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Transportation Tuesday Blog Banner Announcement Register now for four-part Transportation Tuesday webinar series

The RTA is bringing back Transportation Tuesday, its popular four-part webinar series that in 2020 replaced the Annual Planning Workshop due to COVID-19. The...

May 5, 2022
Du Page Access Blog 1000x545 Pace, Uber pilot provides new, mobility option for riders with disabilities in DuPage County

The RTA is committed to supporting innovative solutions to mobility challenges for riders across northeastern Illinois. The agency has funded several pilot p...

March 29, 2022
D4784b97 1ba7 478a 9f4b 9fed4d486275 RTA begins new engagement tactic in Garfield Green Line South Action Plan: paying residents for their time

Washington Park, home of the Garfield Green Line station, has had no shortage of plans written for it in the past decade. But high rates of vacant land persi...

March 24, 2022
12 8 Community Planning Implementation Report 1110x545 1 Explore 2021 RTA Local Planning projects and successes in interactive implementation report

Public transit is an irreplaceable piece of the region’s mobility network that supports a thriving, resilient region. The RTA builds on the strength of trans...

December 10, 2021
Connections community planning 1110x545 RTA Community Planning program begins new projects in Chicago, suburbs

The RTA Community Planning program began work on four new projects recently, each with the goal of helping improve quality of life by addressing local planni...

November 18, 2021
Crystal Lake 5 Crystal Lake and Pingree Road Station Area plan aims to improve access and economic development near transit

The recently adopted Crystal Lake and Pingree Road Station Area Strategic Action Plan aims to improve mobility options and encourage development in the large...

October 29, 2021
Cary Blog 1110x545 Cary adopts RTA-supported Downtown Strategic Plan with focus on improving transit connectivity

The recently adopted Downtown Cary Strategic Plan, supported by the Regional Transportation Authority’s (RTA) Community Planning program, includes recommenda...

July 27, 2021
Call For Projects Banner resized 730x250 RTA accepting applications for Community Planning program

Joint Call for Planning Assistance open through Wednesday, February 3 The RTA is partnering with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) to issu...

January 20, 2021
Connections Zoning Code Projects RTA begins zoning code projects in Cicero, Riverside

The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) has begun work with the communities of Cicero and Riverside to support zoning code updates through the agency’s C...

September 15, 2020
Cary downtown tod 1110x545 RTA, Cary begin work on Downtown Strategic Plan to support transit-oriented development

The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) has begun work with the Village of Cary to complete a Downtown Strategic Plan. The goal is to encourage private ...

August 26, 2020
Crystal Lake 1 1110x545 1 RTA, Crystal Lake begin planning project to enhance areas surrounding Metra stations

The City of Crystal Lake and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) have begun a planning process to create the Crystal Lake and Pingree Road Stations S...

August 5, 2020
Maywood 1110x545 1 Maywood adopts RTA-supported TOD plan for downtown area

The Village of Maywood recently adopted the Downtown Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Plan, which was supported by the Regional Transportation Authority (R...

July 28, 2020
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