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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
Access to Transit Blog 1110x545 1 RTA selects projects for Access to Transit program, bringing bike and pedestrian improvements throughout the region

The RTA has selected ten projects for its Access to the Transit program, which provides funding to municipalities to complete engineering and construction fo...

August 18, 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
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
Implementation Blog Banner 1110x545 1 Explore 2021 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 build on the strength of the regi...

July 14, 2022
Zoning Blog Pace Central Harlem Ave Corridor Plan 1 RTA begins work on new zoning projects to encourage transit-friendly policies

Updates to a community’s zoning code can encourage new transit-oriented development. So far in 2022, the RTA has begun work on several new zoning projects in...

July 14, 2022
Transportation Tuesday Blog Banner Post June 28 Transportation Tuesday Recap: Accessing Transportation Data in the Chicagoland Region

The RTA's Mapping and Statistics website (RTAMS) and CMAP's Data Hub are two open data resources in the Chicagoland area that help experts make informed data...

July 1, 2022
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