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11 01 22 Native American Heritage Month Blog Header3 How to use transit to celebrate Native American and Indigenous Heritage Month

November is Native American and Indigenous Heritage Month, a time to recognize and celebrate native and Indigenous people and their history and culture. The ...

October 31, 2022
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
How to transit to enjoy fall activities blog banner How to use transit to enjoy fall 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...

October 7, 2022
Architecture Blog 1110x545 Marina Towers1 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...

September 28, 2022
Hispanic Heritage Month Blog 1110x545 1 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...

September 15, 2022
Enjoy Chicago Sports Blog 1 option How to use transit to enjoy sports in the Chicago area

Chicagoland is home to five major sporting franchises and dozens of local teams. Take the CTA, Metra, or Pace and support the athletes representing the Chica...

August 2, 2022
Rebuild Illinois Capital Projects 1110x545 Federal infrastructure dollars are flowing to the RTA system, with needed capital projects underway

Approximately $250 million in federal capital funding, largely from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), has recently been added to the RTA cap...

July 28, 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...

June 17, 2022
Fare Program Blog 1110x545 2 Regional Connect Pass, Metra ‘Super Saver’ monthly pass could save riders $200 a month with greater flexibility

On June 8, the CTA, Metra, and Pace introduced the Regional Connect Pass, a new fare product that, when coupled with Metra’s new “Super Saver” $100 monthly p...

June 15, 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
Summer Fun Blog Header 1 How to use transit to enjoy summer in the Chicago region

Summer weather is here and although the season can feel short for many Chicago residents, there is no shortage of fun to be had. To celebrate the sunshine, t...

June 8, 2022
Pride Train 22 1110x545 1 How to use transit to celebrate Pride Month in the Chicago region

June is Pride Month, a time to honor and celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ+) individuals in the United States. The ...

June 2, 2022
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