Capital Projects

Regional Capital Program

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Capital programming is a core function of the RTA. RTA and the Service Boards have worked to articulate as well as advance a capital strategy for transit projects in the Chicagoland region.

Priority Projects have been identified by the Service Boards. These priority projects were defined in the Invest in Transit Regional Transit Strategic Plan and are updated on an annual basis. This page shows details about the funding for each priority project.

The 2022-2026 5-Year Regional Capital Program includes over 200 projects that are advancing many of these Priority Projects. The capital projects are shown in the table below, organized by Priority Project and can also be seen in a mapped form on the RTA Capital Projects Dashboard. Each project listing shows the amount of funding programmed in the 2022-2026 Regional Capital Program. Each listing also shows the core requirement(s) and strategic goals that each project helps to address, as defined in the region’s new performance-based capital allocation process.

Notably, the region has committed to dedicating 20% of programmed funds to projects that fulfill the core requirements of improving equity or achieving full accessibility for 2025 and beyond as a part of the new performance-based capital allocation process. 

The Service Boards have met and exceeded the 20% goal for the 2025 and 2026 budget years. Detailed analysis of the core requirements and strategic goals can be found in the Regional Transit Operating Budget and Capital Program

Read more about RTA’s capital programming activities here.

Project Management Oversite (PMO) data is provided for projects that are being actively monitored by the PMO group. Data included current activities, start and end date and budget and schedule status. The following page has a full list of active PMO projects.

 

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Agency Priority Project Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding 10 Year Funding Needed 10 Year Unfunded Need
+ Metra Signal & Electrical Improvements Rail $48,028,000 $219,614,000 $1,131,268,000 $911,654,000

Description:

Replace and upgrade train control and grade crossing signals and systems.

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ 16th St. Interlocker Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $3,500,000 $12,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will replace the 16th Street interlocking with a modern solid-state automated electronic system at a junction with tracks owned by Canadian National (CN) near 16th Street in Chicago. The 16th Street interlocking plant consists of an obsolete manual interlocking with two outdated hand lever machines built in 1901 and 1929. There are no manufacturers of spare or replacement equipment for these machines.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$3,500,000
$8,500,000
$12,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$3,000,000
$3,500,000
$8,500,000
$15,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ A-20 (Techny) Interlocker Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $6,000,000 $12,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project provides engineering and construction funds to modernize the A-20 Interlocking near Techny Road in Northbrook on the Milwaukee District North Line. The scope of work includes improving two grade crossings (Shermer and Techny Road), modernizing signals, and improving track between the Morton Grove Station and Deerfield Station. Under this project, work may include adding rail, switches, signals, crossovers, and renewal of track and signal circuits and cables. The project will implement a signal control system that is PTC compatible.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$12,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$18,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Bi-Directional Signals (11TH TO 47TH) Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project consists of installing additional wayside signals with the "current of traffic" and all new wayside signals against the “current of traffic" along with all new relay houses, coded track circuits, and new power equipment for each relay house to permit bi-directional signaling on all four tracks along the Metra Electric District (MED). New signals will be added at 11th Place to control the entrance to the new signal system. The 51st Street Interlocking Plant will be moved to 45th Street and upgraded to new solid state controls with an additional new crossover.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$0
$0

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Bi-Directional Signals (47TH TO 65TH) Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project consists of installing additional wayside signals with the "current of traffic" and all new wayside signals against the “current of traffic" along with all new relay houses, coded track circuits, and new power equipment for each relay house to permit bi-directional signaling on all four tracks along the Metra Electric District (MED). The 51st Street Interlocking Plant will be moved to 45th Street and upgraded to new solid state controls with an additional new crossover. The interlocking signals are controlled from Metra's new Consolidated Control Facility (CCF).

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$0
$0

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Communication Improvements Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project involves the installation of improved communications equipment throughout the Metra system, including cameras, video equipment, and video back-up. The new equipment will improve operating cost and service reliability by replacing analog equipment with digital equipment.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,750,000
$0
$0
$1,750,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Consolidated Control Facility (CCF) - Generator & UPS Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $1,710,000 $1,710,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project funds construction services for the replacement of an existing diesel generator and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system. The new diesel generator will be powered by natural gas, thereby reducing operating costs and emissions. The system provides an important backup power supply.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$447,000
$0
$447,000
State
$0
$1,263,000
$0
$1,263,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$800,000
$1,710,000
$0
$2,510,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Constant Tension Catenary Study Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $436,000 $2,144,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will fund an engineering study of constant tension technology for the potential application to the Metra Electric (ME) District. The catenary system is currently undergoing extensive rehabilitation. Constant tension technology may be added to the catenary rehabilitation project scope pending the results of this study.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$436,000
$1,708,000
$2,144,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$750,000
$436,000
$1,708,000
$2,894,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Crossings (Road & Track) MED Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

These projects provide for the renewal of rail highway grade crossings at various locations on the Metra District commuter lines and the Union Pacific Lines. The specific crossings to be renewed will be based on the stage of deterioration at each crossing. The work will include, but not be limited to, replacement of cross ties, crossing material, and ballast, as well as the surfacing of the track.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$0
$0

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Crossings (Road & Track) MWD Track & Structure Rail $2,500,000 $11,500,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

These projects provide for the renewal of rail highway grade crossings at various locations on the MDW. The specific crossings to be renewed will be based on the stage of deterioration at each crossing. The work will include, but not be limited to, replacement of cross ties, crossing material, and ballast, as well as the surfacing of the track.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$2,500,000
$9,000,000
$11,500,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$9,000,000
$14,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Crossings (Road & Track) RID Track & Structure Rail $1,500,000 $7,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

These projects provide for the renewal of rail highway grade crossings at various locations on the RID. The specific crossings to be renewed will be based on the stage of deterioration at each crossing. The work will include, but not be limited to, replacement of cross ties, crossing material, and ballast, as well as the surfacing of the track.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,500,000
$5,500,000
$7,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,000,000
$1,500,000
$5,500,000
$8,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Crossings (Road & Track) UPR Track & Structure Rail $0 $2,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

