June 3, 2014
Makes several changes to the Regional Transportation Authority Metropolitan and Transit Authority Acts that the RTA has long held are critical to assuring that it is able to carry out its statutorily mandated oversight role.
February 12, 2014
The station work is part of the $492 million "Your New Blue" plan announced in December — the largest comprehensive investment for the Blue Line since 1984.
February 6, 2014
A task force created by Gov. Pat Quinn concluded that even some major job hubs “can’t be reached in a 90-minute commute” and described planning efforts as “haphazard.”
December 5, 2013
The $492 million plan, called “Your New Blue,” includes several track and station improvement projects along a 12.5-mile stretch of the Blue Line O’Hare Branch between the Grand and Cumberland stations
September 5, 2013
Gov. Pat Quinn asked the group to develop ways to eliminate waste, fraud and abuse at the CTA, Metra and Pace, as well as the oversight agency, the Regional Transportation Authority, and to streamline overall system operations.
November 26, 2012
The launch represents a historic step toward the establishment of a high-speed rail network in Illinois, one of Gov. Quinn's key priorities as he works to modernize the state's infrastructure.
July 12, 2011
Signed legislation requiring area transit agencies to come up with a universal fare card by 2015. The concept has been in discussion for several years. However, transit experts cite obstacles, including ever-changing ticket technology and Metra’s fare structure.
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