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Enhanced IMG 9330 Will-Ride uses RTA-distributed federal funds to improve mobility options for residents with disabilities, seniors

This blog, originally published in April 2021, has been updated and re-posted as part of our Moving You series, which examines federally funded programs mana...

November 17, 2022
A young woman in a green sweater looks at her smartphone on a Metra train. The RTA launched a new website. Explore it now.

Today, the RTA launched a new website featuring a refreshed brand for the agency representative of a forward-looking vision for the region’s transit system. ...

November 14, 2022
October Moving You blog banner Dial-a-ride programs in DuPage County connect individuals with disabilities to job opportunities

This is part of our Moving You series, which examines federally funded programs managed by the RTA that expand transportation options and access for all. For...

October 17, 2022
Blog Fare Programs Online update 1110x545 1 Fare Programs Online gains popularity among Reduced Fare and Ride Free permit applicants

More than 19,000 applications have been submitted using the RTA’s Fare Programs Online since it launched in January 2022. The web-based customer portal allow...

October 4, 2022
Infastructure Blog 1 1 Climate and equity themes from federal infrastructure law will be reflected in RTA strategic plan

With Illinois slated to receive at least $4 billion in federal funds for public transit over the next five years from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, elec...

September 29, 2022
Engagement header RTA engages with riders at community events, publishes survey to hear from you on future of transit

More than a year into development of the next regional transit strategic plan, the RTA is continuing to engage with new audiences about the future of transit...

September 8, 2022
09 00 22 Clearbrook Moving You Blog 1110x545 Clearbrook transportation services connect individuals with disabilities to their communities

This is part of our Moving You series, which examines federally funded programs managed by the RTA that expand transportation options and access for all. In...

September 2, 2022
Robbins Park 1110x545 2 Robbins Park groundbreaking signals start of flood mitigation, development opportunities for the community

The Village of Robbins, with support from partners around the region, is beginning a project that will revitalize the economy, mitigate major flooding issues...

August 12, 2022
Pace Dial A Ride Mc Henry 1110x545 1 MCRide dial-a-ride service provides access to McHenry County and beyond

This is part of our Moving You series, which examines federally funded programs managed by the RTA that expand transportation options and access for all. Ge...

August 10, 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
Little City Foundation Blog 1110x545 4 Little City Foundation builds partnerships to provide efficient travel for seniors, individuals with disabilities

This is part of our Moving You series, which examines federally funded programs managed by the RTA that expand transportation options and access for all. Mo...

June 29, 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
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