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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 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
22 RTA 0400 CTA, Metra, and Pace Accelerating Efforts to Electrify Fleets

Riding public transit is one of the most sustainable modes of travel, and the transit system is one of the strongest tools our region has in the fight agains...

July 31, 2023
22 RTASAMPLES 068 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...

July 26, 2023
221107 RTA 1554 Legislation expands Transit Benefit Program to workplaces across the Chicago region

Legislative action in Springfield will expand the pre-tax transit benefit program to places of business across the Chicago region, offering both employees an...

July 25, 2023
TC CTA, Metra, and Pace outline service adjustments to changing travel patterns

Transit has been and continues to be a lifeline to many riders, but COVID-19 has also changed when, where, how, and why many residents use transit. Stakehold...

July 11, 2023
Implementation report Explore 2022 RTA Local Planning projects and successes in interactive implementation report

Every year, the RTA’s Local Planning department assists local governments throughout northeastern Illinois on projects that strengthen the region’s transit s...

July 11, 2023
PMO RTA releases semi-annual project management oversight report highlighting over $7 billion in transit investments

Under its Project Management Oversight (PMO) program, the RTA ensures that the Service Boards—CTA, Metra, and Pace—are spending capital funds and managing th...

June 23, 2023
Museum bus How to use transit to explore museums in the Chicago region

The Chicago region is home to countless accessible cultural and educational amenities including 150 museums across several counties. The most cost-effective ...

June 23, 2023
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