May 8, 2013
Center for Neighborhood Technology recommends creating transit-oriented development zones, preserving affordable housing, matching jobs and transit, and providing alternatives to car ownership.
April 22, 2013
Designed to accommodate customers making rail-to-rail connections, as well as bus-to-rail connections.
March 25, 2013
Those who qualify for lower transit fares or are in the free-rides program won't be able to open a prepaid debit account when the agency's versions of the new Ventra fare card are available. The restriction was set to protect seniors, people with disabilities, and low-income residents from potential problems.
March 21, 2013
Allows employees to make pre-tax paycheck deductions, saving commuters hundreds of dollars a year that they would otherwise have to pay in taxes.
January 14, 2013
Agency alleged that United Airlines and American Airlines operate rarely-occupied offices in Sycamore, Ill. that they use to avoid paying higher taxes from their actual offices in Chicago, and that these operations have deprived Chicago and Cook County taxpayers, as well as public transportation agencies, of nearly $300 million over the last seven years.
November 29, 2012
drivelesslivemore.com allows commuters to track their modes of travel, see how they can reduce carbon emissions and become eligible for prizes such as transit rides, a folding bike and a Chicago “Stay-cation” hotel package.
November 26, 2012
One Chicago Regional Transportation Authority ADA Advisory Committee member said that the RTA board needs disability awareness training, particularly in proper terminology.
The program, funded through a $1.7 million federal New Freedom grant, will reimburse expenses to convert taxicabs to accommodate wheelchairs.
November 15, 2012
Balanced without fare increases or service reductions.
November 12, 2012
John Gates Jr. called paratransit service “federally mandated limousine service,” during a meeting. He later said the remark was “off the cuff and thoughtless."
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