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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
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
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
04 18 22 Earthday Blog 1110x545 1 How the Chicago region’s transit system is going even greener

Reducing carbon emissions and reliance on fossil fuels has never been more important, and increasing transit use is one of the strongest tools we have in the...

April 20, 2022
RTA Rides On v6 Combined Page 06 How to join the RTA, CTA, Metra, and Pace in moving the region’s transit system Forward for All

On April 3, the RTA launched the “Forward for All” campaign to show that transit is essential to the recovery and ongoing vibrancy of the Chicago region. In ...

April 12, 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 Pace Blog Header 1110x545 1 Pace leader says innovation is essential for future of transit

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
Access Transit Web Banner 1110x545 1 RTA funds Phase I engineering for bicycle, pedestrian transit access improvements in four communities

  The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) is announcing $195,000 in funding through its Access to Transit program to help four communities in Northeaste...

August 19, 2020
Access to transit mt prospect RTA Access to Transit Program Awarded Funding to Improve Bike and Pedestrian Connections to Transit

The RTA Access to Transit program has received funding from the Federal Transit Administration through the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) progr...

November 5, 2019
Elgin refueling 1110x545 1 Making the Transit System Greener in a Smart Way

Back in 2012, the RTA and its partners—the Service Boards (CTA, Metra, Pace), IDOT, CMAP and CDOT—developed a plan that described the environmental benefits ...

October 3, 2019
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