What is the RTA doing for Northeastern Illinois?

What is the RTA doing for Northeastern Illinois?

The RTA is developing the next Regional Transit Strategic Plan for Northeastern Illinois at a time when challenges and opportunities have never been great. Take a survey, view a recently held public forum, or read a series of guest blogs from leading public transit voices as part of the agency’s Making a Plan engagement effort.

What does the Regional Transportation Authority do?

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.

What is the RTA 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.

What’s new at the RTA in 2021?

The RTA recently published its 2021 Local Planning Implementation Report , an interactive story map of 24 RTA-supported projects around the region that are starting soon, in progress, or recently completed.

How do I track a bus with nextconnect?

Welcome to NextConnect. RTA’s NextConnect service uses satellite and GPS-based technology to monitor bus locations in real-time. On this site, you can track the next time your RTA bus will be at your bus stop with just the click of a mouse and even see where your bus is located in real time on a map.

How do I track an RTA bus?

RTA’s NextConnect service uses satellite and GPS-based technology to monitor bus locations in real-time. On this site, you can track the next time your RTA bus will be at your bus stop with just the click of a mouse and even see where your bus is located in real time on a map.

Who is the founder of next Chicago?

Founded by chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas, Next has received an unprecedented twenty-one 4-star reviews from the Chicago Tribune, a James Beard Award as Best New Restaurant in America and a Michelin star for 2020. We look forward to welcoming you at Next.