Illinois Transit Agencies To Fight Against Guns On Buses, TrainsThe state’s mass transit agencies say they are willing to go to the mat with the National Rifle Association over concealed guns aboard trains and buses.
Suit: United Operates 'Sham' Office To Avoid TaxesThe Regional Transportation Authority is taking United Airlines to court.
RTA Boss Apologizes For Calling Paratransit 'Limousine Service'The chairman of the Regional Transportation Authority has made a public apology for using the term “limousine service” to describe the agency’s paratransit service for the disabled.
Metra, CTA, Pace Could Be Closer To Universal Fare SystemMetra, the CTA and Pace have never had a fully compatible ticketing system, but technology may make it possible in time to meet a 2015 legislative mandate.
CTA, Metra, Pace Gang Up On RTA Over ConsolidationsWhen Regional Transportation Authority Chairman John Gates wrote last week urging the Chicago Transit Authority, Metra and Pace to work more closely together, he wasn't anticipating the collaboration that resulted.
RTA To Weigh Money-Saving Consolidations Of CTA, Metra, Pace OperationsThe chairman of the Regional Transportation Authority is floating a proposal he says could save taxpayers as much as $150 million a year.
Metra Mulls Extension To Oswego, Outside RTA Service AreaMetra doesn't have enough money to fix what's breaking, But that's not stopping the commuter rail agency from studying a possible extension in the far southwest suburbs.
RTA Already Replacing Thousands Of New Senior Fare CardsThe Regional Transportation Authority's new senior half-fare cards have only been in use since Labor Day, but it is already replacing hundreds each week.
RTA Boss Backs CTA Plan To Change Work RulesThe head of the Regional Transportation Authority said Thursday that he backs the CTA's decision to demand major changes to work rules -- and impose fare hikes and service cuts if talks fail.
Free Public Transit Rides For Seniors End At MidnightThe program that has allowed all Illinois seniors to ride public transit for free will come to an end at midnight Wednesday night.
RTA To Spend $435,000 For Customer Satisfaction SurveyThe Regional Transportation Authority will spend $435,000 in scarce funds to find out how pleased riders are with the CTA, Metra and Pace.
RTA: New Reduced Fare Cards Have Been SentThe Regional Transportation Authority is reminding eligible seniors if they have not received their reduced fare transit cards, they should contact the RTA's customer service center.
New Law Allows Buses To Drive In I-55 ShoulderDon't be surprised when you see Pace buses driving along the shoulder of the Stevenson Expressway this fall.
CTA Won't Impose Fare Hike--For NowThe CTA won't raise fares for the rest of 2011, but is making no promises beyond that.
New Transit Fare Cards Arriving For SeniorsNew fare cards have begun to arrive from the RTA for more than 427,000 Chicago area senior citizens in the next few days.