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RTA, transit leaders advocate for additional federal funding

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Read a letter by RTA Executive Director Leanne Redden asking the Illinois Congressional delegation to advocate for transit relief in the next federal coronavirus package. Watch Redden with the leaders of CTA, Metra, and Pace on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight or listen to RTA Board Chairman Kirk Dillard discuss the pandemic response on WBEZ 91.5 FM.

 

RTA Launches COVID-19 Transit Dashboard

RTA Covid 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.

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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