These projects provide for the renewal of rail highway grade crossings at various locations on the Union Pacific Lines. The specific crossings to be renewed will be based on the stage of deterioration at each crossing. The work will include, but not be limited to, replacement of cross ties, crossing material, and ballast, as well as the surfacing of the track.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,000,000
$0
$2,000,000
$3,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ CTC Over ITCM Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $500,000 $500,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Metra’s aging communications systems will be updated, improved, or replaced under this project to implement state-of-the-art solutions that are more reliable. Sub-projects may include, but may not be limited to, the improvement or replacement of Metra’s current radio systems, phone systems, and data-transfer systems. Project activities may reduce the long-term operating, audit, monitoring, and repair costs while improving the reliability of various communications systems.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$500,000
$0
$500,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$500,000
$0
$500,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Downtown Public Information Displays Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $1,500,000 $4,200,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Public Information Displays (PIDs) at the terminal stations in downtown Chicago have exceeded their useful life and are due for replacement. Crucial information is such as arrival times, the track number of arrivals and departures, equipment failures, and delays are visually communicated to Metra riders via the PIDs system. Project activities may include, but are not limited to, installing equipment and components, purchasing new hardware for emergency repairs, and the installation of a replacement system.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,500,000
$2,700,000
$4,200,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$1,500,000
$2,700,000
$4,200,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Fiber Optic MED Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $0 $15,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project consists of the replacement of the coaxial cable and copper cable used to conduct voice and signal data on the Metra Electric District’s Main Line. The fiber optic cable will connect to the recent installation on the South Chicago Branch and Blue Island Branch and extend to the downtown terminal. Existing cable will be replaced with fiber optic cable. New cable will be hung on the catenary structures in a manner similar to the existing cable.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$15,000,000
$15,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$2,000,000
$0
$15,000,000
$17,000,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$2,000,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Jan 2022

End Date

Dec 2023

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

The design contract was awarded. Initial meetings were held, and the contractor was given high rail testing. Design work continues to progress.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Impedance Bonds Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $800,000 $2,850,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project involves replacing impedance bonds that are damaged, defective, or have insufficient negative return equipment and connections. The impedance bonds are a fundamental part of the track circuit. Impedance bonds control the current path and thus limit the power losses and assure proper function of the protective relays

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$800,000
$2,050,000
$2,850,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$200,000
$800,000
$2,050,000
$3,050,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Lake Forrest Crossovers Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will provide construction funds for the replacement of crossovers in Lake Forest on Metra’s Milwaukee District North Line.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$3,000,000
$0
$0
$3,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Lake St. Interlocker Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $0 $33,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project consists of the modernization and upgrading of the Lake Street interlocker at the north end of the Ogilvie Transportation Center (OTC), including replacement of track, track bed, switches, switch machines, switch heaters, dwarf signals and signal cable. In the future, the interlocking control machine in Lake Street Tower will be replaced by modern equipment.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$33,000,000
$33,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,000,000
$0
$33,000,000
$34,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ MED Improvements Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $500,000 $12,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project consists of the upgrade of the Metra Electric track and structure in conjunction with the increased service planned for the Northern Indiana Commuter Railroad District (NICTD) and its Federally assisted New Start project for the South Shore Line. This project will install, upgrade and/or realign tracks, install signals, turnouts, and associated catenaries, extend and construct new storage tracks, and construct and install new platforms. Metra funds are to be fully reimbursed in accordance with a Fixed Facility Agreement with NICTD.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$500,000
$11,500,000
$12,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$4,000,000
$500,000
$11,500,000
$16,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Milwaukee North Signals Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $4,500,000 $9,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will improve signals from Rondout to Deerfield on the Milwaukee North Line. The project will include but not be limited to improve pedestrian crossings at the West Lake Forest Station, as well as grade crossing improvements at Everett and Conway roads in Lake Forest. IDOT will being doing improvements in conjunction with this project.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$4,500,000
$4,500,000
$9,000,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,100,000
$4,500,000
$4,500,000
$10,100,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Morgan Interlocking Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $2,500,000 $5,500,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will provide design and construction funds for the replacement of the Morgan Street Interlocking on Metra’s Milwaukee C&M subdivision, the signal system infrastructure between Canal Street and A-2 interlocking. The Morgan St. Interlocker and crossings were originally installed in the early 1960’s. The signal system is also affected by the extreme weather conditions common to the Chicago region. It has become extremely difficult in recent years to get parts to make repairs to keep the system operational.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$2,500,000
$3,000,000
$5,500,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$3,000,000
$2,500,000
$3,000,000
$8,500,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ MWD Holding Signal (50/50) Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $5,000,000 $15,400,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project is a multi-year signal replacement project on the Milwaukee West Line. Seven signals will be replaced between Wood Dale and Almora. This is a project in partnership with the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$5,000,000
$10,400,000
$15,400,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,250,000
$5,000,000
$10,400,000
$16,650,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Networking Equipment Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $2,000,000 $2,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will acquire new telecommunications network equipment to replace aging, obsolete equipment. Improvements funded by this project include, but may not be limited to, replacing failing routing equipment used for data storage, purchasing servers for circuits to be used on the Union Pacific Lines, replacing camera firewall routers, and installing new telecommunications switches. This project supports planned improvements to the video storage system, the ACORN project, and the fiber optic network along the Rock Island (RI) and SouthWest Service (SWS) Lines.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$2,000,000
$0
$2,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$2,000,000
$0
$2,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Seegar Interlocking Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will provide funds for the replacement of the Seeger Interlocking on Metra’s Union Pacific
Northwest line (MP 18.5). The layout of the control point only allows 30 mph crossover speeds for
commuter trains. The goal of this upgrade, in addition to updating the equipment, would be to increase
the train speeds to 40 mph, and upgrade the switch layouts to meet current railroad design
specification.
The existing signal system is approximately 50 years old and requires replacement due to age and

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$0
$0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$2,000,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Nov 2020

End Date

Dec 2022

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

The status for this project is completed and final bills remain. This will be the final update on this project.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Signal Standards Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project provides engineering design services for Centralized Train Control north of A5 on the Milwaukee District North Line. The project will allow the Signal Engineering department to create a cell library to expedite design and cost estimates of signal projects.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$550,000
$0
$0
$550,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Signal System Improvements MED Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $900,000 $4,850,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will replace various signal infrastructure such as junction boxes, electrical cabinets, wiring, LED lights, and other essential components on an as-needed basis. Locations and scope of work are determined upon routine inspection or failure.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$900,000
$3,950,000
$4,850,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,500,000
$900,000
$3,950,000
$6,350,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Signal System Improvements MWD Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $900,000 $4,800,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will replace various signal infrastructure such as junction boxes, electrical cabinets, wiring, LED lights, and other essential components on an as-needed basis. Locations and scope of work are determined upon routine inspection or failure.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$900,000
$3,900,000
$4,800,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,000,000
$900,000
$3,900,000
$5,800,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Signal System Improvements RID Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $900,000 $4,850,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will replace various signal infrastructure such as junction boxes, electrical cabinets, wiring, LED lights, and other essential components on an as-needed basis. Locations and scope of work are determined upon routine inspection or failure.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$900,000
$3,950,000
$4,850,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,500,000
$900,000
$3,950,000
$6,350,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Smart Gates Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $3,000,000 $7,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project involves upgrades to protected grade crossings to improve safety and reliability of grade crossing protections. Metra has approximately 300 active grade crossings with warning devices. This project will fund upgrades of circuitry at these grade crossings to the latest technology. Metra will install monitors to remotely check the condition of the grade crossing protection system. When a monitor detects an anomaly, the system will send notice to the back office and dispatch a signal maintainer to perform repairs.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$3,000,000
$4,000,000
$7,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$7,000,000
$3,000,000
$4,000,000
$14,000,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$6,500,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Apr 2020

