Stay updated on the RTA Three-Step COVID Recovery Strategy

The RTA recently completed Step 2 of its Three-Step COVID Recovery strategy with the allocation of $486.2 million in federal relief funding, which filled the remaining gaps in the regional transit operating budget. Visit the COVID Recovery page and subscribe to our biweekly COVID Update newsletter for the latest news.

Apply for Section 5310 funding

The RTA is now accepting applications for the Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program. Selected projects will align with the recently updated Human Services Transportation Plan. Submit an application by Thursday, April 22, 2021. 

New RTAMS offers transit data and tools

A redesigned Regional Transportation Authority Mapping and Statistics (RTAMS) website is now available for users to explore, search, and study data from the Chicago region’s transit network. Read more about the features of the new site in a blog post and subscribe for email updates with data and analysis from RTAMS.


Introducing Connections, a blog about the Chicago region's transit network 

The RTA has refreshed its blog, Connections, which is a hub for stories about how the RTA collaborates with CTA, Metra and Pace to planinvest in and move the Chicago region’s transit system. Visit blog.rtachicago.org for more.



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.

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