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    Explore updated data dashboards

    Get the latest the latest ridership, financial, and other information on the recently updated State of Transit Dashboard and Finance Dashboard.

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    Transit is the Answer Coalition meeting

    Stakeholders met virtually with the RTA for the first quarterly Transit is the Answer Coalition meeting, receiving an update on strategic plan implementation and focusing on expanding the regional reduced fare and ride free program to people with low incomes.

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    Register for Transportation Tuesday webinars

    The RTA will host four free webinars in June on topics related to the future of transit in our region.

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A government agency created by the State of Illinois to coordinate the Chicago region’s transit system, oversee its financing with transparency and accountability, and plan for a future with adequate, accessible, and equitable public transportation for the six counties of Northeastern Illinois. Learn more about the work we do...

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The RTA in action

The RTA has invested more than $22.5 million in communities to improve access to transit for bicyclists and pedestrians. Improvements like new sidewalks, signage, and shelters make transit safer and more enjoyable for riders.

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Access to Transit

The RTA has selected ten projects for its Access to the Transit program, which provides funding to municipalities to complete engineering and construction for small-scale capital improvements, such as filling sidewalk gaps and installing covered bicycle parking, that improve pedestrian and bicycle connections to transit.

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Explore and download transit data

View ridership statistics, maps, and find out where we are investing in transit infrastructure near you on RTAMS, the Regional Transportation Authority Mapping and Statistics website.

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