End Date

Dec 2024

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

Metra has utilized a Blanket Agreement for the purchase of Relay Cases to be utilized at the Smart Gates locations on the Metra Electric District line. Metra has completed the hardware portion of the design in‐house. The design portion for the remote monitoring solution will be contracted out. The remote monitoring solution specification was completed and will be advertised for bid. At this time the project includes 14 locations. The installation will be completed by Metra forces.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Substation Improvements (Jackson) Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $0 $35,400,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will fund the replacement and expansion of the Jackson Substation along the Metra Electric (ME) District. The rectifiers are several decades old, difficult to repair due to lack of spare components, and they have long exceeded their useful life. This project is a prerequisite for additional service capacity on the tracks leading into Van Buren St. Station.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$6,400,000
$6,400,000
State
$0
$0
$29,000,000
$29,000,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$16,000,000
$0
$35,400,000
$51,400,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Switch Layout Standards Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $1,382,000 $6,910,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This multi-year project will standardize the layout of switches on the Metra Electric, Rock Island and Milwaukee North and West lines.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,382,000
$5,528,000
$6,910,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,382,000
$1,382,000
$5,528,000
$8,292,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Traction Power System Augmentation - MED Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Converting the tie stations into substations and installing a new substation will
increase capacity and reliability on the Metra Electric District. Construction was
performed moving from north to south. Construction was completed at 31st
Street and 51st Street. Design for 95th Street and Riverdale are 100% complete.
Bids were received and contract was awarded for both 95th St. and Riverdale
substation construction. The contractor was issued an NTP in October 2018 and

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$0
$0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$32,264,285

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Oct 2018

End Date

Apr 2021

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

Converting the tie stations into substations and installing a new substation will increase capacity and reliability on the Metra Electric District. Construction was performed moving from north to south. Construction was completed at 31st Street and 51st Street. Design for 95th Street and Riverdale are 100% complete. Bids were received and contract was awarded for both 95th St. and Riverdale substation construction. The contractor was issued an NTP in October 2018 and reached substantial completion this reporting period. This will be the final update on this project.

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Western Interlocking Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $3,000,000 $3,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will provide construction funds for the replacement of the Western Avenue Interlocking at Vermont and Grove Street. In Metra’s Rock Island District, the signal system infrastructure at Western Avenue Junction interlocker has become obsolete. The interlocking was originally installed in the early 1960’s.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$3,000,000
$0
$3,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$0
$6,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ CTA Systemwide Station Program Rail $43,054,044 $76,622,673 $172,417,000 $95,794,327

Description:

Station upgrades, modernization and accessibility improvements

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ 43rd Street Station Green Line - Improvements Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $3,696,062 $3,696,062

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Project will revise an exit only stair to reduce the street level footprint and make other aesthetic and state-of-good repair upgrades to coordinate with an upcoming new adjacent development. Creates a Green Line TOD project at 43rd Station in Southeast side of the City and provides for an enhanced environment to sustain the redevelopment occurring within the neighborhood.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$3,696,062
$0
$3,696,062
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$3,696,062
$0
$3,696,062

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Central Station (Purple Line) - Stair Replacement Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $2,414,066 $2,414,066

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Replace Central Station stairway, in Evanston, which include risers, treads, stair stringers, handrails, guardrails, canopies and enclosures.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$2,414,066
$0
$2,414,066
Total
$0
$2,414,066
$0
$2,414,066

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Clark and Lake Stair Replacement Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $650,000 $650,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Replace stairs at mezzanine level at Blue Line Clark and Lake Station.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$650,000
$0
$650,000
Total
$0
$650,000
$0
$650,000

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Cottage Grove Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

CTA has partnered with the Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) to revitalize the southeast
corner of 63rd Street and Cottage Grove Avenue with a new multi-use office/retail space, which will
contain a new Cottage Grove station house. Overall the general design concept relocates the Cottage
Grove station house within POAH's new Woodlawn Crossing mixed-use development at the southeast
corner of 63rd Street and Cottage Grove Avenue, while the existing platforms and other related rail

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$0
$0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$76,447,966

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

Behind Schedule

Start Date

Jan 2021

End Date

Sep 2024

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

A contract has been awarded in January 2021 and CTA has issued a notice to proceed. The 60% design has been completed. Negotiations with POAH and City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development (CDPD) on final design for building where station entrance will be located are ongoing. POAH recently procured their own designer to support this project. Design is currently on hold until POAH’s designer in onboarded.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Irving Park Station - Escalator and Canopy Replacement Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Platform canopies and escalators will be replaced at Irving Park station on the O'Hare Blue Line. This project will address safety and state of good repair needs by replacing the worn and damaged platform
canopies at this station. Platform canopies that are in a state of disrepair allow water infiltration, which can cause damage to additional building materials and equipment and pose a safety risk to both

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$0
$0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$14,782,125

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Mar 2021

End Date

Aug 2022

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

This project is in the construction phase. The contractor continues to perform canopy work at the station, including painting and installation of flashing and purlin. One of the two escalators has been installed. The Irving Park entrance is closed for remaining escalator installation and controller relocation, painting, and other elements. Once the Irving Park entrance re‐opens the Pulaski stationhouse closure will begin at the end of May for construction and escalator replacement work.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Loyola Station Red Line - Stair and Elevator Replacement Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $1,500,000 $1,500,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Project will reconstruct or replace the existing cast-in-place concrete stairs that go from the main stationhouse to the elevated platform. Additionally, the traction elevator will be fully replaced with all new components including cab, platform, cables, motor, and controller.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,500,000
$0
$1,500,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$1,500,000
$0
$1,500,000

