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Webinar 3 Transportation Tuesday recap: Transit in Industrial Corridors: Community Experience, Accessibility, and Freight Interactions

Transit and freight movement are two quintessential aspects of Chicago’s legacy, present, and future. Industrial corridors, however, are not equitably distri...

Jun 21, 2023
Engagement and transparency How the RTA is prioritizing inclusive community engagement and transparency

This post is one in a series exploring the Agenda for Action and Advocacy in Transit is the Answer, the RTA’s new regional transit strategic plan. Together w...

Jun 15, 2023
Transportation Tuesday 6 13 header Transportation Tuesday recap: Mobility Hubs: Connecting Transportation Options for a More Seamless Experience

“Mobility hub” is a term you may not have heard before, but you have likely interacted with one. Mobility hubs are places of connectivity where different tra...

Jun 14, 2023
Image Transportation Tuesday recap: A New Era for Chicago Transit: Adapting Service to Address Changing and Unmet Needs of Riders

The COVID-19 pandemic caused dramatic, lasting shifts in how and when Chicagoans move around the region as well as laying bare inequities in transportation a...

Jun 7, 2023
City train bus Legislative Update: Lawmakers take important steps to make transit system less reliant on fares

The Illinois General Assembly adjourned this year’s spring legislative session after passing a $50.6 billion budget for FY2024 and several initiatives aimed ...

Jun 1, 2023
Community planning Curb management and TOD: Community Planning projects kick off throughout region

This spring, three projects have kicked off that will make communities throughout the Chicago region more transit-friendly, thanks to support from the RTA Co...

Jun 1, 2023
22 RTA 0687 Transit is the Answer calls for seamless transfers, affordable fares for region’s transit system

This post is one in a series exploring the Agenda for Action and Advocacy in Transit is the Answer, the RTA’s new regional transit strategic plan. Together w...

May 25, 2023
22 RTA 0377 How Chicago’s transit agencies plan to improve rider communication and travel information

This post is one in a series exploring the Agenda for Action and Advocacy in Transit is the Answer, the RTA’s new regional transit strategic plan. Together w...

May 16, 2023
Microsoft Teams image 14 Register now for four-part Transportation Tuesday webinar series

The RTA is bringing back Transportation Tuesday, its popular four-part webinar series each Tuesday in June from noon to 1 p.m. The free, virtual sessions wil...

May 15, 2023
22 RTASAMPLES 007 2 First Transit is the Answer Coalition meeting tackles reduced fare and ride free program expansion

More than 100 riders, elected officials, advocates, and other stakeholders met virtually with the RTA on May 9 for the first quarterly Transit is the Answer ...

May 10, 2023
Ride free RTA begins exploring reduced fares for riders with low incomes

Transit is the answer to connecting the most vulnerable people in our region to jobs, healthcare, and other opportunities. Chicago’s regional transit system ...

May 4, 2023
University Park TOD plan blog header University Park transit-oriented development plan reimagines Metra Electric terminus station area

The recently adopted Village of University Park Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Plan envisions a next generation Metra Electric station area that fosters ...

May 1, 2023
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