Posts Tagged “transportation”

Pritzker joins Federal, State and Local Leaders to break ground on next phase of Springfield Rail

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Pritzker joins Federal, State and Local Leaders to break ground on next phase of Springfield Rail

Pritzker joins Federal, State and Local Leaders to break ground on next phase of Springfield Rail Rebuild Illinois Invests $122 Million to Complete Springfield Rail Improvement Project Governor JB Pritzker was joined by federal, state and local leaders to announce the next phase of the Springfield Rail Improvements Project and break ground on the construction…

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RTA rolls out Summer Campaign, encourages riders to show “We Can All Agree on Transit”

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RTA rolls out Summer Campaign, encourages riders to show “We Can All Agree on Transit”

RTA rolls out Summer Campaign, encourages riders to show “We Can All Agree on Transit” This summer the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) of northeastern Illinois is launching a unifying marketing campaign to focus on the benefits of riding transit. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace provide two million rides each weekday and riders…

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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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