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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
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
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
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
How to transit to enjoy fall activities blog banner How to use transit to enjoy fall 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 7, 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
Architecture Blog 1110x545 Marina Towers1 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 28, 2022
Hispanic Heritage Month Blog 1110x545 1 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 15, 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
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