Invest in Transit: 2018-2023 Regional Transit Strategic Plan

In January 2018, the RTA Board adopted Invest in Transit, the strategic plan that sets a bold vision and goals for our region’s transit agencies over the next five years.

Transit Plan

RTA, CTA, Metra, Pace commit to health and safety

All four agencies in Northeastern Illinois have signed a pledge from the American Public Transportation Association, committing to keeping riders safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Transit Safety

Transit needs new federal COVID relief

Read a joint statement by Executive Directors of the RTA, CTA, Metra, and Pace regarding the regional response to COVID-19. Also, see their recent appearance on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight.


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As our state and nation continue responding to the pandemic, public transit remains an essential service, responsible for transporting health care employees, emergency responders, and retail workers to jobs throughout the region. The RTA remains committed to keeping elected officials and stakeholders up to date about COVID-19 impacts on transit and the region’s response. Subscribe to receive emails from the RTA or visit the Recovery page.