News Tagged With: pace
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June 3, 2014

Ill. legislature approves transit ethics and oversight law

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.


April 10, 2014

Chicago ICE program funds bus shelters

Bus shelters and pads have been installed as recommended in the Kane County Randall Road Pace Route 529 Plan, the Village of South Elgin Transit Improvement Plan and the Kane County 2040 Long Range Transit Plan Community Planning projects.


March 17, 2014

Chicago transit agencies will complete Ventra transition by July

The agencies and Cubic Transportation Systems have made several improvements to the system, from software upgrades to improvements to the Ventra call center.


February 7, 2014

5-year Chicago study shows economy's impact on ridership

Chicago Transit Authority gained passengers, while Metra and Pace experienced modest declines.


November 14, 2013

Chicago RTA prepaid MasterCard cuts costs

Can be loaded with pre-tax deductions from customers’ paychecks to purchase transit fares. By using pre-tax dollars, riders save as much as 40% off their commuting costs each year.


October 29, 2013

First Transit wins Chicago travel info contract

Will offer several service enhancements including an expanded Interactive Voice Response System scheduled for launch in July 2014, which will provide trip-planning information about riding the CTA, Metra and Pace, 24 hours a day.


October 17, 2013

4 Chicago-area boards should become one like N.Y., study says

A consultant recommended that a New York City-like transit structure should replace the RTA, CTA, Metra and Pace boards with one board driven by a “regional” focus rather than parochial concerns.


October 10, 2013

Pace introduces Ventra outreach campaign

The plan will kick off with an ambassador campaign in which staff will visit 14-locations in Chicago and the suburbs to distribute information and answer customers’ questions about the benefits and fare policy changes


September 30, 2013

Pace addresses paratransit growth with outreach

In 2006, Pace assumed responsibility for paratransit operations in Chicago from the CTA. Prior to that, the agency ran paratransit only in the suburbs.


September 5, 2013

Task force appointed to reform Chicago area transit network

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.


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