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E Mlz Yh5 XYAAAB9 K How to use transit to celebrate the holidays in the Chicago region

Whether you’re looking to shop at holiday markets, attend festive performances, or take in all the sights the region has to offer, riding transit is the best...

November 16, 2023
22 RTA 1480 President Dorval R. Carter outlines CTA’s 2024 budget

This guest blog was written by Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) President, Dorval R. Carter, Jr. Learn more about the proposed 2024 Regional Transit Operating...

November 16, 2023
Image 22 RTA0717min RTA announces Access to Transit project awards that will improve bicycle and pedestrian access near transit throughout the region

The RTA is announcing five Access to Transit projects after receiving funding last month from the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (...

November 1, 2023
Red line extension How Chicago transit agencies are using historic capital funding for critical projects

At the end of each year, the RTA reviews, adopts, and monitors the annual operating budgets and five-year capital programs of all three service boards (CTA, ...

October 19, 2023
221107 RTA 1589 How to use transit to enjoy autumn 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 12, 2023
Engagement and transparency RTA launches performance measures dashboards to track progress on strategic plan outcomes

The RTA’s regional transit strategic plan, Transit is the Answer, identifies six key outcomes that are needed to achieve the plan’s vision of “safe, reliable...

October 4, 2023
22 RTA 1157 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 27, 2023
22 RTA 1385 Data show increased ridership on CTA, Metra, and Pace

Ridership across Chicago’s transit system continues to increase to a post-Covid peak, according to recent data from CTA, Metra, and Pace. Combined, the syste...

September 21, 2023
22 RTA 0666 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 7, 2023
22 RTA 1425 Second Transit is the Answer Coalition meeting explores making the system safer and more secure for everyone

Over 100 riders, elected officials, advocates, and other stakeholders met virtually with the RTA on August 8 for the second quarterly Transit is the Answer C...

August 11, 2023
22 RTA 1020 CTA and Pace offer alternatives during rebuild of Forest Park Branch of Blue Line

On July 23, the CTA began Phase I of their multi-year, multi-phased project to make service along the Blue Line’s Forest Park Branch faster, safer, more reli...

August 10, 2023
22 RTA 0824 RTA begins planning a safety and security summit

Transit is the answer to many of our region’s greatest challenges, and all riders need to feel safe on our system. One of the action items from the RTA’s reg...

August 2, 2023
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