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Public Address Communication Modernization & Upgrade Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $0 $12,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Project will provide for the comprehensive overhaul of CTA's Public Address System to upgrade the Authority's PA system from antiquated and obsolete technology to modern digital technology with disaster recovery/business continuity solutions, increased capacity, and compliance with NFPA 130. The PA system upgrade will include the upgrade/replacement of the master head-end system at the Control Center and Backup Control Center, and remote systems at each rail station, with ancillary physical infrastructure.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$12,000,000
$12,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$12,000,000
$12,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Quincy Loop Station Upgrade Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $731,332 $731,332

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

The purpose of this project is make improvements to the historic Quincy Loop station, including the addition of two elevators to make this station accessible. In addition, this project will repair, repaint and refinish interior elements throughout the stationhouse, and will also paint the exterior of the stationhouse. Lighting will be upgraded and the canopy roof will be repaired where necessary.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$731,332
$0
$731,332
Total
$0
$731,332
$0
$731,332

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Rail Station Communications Infrastructure Modernization Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $0 $10,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Project will provide for the comprehensive rehabilitation, overhaul, and expansion of communications infrastructure at all CTA rail stations to support new and modern technologies for customer facing as well as life safety functions. The rail station communications infrastructure upgrade will include the upgrade/rehabilitaion/expansion of communications infrasturcture at each rail station, including but not limted to conduit, cabling, power sources, networking, HVAC, grounding, and other ancillary physical infrastructure.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$10,000,000
$10,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Refresh and Renew Program Expansion Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $3,000,000 $3,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Provides a heavy investment in refreshing stations and facilities every five years to promote safety, security and longevity to all CTA facilities including, but not limited to Rail Stations and Platforms, Bus Garages and Rail Shops across the system.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$3,000,000
$0
$3,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$3,000,000
$0
$3,000,000

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Rehabilitate Rail Stations - Systemwide Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Rehabilitate Rail Stations Systemwide
- Rail Stations Program would provide an annual appropriation for much-needed rehabilitation and modernization work at existing CTA rail stations. In addition, Infrastructure’s Rail Stations Program funds could be re-appropriated to support other critical needs at rail stations as they arise and implementation of systemwide projects can be scaled dependent on funding and locations.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$5,925,000
$0
$0
$5,925,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Rehabilitate Rail Stations -95th Terminal Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $625,384 $625,384

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This new job order will support the final change order for the construction firm, including the removal of several underground storage tanks near the terminal.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$625,384
$0
$625,384
Total
$0
$625,384
$0
$625,384

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Security Camera Modernization and Upgrade Electrical, Signal, & Communications System $0 $11,568,629

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Project will provide for the comprehensive overhaul of CTA's CCTV Security Camera Video System to upgrade the Authority's camera and video management system and communications transport system from antiquated and obsolete technology to modern high-speed technology with disaster recovery/business continuity solutions, increased capacity, and inter-operability with City of Chicago OEMC.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$11,568,629
$11,568,629
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$11,568,629
$11,568,629

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Station Security Enhancements Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $3,000,000 $3,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Station Security Enhancements Systemwide
(Safe and Secure) Initiative invests $15 million to provide for enhancements to be made to stations that include lighting, repairs, and other improvements. This multiple year effort is expected to touch over 100 stations throughout the system

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$3,000,000
$0
$3,000,000
Total
$0
$3,000,000
$0
$3,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Systemwide Security Cameras Improvements (Safe & Secure) Support Facilities & Equipment System $4,707,200 $4,707,200

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Systemwide Security Cameras Improvements (Safe & Secure):
Systemwide Security Cameras Safe and Secure investment of $18.0 M will add 1,000 new cameras and upgrade more than 3,800 older-model cameras throughout the system, including adding additional camera coverage to CTA-owned bus turnarounds and add monitors at all 146 CTA kiosks.

$5M Modernize cameras
$1M Install monitors at all kiosks
$4M Install cameras at all CTA owned bus turnarounds
$8M Maintain cameras in state of the art condition

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$4,707,200
$0
$4,707,200
Total
$0
$4,707,200
$0
$4,707,200

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Western Station Brown Line - Reconstruction Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $8,800,000 $8,800,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Rehabilitation required at this station that was not part of the Brown Line Reconstruction project and has older elevators that are part of the ASAP program on replacing existing elevators.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$8,800,000
$0
$8,800,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$8,800,000
$0
$8,800,000

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ CTA Elevated Track and Structure Systemwide Rail $38,000,000 $190,000,000 $380,000,000 $190,000,000

Description:

Preform elevated track and structure maintenance activities to keep the fleet in a state of good repair.

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ 2020 - Elevated Track and Structure Maintenance Systemwide Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Elevated Track and Structure Systemwide - Funding will be targeted at preventive maintenance projects for various Infrastructure units such as Track, Structure and Power. When certain maintenance tasks are needed to repair or replace asset components in order to maintain the working life of rail system, specific component campaign work is conducted.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$38,000,000
$0
$0
$38,000,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$38,000,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Jan 2020

End Date

Mar 2022

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

Track and structure work was completed, and final billing remains. This will be the final update on this project.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ 2021 - Elevated Track and Structure Maintenance Systemwide Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Elevated Track and Structure Systemwide - Funding will be targeted at preventive maintenance projects for various Infrastructure units such as Track, Structure and Power. When certain maintenance tasks are needed to repair or replace asset components in order to maintain the working life of rail system, specific component campaign work is conducted.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$38,000,000
$0
$0
$38,000,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$38,000,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Oct 2021

End Date

Jun 2023

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

Track and structure improvements ongoing. Major elements include, but are not limited to, ironworkers; track, signal and utilities work.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ 2022 - Elevated Track and Structure Maintenance Systemwide Track & Structure Rail $38,000,000 $190,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Elevated Track and Structure Systemwide

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$38,000,000
$152,000,000
$190,000,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$38,000,000
$152,000,000
$190,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Metra Track Improvements Rail $37,955,000 $120,509,000 $1,875,774,000 $1,755,265,000

Description:

Replace and repair track components

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ Catenary Structure Rehab Track & Structure Rail $1,100,000 $5,500,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project involves the ongoing rehabilitation of various catenary structures on the Metra Electric (ME) Line including the University Park Branch, the South Chicago Branch, and the Blue Island Branch. This work typically involves refurbishing structural steel, improving walkways, replacing alternating current cross-arms, and rehabilitating concrete foundation pedestals. Specific project activities will depend on the results of condition assessments and the availability of track time to schedule work.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,100,000
$4,400,000
$5,500,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$1,100,000
$4,400,000
$5,500,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Crossings (Road & Track) MED Track & Structure Rail $1,000,000 $3,750,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

