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 also shown in the table below, organized by Priority Project. 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 Projectsort descending Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding 10 Year Funding Needed 10 Year Unfunded Need
+ Pace ADA Rolling Stock Bus $0 $0 $0 $0

Description:

Replacement of vehicles for the existing program and new vehicles under direct Pace ownership for ADA service within City of Chicago

No Results Found

+ RTA RTA Funding Program(s) System $0 $0 $0 $0

Description:

Projects and programs undertaken by RTA

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ RTA TBD Miscellaneous System $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Projects TBD

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

+ Pace Security, Computer, Software, and Office Systems Upgrades Bus $1,500,000 $7,442,995 $49,400,000 $41,957,005

Description:

Upgrade systems to provide enhanced asset protection and business systems

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ Bus Security Cameras Electrical, Signal, & Communications Bus $0 $1,942,995

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project purchases security cameras for bues.

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
$1,942,995
$1,942,995
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$1,942,995
$1,942,995

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Computer Systems - Hardware & Software Support Facilities & Equipment System $0 $4,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Computer Systems/Hardware & Software - Projects in 2021 include upgrades, licenses, and training for Hastus route-scheduling software, RideCheck ridership data software, ArcGIS software, and the Pace website. Procurement of digital screens for the interior of buses is also included.

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
$4,000,000
$4,000,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$1,100,000
$0
$4,000,000
$5,100,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Office Equipment & Furniture Support Facilities & Equipment System $0 $0

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Office Equipment/Furniture -

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

+ Security System Support Facilities & Equipment Bus $1,500,000 $1,500,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Upgrades to the access system and security cameras at Headquarters.

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
$1,500,000
$0
$1,500,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$1,500,000
$0
$1,500,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ 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

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ 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

+ PTC Renewal (Engineering) Electrical, Signal, & Communications Rail $5,000,000 $5,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project will fund the second phase of Positive Train Control (PTC). Project funds will update back office equipment, components, hardware, software, and other equipment that is necessary to maintain safe and consistent operations of Metra’s interoperable PTC system. This project will fund the purchase, installation, and training of a modern, streamlined PTC system to replace the current PTC back office before the end of its useful life. This new system will have an advanced user interface that will provide operational self-checks and will enable safer operations

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
$0
$5,000,000
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$5,000,000
$0
$5,000,000

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

Union Pacific Railroad finalized scope and completed design. Similarly, Metra finalized the cooperative agreement between Metra and Union Pacific and construction work has started. It is approximately 95% complete and expected to be completed by the Spring of 2022.

Last Updated 04.22.2022

+ 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

Nov 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 following Smart Gates locations: 72nd Street, 80th Place, 81st Street, and 90th Street on the Metra Electric District. Metra has completed a 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, full implementation will be completed with future PAYGO funding. The first part of this project is projected to complete by the end of 2022.

Last Updated 04.22.2022

+ 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 Signal Replacement (Systemwide) Rail $0 $0 $619,339,000 $619,339,000

Description:

Replacement of outdated signal systems systemwide

No Results Found

+ CTA Station Communication Infrastructure Rail $0 $0 $158,800,000 $158,800,000

Description:

These are all the life safety mission critical systems which all have to be upgraded at the same time, and are all interrelated. For example the rail station commmunications infrastructure upgrades are needed by PA system, the digital signage system, cameras system, telephone system, radio system etc.

No Results Found

+ CTA Subway Life Safety Improvements Rail $0 $0 $607,309,000 $607,309,000

Description:

Upgrade to existing subway ventilation equipment

No Results Found

+ Pace Support Equipment/Non-Revenue Vehicles System $0 $2,000,000 $22,850,000 $20,850,000

Description:

Facility and system maintenance equipment and vehicles

Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding PMO
+ Support Equipment - Non-Revenue Vehicles Support Facilities & Equipment System $0 $2,000,000

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Support Equipment/Non-Revenue Vehicles - Projects in 2021 include the purchase of 18 compact SUVs and one minivan with wheelchair ramp.

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
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$0
$0
$2,000,000
$2,000,000

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Pace ADA Support Facilities & Equipment Bus $0 $0 $0 $0

Description:

Updates to maintenance facilities supporting assets directly under Pace ownership for ADA service within City of Chicago

No Results Found

+ CTA Systemwide Station Program Rail $27,503,620 $61,072,249 $172,417,000 $111,344,751

Description:

Station upgrades, modernization and accessibility improvements

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 System $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 SHPO staff. CTA is undertaking consulting party process per federal and state guidelines. The design is currently on hold until the consulting party process is completed.

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ 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

On Schedule

Start Date

Jan 2021

End Date

Aug 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 on final design for building where station entrance will be located is ongoing.

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ 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 began demolition of the polycarbonate panels and other elements to the station for upgrades. Work is phased in a manner to ensure the station is open 24/7 for passengers. Panel installation is ongoing and the contractor continues to progress with the escalator vendor to ensure delivery as soon as possible.

Last Updated 04.22.2022

+ Public Address Communication Modernization & Upgrade Electrical, Signal, & Communications System $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

+ Rail Station Communications Infrastructure Modernization Electrical, Signal, & Communications System $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

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

+ 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 System $8,897,100 $8,897,100

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
$8,897,100
$0
$8,897,100
Total
$0
$8,897,100
$0
$8,897,100

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Systemwide Security Cameras Improvements (Safe & Secure) Support Facilities & Equipment System $4,676,520 $4,676,520

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
$4,676,520
$0
$4,676,520
Total
$0
$4,676,520
$0
$4,676,520

Last Updated 01.13.2022