2021 Regional Transit Operating Budget & Capital Program

Public comment is now open through December 17, 2020, on the Proposed 2021 Regional Transit Operating Budget and Capital Program. View this year’s budget process to learn more about how to provide public comment or register to attend a public hearing on Dec.3.

RTA story maps show transit benefits

View a pair of interactive maps that depict projects for local planning implementation and mobility of seniors and individuals with disabilities, which are supported respectively by the RTA Community Planning and Section 5310 programs.

COVID transit recovery page

Visit the RTA COVID recovery page for resources about the pandemic's effects on transit and our regional system's response, including the COVID Transit data dashboard. Subscribe to our twice-monthly email about COVID-19 and transit.

RTA COVID Recovery


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 .

Chicago Tonight RTA


Invest in Transit  strategic plan

The RTA Board adopted the Invest in Transit plan to set a bold vision and goals for our region’s transit agencies over the next five years.

RTA Chicago Skyline

Follow the RTA on social media

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