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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
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
Itasca Downtown Plan Blog Header Itasca Downtown Strategic Action Plan envisions new life breathed into Metra station area

In 2019, the Village of Itasca partnered with the RTA to begin developing an updated downtown strategic action plan. With changes in the market including a y...

May 24, 2022
Harvey Transit Oriented Development Plan moves Harvey toward a more vibrant, connected future

The recently adopted Harvey Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Plan envisions investment in the city’s transit infrastructure, improved connections for rider...

May 13, 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
AAPI Heritage Month Blog Head 1 How to use transit to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month – a celebration of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the United States. This month ...

May 2, 2022
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