IMPORTANT: COVID-19 Related Transit Service Information

RTA Launches COVID-19 Transit Dashboard

The RTA has launched a data-driven dashboard for tracking COVID-19's effects on the regional transit network. It shows changes in ridership, services, and finances, including farebox revenue and sales tax receipts for recent months, along with 2019 data for comparison.

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RTA Customer Services During COVID-19

The RTA’s top priority is the health and safety of agency employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.  In continuing to monitor the changing Coronavirus/ COVID-19 situation, RTA staff are working remotely and will not be reporting to the agency offices at 175 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago starting Monday, March 16, 2020, and until further notice.  Regarding a variety of RTA customer services, please click here for details about office closures and how to get help by phone. Thank you for your understanding during this challenging time, and we remind everyone to follow the advice of the Chicago Department of Public Health, the Illinois Department of Public Health, and the Center for Disease Prevention and Control. Please visit CTA, Metra and Pace websites for specific information about those transit agencies' services.

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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.

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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.

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