These projects provide for the renewal of rail highway grade crossings at various locations on Metra-owned and operated lines and the Union Pacific Lines. The specific crossings to be renewed will be based on the stage of deterioration at each crossing. The work will include, but not be limited to, replacement of cross ties, crossing material, and ballast, as well as the surfacing of the track.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,000,000
$2,750,000
$3,750,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$1,000,000
$2,750,000
$3,750,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Hanover Park Crossings Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Improvements to pedestrian crossings adjacent to the Hanover Park station along the MD-W.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,050,000
$0
$0
$1,050,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Rail Renewal BNSF Track & Structure Rail $1,630,000 $5,630,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Rail conditions are integral to maintaining safe operations and maintaining track speeds and on-time performance. These projects fund the refurbishment or replacement of rail and switches in the BNSF. Project activities may include but are not limited to, the renewal of switch points at various locations, the replacement of switch machines, AC heaters, the replacement of turnouts, and correcting minor defects with field welding.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,630,000
$4,000,000
$5,630,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,000,000
$1,630,000
$4,000,000
$6,630,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Rail Renewal MED Track & Structure Rail $1,200,000 $4,650,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Rail conditions are integral to maintaining safe operations and maintaining track speeds and on-time performance. These projects fund the refurbishment or replacement of rail and switches on the MED. Project activities may include but are not limited to, the renewal of switch points at various locations, the replacement of switch machines, AC heaters, the replacement of turnouts, and correcting minor defects with field welding.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,200,000
$3,450,000
$4,650,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,500,000
$1,200,000
$3,450,000
$6,150,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Rail Renewal MWD Track & Structure Rail $2,000,000 $7,200,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Rail conditions are integral to maintaining safe operations and maintaining track speeds and on-time performance. These projects fund the refurbishment or replacement of rail and switches on the MDW. Project activities may include but are not limited to, the renewal of switch points at various locations, the replacement of switch machines, AC heaters, the replacement of turnouts, and correcting minor defects with field welding.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$2,000,000
$5,200,000
$7,200,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,500,000
$2,000,000
$5,200,000
$8,700,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Rail Renewal RID Track & Structure Rail $1,000,000 $6,604,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Rail conditions are integral to maintaining safe operations and maintaining track speeds and on-time performance. These projects fund the refurbishment or replacement of rail and switches on the RID. Project activities may include but are not limited to, the renewal of switch points at various locations, the replacement of switch machines, AC heaters, the replacement of turnouts, and correcting minor defects with field welding.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,000,000
$5,604,000
$6,604,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$2,500,000
$1,000,000
$5,604,000
$9,104,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Rail Renewal UPR Track & Structure Rail $0 $1,500,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Rail conditions are integral to maintaining safe operations and maintaining track speeds and on-time performance. These projects fund the refurbishment or replacement of rail and switches on the UPR. Project activities may include but are not limited to, the renewal of switch points at various locations, the replacement of switch machines, AC heaters, the replacement of turnouts, and correcting minor defects with field welding.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$500,000
$0
$1,500,000
$2,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Rail Welding Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

These projects consist of on-site grinding and welding of rail that has been recently installed at various locations. This includes second-hand rail, corrugated rail and in-track welded rail. Rail welding removes mill scale and corrects irregularities from field and plant welding. Corrugation reduces the useful life of the rail and accelerates the deterioration of the rolling stock. Rail welding creates a uniform, continuous rail profile and prevents corrugation.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$0
$0

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Rock Island Connection and 3rd track Track & Structure Rail $8,000,000 $8,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Establish a new 3rd main on the Rock Island Line. The project study limits shall be from MP 0.0 (LaSalle Station) to MP 10.5 (Gresham Jct.). The new 3rd main is anticipated to extend from the new 16th Interlocking at MP 1.0 presently in design to the new CREATE P2 Interlocking at CP 74th. It is also anticpated that a new crossover will be required at Gresham to faciliate train movement into and out of the new 3rd main.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$8,000,000
$0
$8,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$8,000,000
$0
$8,000,000

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Ties & Ballast MED Track & Structure Rail $0 $6,475,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

These projects consist of the replacement of cross ties, switch ties and ballast. In order to maintain proper track gauge and surface, it is necessary to replace ties and ballast periodically. This improves the riding quality of the trains and reduces the incidence of slow orders, which adversely affect adherence to train schedules. These projects represent part of an ongoing program to replace ties and ballast throughout the commuter territory.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$6,475,000
$6,475,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,646,000
$0
$6,475,000
$8,121,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Ties & Ballast MWD Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

These projects consist of the replacement of cross ties, switch ties and ballast. In order to maintain proper track gauge and surface, it is necessary to replace ties and ballast periodically. This improves the riding quality of the trains and reduces the incidence of slow orders, which adversely affect adherence to train schedules. These projects represent part of an ongoing program to replace ties and ballast throughout the commuter territory. Projects on the Milwaukee District are split with the Canadian Pacific Railroad.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$0
$0

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Ties & Ballast MWD-N Track & Structure Rail $0 $6,825,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

These projects consist of the replacement of cross ties, switch ties and ballast. In order to maintain proper track gauge and surface, it is necessary to replace ties and ballast periodically. This improves the riding quality of the trains and reduces the incidence of slow orders, which adversely affect adherence to train schedules. These projects represent part of an ongoing program to replace ties and ballast throughout the commuter territory. Projects on the Milwaukee District are split with the Canadian Pacific Railroad.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$6,825,000
$6,825,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$2,000,000
$0
$6,825,000
$8,825,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Ties & Ballast MWD-W Track & Structure Rail $10,075,000 $10,075,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Metra’s track renewal crew will rehabilitate dozens of miles of track along the Milwaukee District West (MD-W) Line in 2022. The project will be the most comprehensive investment in track conditions since Metra acquired the MD-W in 1987. Metra forces will Replace ties, clean or replace ballast, and replace switch components to provide smoother, faster, and safer track conditions. Metra partners with the Canadian Pacific Railroad to fund improvements to particular portions of the MD-W as freight train traffic degrade track conditions more rapidly than Metra trains.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$10,075,000
$0
$10,075,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$10,075,000
$0
$10,075,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Ties & Ballast RID Track & Structure Rail $0 $20,300,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

