses to transit station areas. How has t...

Jun 10, 2022
Itasca Downtown Plan Blog Header Itasca Downtown Strategic Action Plan envisions new life breathed into Metra station area

In 2019, the Village of Itasca partnered with the RTA to begin developing an updated downtown strategic action plan. With changes in the market including a y...

May 24, 2022
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