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    Use transit to celebrate Pride Month

    This June, use the CTA, Metra, and Pace to get to Pride events and Queer neighborhoods and businesses all throughout the region.

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    Transportation Tuesday recap and recording available now

    This year’s first webinar of the RTA's four-part Transportation Tuesday series explored how the region’s transit system is being improved and expanded to advance equity, sustainability, and accessibility.

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    Safety Summit Priority Recommendations

    Read a report from the 2024 Public Transit Safety and Security Summit hosted by the RTA.

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    Eight station activation projects selected for pilot program

    The RTA is announcing more than $120,000 in funding for Transit Station Activations, a pilot program to fund events that can help improve public safety and a sense of community near transit stations and stops.

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The RTA in action

Through the Section 5310 program, the RTA will award nearly $14M in federal funding for projects that enhance mobility for seniors and individuals with disabilities. The services funded through this program provided more than 600,000 trips in 2022.

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Section 5310

In September, the RTA Board of Directors approved a program of projects that will make it easier for older adults and people with disabilities to get to jobs, medical appointments, the grocery store, social activities, and more. The Section 5310 Program is a federal formula grant program that provides assistance to public transportation projects that focus on enhancing mobility for seniors and individuals with disabilities.

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