These projects consist of the replacement of cross ties, switch ties and ballast. In order to maintain proper track gauge and surface, it is necessary to replace ties and ballast periodically. This improves the riding quality of the trains and reduces the incidence of slow orders, which adversely affect adherence to train schedules. These projects represent part of an ongoing program to replace ties and ballast throughout the commuter territory.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$4,950,000
$4,950,000
State
$0
$0
$15,350,000
$15,350,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$2,880,000
$0
$20,300,000
$23,180,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Ties & Ballast UPR Track & Structure Rail $6,200,000 $8,450,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Metra’s Union Pacific North (UP-N) Line will undergo significant rehabilitation in 2022. Union Pacific Railroad’s crews will replace ties, clean or replace ballast, and replace switch components on the northern extents of the UP-N Line. This project improves the riding quality of the trains and reduces the incidence of slow orders, which can impact the ability to maintain on-time performance. Metra provides funds to improve the track along the UP-N Line and other lines and yard facilities owned by the Union Pacific Railroad.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$6,200,000
$2,250,000
$8,450,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$6,200,000
$2,250,000
$8,450,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Ties, Ballast & Switch Heaters BNSF Track & Structure Rail $1,750,000 $11,550,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project funds the replacement of ties, the cleaning or replacement of ballast, and the replacement of switch components and heaters. Periodically replacing ties and ballast is necessary to maintain proper track gauge and surface conditions. This project improves the riding quality of the trains and reduces the incidence of slow orders, which can impact the ability to maintain on-time performance. Metra provides funds to the BNSF Railroad to improve the track along the BNSF Line and rail yard facilities.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,750,000
$9,800,000
$11,550,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$3,200,000
$1,750,000
$9,800,000
$14,750,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Undercutting & Surfacing MDW Track & Structure Rail $750,000 $3,750,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Track undercutting provides for the removal of all fouled track ballast, which is then cleaned and returned to the track bed. When the ballast is fouled, the load spreading capability is lost. Undercutting is necessary when the ballast section has become so contaminated that normal ballasting and surfacing will no longer hold a proper track surface. The results of undercutting are a smooth, well-aligned track surface, extended tie and ballast life and reduced ongoing maintenance expense.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$750,000
$3,000,000
$3,750,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$750,000
$750,000
$3,000,000
$4,500,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Undercutting & Surfacing MED Track & Structure Rail $1,000,000 $4,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Track undercutting provides for the removal of all fouled track ballast, which is then cleaned and returned to the track bed. When the ballast is fouled, the load spreading capability is lost. Undercutting is necessary when the ballast section has become so contaminated that normal ballasting and surfacing will no longer hold a proper track surface. The results of undercutting are a smooth, well-aligned track surface, extended tie and ballast life and reduced ongoing maintenance expense.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,000,000
$3,000,000
$4,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$3,000,000
$5,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Undercutting & Surfacing RID Track & Structure Rail $1,500,000 $4,500,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Track undercutting provides for the removal of all fouled track ballast, which is then cleaned and returned to the track bed. When the ballast is fouled, the load spreading capability is lost. Undercutting is necessary when the ballast section has become so contaminated that normal ballasting and surfacing will no longer hold a proper track surface. The results of undercutting are a smooth, well-aligned track surface, extended tie and ballast life and reduced ongoing maintenance expense.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,500,000
$3,000,000
$4,500,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,000,000
$1,500,000
$3,000,000
$5,500,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Undercutting & Surfacing UPR Track & Structure Rail $750,000 $1,750,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Track undercutting provides for the removal of all fouled track ballast, which is then cleaned and returned to the track bed. When the ballast is fouled, the load spreading capability is lost. Undercutting is necessary when the ballast section has become so contaminated that normal ballasting and surfacing will no longer hold a proper track surface. The results of undercutting are a smooth, well-aligned track surface, extended tie and ballast life and reduced ongoing maintenance expense.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$750,000
$1,000,000
$1,750,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$250,000
$750,000
$1,000,000
$2,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Union Pacific West Line Expansion Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project, a Public-Private Partnership between Metra and the Union Pacific Railroad, will construct
two new segments of third mainline track on the Union Pacific West Line. One of the segments will be
between the Vale Interlocking at milepost 10.0 in River Forest and the 25th Avenue Interlocking at
milepost 11.8 in Melrose Park. The other segment will be between the Kress Interlocking at milepost
32.1 in West Chicago and the Peck Interlocking at milepost 38.4 in Geneva.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$0
$0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$124,939,627

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Mar 2016

End Date

Dec 2025

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

Construction for the eastern section reached substantial completion in December 2020. The construction portion for the western section of the project was advertised for bid and a contractor has been selected. The contract is expected to be executed after the concurrence review process is completed. The procurement efforts and the project are led by UPRR.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ CTA All Stations Accessibility Program Rail $35,485,000 $35,485,000 $391,483,000 $355,998,000

Description:

The purpose of this Program is to support accessibility in locations throughout the CTA system. ASAP’s emphasis is on making all platforms and stations vertically accessible so that people with mobility impairments can use the rail system. ASAP upgrades also include accessible entrances/doors, accessible routes from curbs to platforms, improved directional signage, enhanced lighting as appropriate, removal of platform obstructions, and accessible employee facilities.

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ All Station Accessibility Program & Canopies at Montrose Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This job order will provide for the design/construction of two new elevators at the Montrose Blue Line Station. Further this project will fund replacement of canopies at Montrose station.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$6,317,875
$0
$0
$6,317,875

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ All Station Accessibility Program - Austin Station Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $13,930,000 $13,930,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Rehabilitate Rail Stations - ASAP (AUSTIN) : This project is part of CTA’s All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP). The goal of ASAP is to create a vertically accessible rail system within 20 years. ASAP also adds accessibility features to vertically inaccessible stations such as sidewalks and crosswalks, power-assisted doors, accessible fare array, braille and signage, accessible Customer Assistance (CA) kiosks and staff toilet rooms, enhanced lighting as appropriate, and expanded platform clearances for wheelchair maneuverability.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$13,930,000
$0
$13,930,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$13,930,000
$0
$13,930,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$26,500,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Apr 2021

End Date

Jan 2024

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

A design contract has been awarded and the contractor has completed the 30% design. The station has been determined to be a historic resource and the design contract was amended to include a historic architecture consultant. Austin Station has been designated as eligible for the National Register of Historic Places per FTA and State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) staff. All documentation related to the historic preservation process has been submitted and is under review by the FTA and SHPO. The design process has restarted in April 2022.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ All Station Accessibility Program - California Station Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project with provide for the renovation and expansion of the California Station. It will include a new platform, new emergency exist stairs and two new elevators. The station will be 100% ADA accessible. In addition, state of good repair work will be performed as part of the station renovation.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$0
$0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$30,330,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Feb 2022

