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10 14 22 Labor Blog Banner 1 Chicagoland agencies ramp up hiring efforts amid nationwide transit workforce shortage

Like many other industries, transit nationwide has been impacted by a tight job market. According to a new report from the American Public Transportation Ass...

October 18, 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 ...

June 24, 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...

June 10, 2022
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
RTA Rides On v6 Combined Page 06 How to join the RTA, CTA, Metra, and Pace in moving the region’s transit system Forward for All

On April 3, the RTA launched the “Forward for All” campaign to show that transit is essential to the recovery and ongoing vibrancy of the Chicago region. In ...

April 12, 2022
SB Metra Blog Header 1110x545 1 Metra leader says funding is key to improved operations, climate goals

The RTA is currently developing the 2023 Regional Transit Strategic Plan for Northeastern Illinois at a time when the challenges and opportunities facing our...

January 25, 2022
SB CTA Blog Header 1110x545 1 CTA top planner says equity will be at the core of agency's future

The RTA is currently developing the 2023 Regional Transit Strategic Plan for Northeastern Illinois at a time when the challenges and opportunities facing our...

January 25, 2022
SB Pace Blog Header 1110x545 1 Pace leader says innovation is essential for future of transit

The RTA is currently developing the 2023 Regional Transit Strategic Plan for Northeastern Illinois at a time when the challenges and opportunities facing our...

January 25, 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
Aerial Summer Morning in Chicago Metra BLOG RTA kicks off next Regional Transit Strategic Plan process

At its August meeting, the RTA Board of Directors will kick off the next regional transit strategic plan with a workshop to discuss key themes for the succes...

August 19, 2021
Tbfp blog 1110x545 1 Transit Benefit Fare Program adds parking option to increase flexibility as riders return

Transit is essential to the region’s economic recovery, but it will take time for commute patterns to stabilize post-pandemic. To adapt to the changing needs...

July 23, 2021
Connections 6 29 21 Investment is critical for our transit system to continue to evolve

A letter from Leanne Redden, executive director, Regional Transportation Authority. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown all of us that not only are changes to t...

June 29, 2021
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