Posts Tagged “transportation”

Overnight closures of Reagan Tollway (I-88) planned

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Overnight closures of Reagan Tollway (I-88) planned

Overnight closures of Reagan Tollway (I-88) planned For South First Street Bridge work in DeKalb. Temporary, full closures planned for bridge beam placement as part of bridge replacement project Temporary, overnight lane closures are scheduled this week on the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) at South First Street in DeKalb for bridge replacement work. Weather permitting,…

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Emanuel names Alexandra Holt to RTA Board

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Emanuel names Alexandra Holt to RTA Board

Emanuel names Alexandra Holt to RTA Board The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) announces the appointment of Alexandra Holt as its newest board member, representing the City of Chicago. Director Holt replaces Director Anthony Anderson, whose term had expired. “We are pleased that Mayor Emanuel has appointed Director Holt to the RTA Board,” said RTA Chairman Kirk Dillard.  “Her…

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Pace Wraps up Central Harlem Avenue Corridor Plan

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Pace Wraps up Central Harlem Avenue Corridor Plan

Pace Wraps up Central Harlem Avenue Corridor Plan RTA funded plan prepares for faster, more frequent Pulse service Pace Suburban Bus, in partnership with the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), has completed the Central Harlem Avenue Corridor Study, a long-range plan to improve pedestrian and transit access along a ten-mile stretch of Harlem Avenue spanning Harlem…

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IDOT awards $36 million to enhance Illinois transportation

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IDOT awards $36 million to enhance Illinois transportation

IDOT awards $36 million to enhance Illinois transportation IDOT Awards $36 Million in Federal Grants to Enhance Transportation in Illinois Communities. Competitive ITEP grant emphasizes bicycle, pedestrian and streetscape projects aimed at improving travel and quality of life The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) today announced a nearly $36 million investment to expand travel options and…

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Opportunity, Transitions coming to Mokena station area

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Opportunity, Transitions coming to Mokena station area

Opportunity, Transitions coming to Mokena station area If you’re a regular user of Mokena’s downtown station, opportunity and transitions are just around the bend. Forty-nine additional parking spaces in the unpaved lot located just south of the Rock Island tracks are being opened up in early May for commuter use.  These spaces, which will be…

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RTA approves projects for Seniors and disabled

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RTA approves projects for Seniors and disabled

RTA approves projects for Seniors and disabled RTA Board Approves Projects to Benefit Seniors and People with Disabilities The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) Board has approved funding for twelve projects through the federally-funded Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities program. The RTA will administer a total of $14,936,856 million, including $8,756,052 in federal…

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