End Date

Feb 2024

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

The Notice to Proceed has been granted to the designer in February 2022. The design validation process is ongoing. A real estate survey is also underway that will determine property acquisition needs for the placement of the elevators. This station is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places and will require State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) coordination.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ All Station Accessibilty Program - Elevator Replacement Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $9,485,000 $9,485,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Funding will provide for second installment of funds to rehabilitate and/or replace elevators throughout the system. This funding along with the granted Rebuild Illinois funds provide in part for phase one of the program. For the Elevator Replacement Program, complete inspection of an elevator will need to be conducted to identify all deficiencies. Once inspections are complete, the CTA will need to determine whether rehabilitation or replacement is warranted.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$9,485,000
$0
$9,485,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$9,485,000
$0
$9,485,000

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ All Station Accessibilty Program - Station Design/Consultant Services (Oak Pk, Ridgeland, Irving Pk, Belmont, Grand, and Division) Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $26,000,000 $26,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Project provides funding to complete the 100% design plan for all six targeted Stations. Additional funding will be made available to retrofit or rebuild stations to achieve make vertically accessible.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$26,000,000
$0
$26,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$26,000,000
$0
$26,000,000

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Pace Fixed Route Buses - Replacement Bus $34,050,000 $109,500,000 $123,300,000 $13,800,000

Description:

Replacement of buses reaching useful life

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ Fixed Route CNG Buses Rolling Stock Bus $28,050,000 $48,400,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Replacement CNG buses - Pace plans to replace 115 diesel buses with 40' Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses including any associated equipment (cameras, destination signs, etc.) and services (Buy America audit and inspections) for the future Northwest Division garage in Wheeling, currently being designed as a CNG fueling facility.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$28,050,000
$20,350,000
$48,400,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$26,023,261
$28,050,000
$20,350,000
$74,423,261

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Fixed Route Coach Buses Rolling Stock Bus $0 $9,100,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Coach Buses - Pace plans to replace 13 40' diesel coach buses, including any associated equipment (cameras, destination signs, etc.) and services (Buy America audit and inspections) for the I-55 Bus on Shoulder service.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$9,100,000
$9,100,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$9,100,000
$9,100,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Fixed Route Electric Buses Rolling Stock Bus $6,000,000 $52,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Replace 52 diesel buses with electric buses including any associated equipment (cameras, destination signs, etc.) and services (Buy America audit and inspections).

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$6,000,000
$46,000,000
$52,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$6,000,000
$46,000,000
$52,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Purchase 30' Diesel Buses Rolling Stock Bus $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project is a new contract awarded in September 2019 for a new five‐year
indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for 30’ low floor diesel buses. The
minimum quantity to be purchased under this contract is 67 buses and the total
number of buses procured will not exceed the maximum amount of 164.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$0
$0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$80,261,908

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Sep 2019

End Date

Sep 2024

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

A total of 67 buses have been ordered to date. The first order consisted of 23 buses, all of which are in service. These were delayed due to the COVID‐19 crisis. The second order consists of 44 and has been executed with the vendor. Work continues with 10 buses currently in production, 6 of which are almost complete. The buses are expected to service the areas currently serviced by Fox Valley and Batavia.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Purchase 40' Diesel Buses Rolling Stock Bus $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Replacement diesel buses (40') - Pace plans to replace 78 diesel buses including any associated equipment (cameras, destination signs, etc.) and services (Buy America audit and inspections).

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$0
$0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$41,786,531

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Jun 2019

End Date

Nov 2020

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

Pace placed an order for the delivery of a total of 85 buses. To date, all 85 buses have been received and are in service. The buses are expected to service the routes currently serviced by West Division. This will be the final update on this project.

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Purchase 40' Low-Floor CNG Buses Rolling Stock Bus $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Pace will purchase 40FT CNG Buses.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$0
$0

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$75,896,625

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Mar 2022

End Date

Mar 2022

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

Pace awarded a new contract for the purchase of additional vehicles in March 2022. The first order was for a quantity of 47 CNG buses. The vendor will be working on a production schedule and will provide it to Pace as soon as it’s established.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Metra Administration - Metra Rail $31,004,819 $102,718,286 $0 $0

Description:

Metra's administrative projects

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ Contingencies Contingencies & Administration Rail $1,179,819 $5,118,286

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will fund both emergencies and unanticipated capital needs that arise throughout the course of the program year. Items covered require immediate attention and cannot wait for inclusion in the budget for the forthcoming program year. Contingencies are necessary to fund emergency activities to prevent project and service delays.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$1,179,819
$3,938,467
$5,118,286
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,732,229
$1,179,819
$3,938,467
$6,850,515

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Financial System Replacement Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $0 $2,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project provides for the development and implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System at Metra. This project will replace Metra's payroll software that is nearing technical obsolescence as Microsoft is scheduled to end support of the current application. The replacement system will integrate internal and external management of information across the Metra organization, including such areas as finance, accounting, sales, inventory, customer service and human resources.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$2,000,000
$2,000,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$41,941,373

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Jan 2016

End Date

Dec 2025

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

Phase 1 went live in January 2016 for Charts of Accounts and General Ledger modules. Phase 2 went live in June 2017 with the Budget, Procurement, Inventory, Projects and Grants, Accounts Payable and Receivable Modules. Phase 3, Payroll Module, went live in March 2019. Phase 4, Revenue Accounting, went live in October 2021. Conversion to Dynamics 365 were completed. The vendor continues to work on additional scope for post‐software implementation.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Infrastructure Engineering Miscellaneous Rail $2,500,000 $13,750,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project funds various engineering responsibilities for capital projects. Project funds support the implementation of capital projects and cover the costs of Metra’s Engineering Department and consultants providing professional services. The associated professional consultant services may include design engineering and/or construction management in the areas of civil, structural, electrical, mechanical, signal, communications, and environmental engineering.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$2,500,000
$11,250,000
$13,750,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$2,500,000
$11,250,000
$13,750,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Office Equipment Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $500,000 $2,050,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project consists of the purchase of various pieces of equipment, office furniture, workspaces, conference tables, break-room appliances, and small-scale climate control systems that will be utilized at Metra buildings and facilities. The current condition of the equipment that is being replaced is poor and has reached or surpassed its useful life.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$500,000
$1,550,000
$2,050,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$275,000
$500,000
$1,550,000
$2,325,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Program Management Contingencies & Administration Rail $25,000,000 $70,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will fund the professional services of a consultant team to provide additional program management capacity made necessary by the extra funding from the state of Illinois. Funds programmed in 2022 will finance the second year of a five-year agreement with WSP Inc. for professional services under the Project Management Oversight (PMO) contract awarded by Metra’s Board in August 2020.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$25,000,000
$45,000,000
$70,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$10,000,000
$25,000,000
$45,000,000
$80,000,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$28,365,976

