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New signage, system map help riders navigate return to transit

As riders return to CTA, Metra, and Pace following the pandemic, they can make use of more than 1,000 new signs at 19  transfer points and an updated map to help navigate the region’s transit system.

Comment on performance-based Capital Allocation Structure by July 1

The RTA is accepting public comment on the memo and documents describing its new performance-based Capital Allocation Structure that was presented to the RTA Board of DIrectors in June 2021.

The RTA's Role

Created by the State of Illinois, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) coordinates the Chicago region’s transit system, oversees its financing with transparency and accountability, and plans for a future with adequate, accessible, and equitable public transportation for the six counties of Northeastern Illinois.

Invest in Transit strategic regional plan

The RTA Board adopted the Invest in Transit plan in 2018 to set a bold vision and goals for our regional transit system over the next five years.

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The RTA sends a twice-monthly e-newsletter with important information about the transit system, including the regional response to COVID-19. Click the button below to subscribe.

Connections: A blog about the Chicago region’s transit system

The RTA Connections blog features stories about how we collaborate with Chicago Transit AuthorityMetra, and Pace Suburban Bus to plan, invest in, and move the Chicago region's transit system.