Better Rides Mean Better Funding
It has been more than a decade since the State of Illinois last funded a capital bill. Tell your elected officials you support more funding for public transportation. Email your state legislator or tweet to them using #InvestInTransit.
Invest in Transit: The Regional Transit Strategic Plan
For years, funding has been wholly insufficient to operate and maintain your transit system. It’s time to act. It’s time to Invest in Transit.
Invest in Transit: 2018-2023 Regional Transit Strategic Plan
In January 2018, the RTA Board adopted Invest in Transit, the regional transit strategic plan that sets a bold vision and goals for the region’s transit agencies over the next five years.Learn More
Transit Benefit Fare Program
Often called “transit’s best kept secret”, the RTA Transit Benefit Fare Program allows employees to use pre-tax deductions from their paycheck to pay for the purchase of transit fares— which will save them hundreds of dollars a year that they would otherwise have to pay in taxes.Learn More
Call for Projects: Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities
The RTA is inviting local governments, private non-profit organizations and transportation providers to apply for Section 5310 funding.
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