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

May 2021

End Date

Dec 2025

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

The Project Management Oversight contract has been awarded to WSP. WSP and Metra staff are working through the process to support capital project delivery of Metra’s Capital Program. Purchase Order Releases have been approved and work is in progress on various capital projects. Project start‐up deliverables have been completed and approved as of March 2022.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Project Administration Contingencies & Administration Rail $900,000 $4,700,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project funds the activities associated with the administration of capital grants and the projects in those grants. This includes only those labor, fringe and overhead costs covered by Metra’s cost allocation plan. Examples of the types of activities associated with the administration of capital grants are budget revisions, requisitions, quarterly reports and reconciliation of expenses done at project closeout. Metra funds associated with capital grant administration are recognized as capitalized costs under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$900,000
$3,800,000
$4,700,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,000,000
$900,000
$3,800,000
$5,700,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Project Development Contingencies & Administration Rail $425,000 $2,600,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will allow Metra to undertake studies to advance major capital projects and secure grant funding.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$425,000
$2,175,000
$2,600,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$500,000
$425,000
$2,175,000
$3,100,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Transit Asset Management Contingencies & Administration Rail $500,000 $2,500,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project funds the continuation of Metra’s comprehensive asset assessment. This phase will consist of hiring a consultant to assist with the monitoring and implementation of Metra’s Transit Asset Management Plan as required by the Federal Transit Administration.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$500,000
$2,000,000
$2,500,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$2,300,000
$500,000
$2,000,000
$4,800,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ CTA Systemwide Track Renewal Rail $23,117,892 $23,117,892 $422,575,000 $399,457,108

Description:

Track improvements to address the most immediate critical track needs throughout the CTA rail system

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ Congress Blue Line - P1 Track Track & Structure Rail $2,500,000 $2,500,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

The project includes various priority trackwork on the Blue Line Congress branch.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$2,500,000
$0
$2,500,000
Total
$0
$2,500,000
$0
$2,500,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Congress Line (Fast Tracks) Track & Structure Rail $7,024,058 $7,024,058

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will replace rails, bars, plates, and address causes of water infiltration in Dearborn Subway between LaSalle and south portal.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$7,024,058
$0
$7,024,058
Total
$0
$7,024,058
$0
$7,024,058

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ DC Breakers (Fast Tracks) Track & Structure Rail $6,571,295 $6,571,295

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will replace DC breakers in Sacramento, Franklin, and Nagle Substations. This DC breaker replacement may require some changes to the organization of other equipment inside the substation.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$6,571,295
$0
$6,571,295
Total
$0
$6,571,295
$0
$6,571,295

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Green & Pink Line West - Track Improvements Track & Structure Rail $1,308,465 $1,308,465

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Green & Pink Line West - Track Improvements (GTT)
Tower 18 to the Paulina Connector- Preserve the integrity of Lake St Elevated tracks through replacement of ties, fasteners, footwalks, improved curve geometry, and rail grinding as well as replacing the top flange as necessary.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$1,308,465
$0
$1,308,465
Total
$0
$1,308,465
$0
$1,308,465

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Nagle Curve Improvements Track & Structure Rail $75,004 $75,004

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project includes removing and replacing existing rail in the Nagle Curve area on the O’Hare Branch of the Blue Line. Project replaces the existing rail with new continuous welded rail at Nagle Curve. The new rail will be set into the existing plates with 100% replacement of double studded pads, heavy duty insulators, and pandrol e-clips. Work also includes a track survey to record the track geometry (profile, alignment, cross level and gauge), clearances, and the location of the track.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$75,004
$0
$75,004
Total
$0
$75,004
$0
$75,004

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Red & Blue Line Subway - Track Improvements Track & Structure Rail $5,639,070 $5,639,070

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Red & Blue Line Subway - Track Improvements (GTT)
- Dearborn Subway Water Management and Track Improvements - This is a targeted project to replace assets that have been deteriorated by water infiltration. Work includes replace select rail, rail fasteners and direct fixation concrete ties, grind 100% of the running rail, and select drainage improvements

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$5,639,070
$0
$5,639,070
Total
$0
$5,639,070
$0
$5,639,070

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Rehabilitate Blue Line - Kimball Subway Waterproofing Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Subway Waterproofing & Track - Funding will provide for critical waterproofing patchwork needed to continue rail service through the Blue Line O'Hare branch.. Due to funding restrictions CTA cannot move forward with original scope of work to mitigate water infiltration in the Dearborn subway.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity
Strategic Goal
Deliver Value on Investment
Build on the Strengths of Our Network
Stay Competitive

Funding Amounts by Source:

*Previous funding shows all funding since 2021, but not with detail by funding source. Note that the project may have funding from capital programs previous to 2021 that is not shown in table
Source Previous Funding* 2022 Funding 2023-2026 Funding Total
Federal
$0
$0
$0
$0
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$5,359,704
$0
$0
$5,359,704

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$9,024,901

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Aug 2021

End Date

Feb 2023

^Total Project Budget is the project budget being tracked by the RTA PMO Group

Current Status

The design for this project was completed in February 2022 by CTA Engineering. A procurement package for the Belmont crossover portion of the project is under development. Some of the waterproofing and grout injection work is performed by CTA forces whenever single track access is available.

Last Updated 06.16.2022

+ Third Rail Isolation Demonstration Project Track & Structure Rail $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

CTA utilizes an exposed third rail system to provide power to trains on all revenue and non-revenue tracks. The third rail is typically installed on insulator chairs spaced eight feet apart just outside one of the running rails. CTA's rail cars utilize a “gravity shoe” to collect 600 Volts DC from the top surface of the third rail. In station areas, the third rail is typically located on the opposite side of the track from the station platform – this provides some level of protection from a person falling off the platform and coming in contact with the electrified third rail.

Core Requirement(s)
Maintain and Improve Safety and Reliability
Achieve Full Accessibility
Meet Regulatory Requirements
Improve Equity