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RTA Transit GHG Inventory blog Improved public transit is key to reducing transportation emissions

A new greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory shows reducing transportation emissions and meeting our regional climate goals requires getting more people riding publi...

November 2, 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
Engagement update survey results blog banner 1 Strategic plan engagement sheds light on value of transit, add your voice to survey open now

Engagement with a wide spectrum of audiences has been a key component of development of the next Regional Transit Strategic Plan. The RTA is considering voic...

October 17, 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
08 18 22 Strategic Plan Working Group Blog 1110x545 1 RTA Strategic Plan Stakeholder Working Groups conclude, discuss priority recommendations for 2023 Agenda for Advocacy and Action

After months of working together to develop recommended goals, strategies, and performance measures, the RTA Strategic Plan Stakeholder Working Groups have c...

August 18, 2022
Regional Transportatiuon Funding Gap Blog 1110x545 Initial work on RTA 10-Year Financial Plan focuses on future regional budget gaps to inform strategic solutions

The RTA is halfway through development of the next Regional Transit Strategic Plan, which will guide the future of transit in Northeastern Illinois. This spr...

June 3, 2022
Working Groups Blog 1110x545 header RTA convenes stakeholder working groups to discuss strategic plan goals, strategies, and metrics 

As part of ongoing development of the next regional transit strategic plan, the RTA has begun convening working groups made up of a range of transit experts,...

May 5, 2022
8bab09ae 01dc 4f11 b726 56561ca65196 Survey responses explore value of transit beyond ridership, help inform emerging strategic plan vision

As the RTA develops the next regional transit strategic plan, we want to hear from people around northeastern Illinois about the value our transit system pro...

March 7, 2022
RTA Emerging Vision social Media 220215 1 vb 07 RTA releases strategic plan survey results, seeks feedback on emerging vision

After a six-month season of listening and engaging different audiences about the challenges and opportunities facing the future of public transit, the RTA ha...

February 17, 2022
SB Metra Blog Header 1110x545 1 Metra leader says funding is key to improved operations, climate goals

The RTA is currently developing the 2023 Regional Transit Strategic Plan for Northeastern Illinois at a time when the challenges and opportunities facing our...

January 25, 2022
SB CTA Blog Header 1110x545 1 CTA top planner says equity will be at the core of agency's future

The RTA is currently developing the 2023 Regional Transit Strategic Plan for Northeastern Illinois at a time when the challenges and opportunities facing our...

January 25, 2022
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