As part of development for the 2023 Regional Transit Strategic Plan for Northeastern Illinois, the RTA is publishing a series of guest blog posts to hear from a group of transit users and thinkers on the challenges and opportunities facing the future of transit.
The RTA Board of Directors kicked off a 15-month process to develop the next regional transit strategic plan with a workshop to discuss opportunities and challenges in five broad areas: Opportunities for Impact, Transit System Adaptation, Funding Sustainability, Equity, and Engagement.
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.
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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