Planning

Planning Programs and Projects

Download RTA Funded Projects Dataset

 

This page allows users to search for projects from the RTA’s Planning Programs. Users can search for projects by name or keyword from the Search bar or the Filter pulldown menus. 

Table results display summary information about each project. To view more details for a project, select the + icon to expand the view for additional information.

 

Search

Filter

Year Project Title Program Project Type Project Partner Budget Funding Source(s) Status
+ 2020 Milwaukee Ave. Developer Panel Community Planning Developer Panel Chicago 45th Ward $3,500
  • RTA
In Progress

PROJECT DETAILS

Related Reports

Other Resources

Description

The RTA will convene a Developer Discussion Panel in Chicago's 45th Ward to gather guidance and advice from development experts. The objective is to attract development to vacant sites and encourage infill development. The Developer Discussion Panel will help the Ward Alderman and the City determine goals and needs in order to best utilize vacant land along North Milwaukee Avenue near the Jefferson Park Transportation Center.

Current Activities

The panel of development experts met in June for the 1/2 day workshop with the 45th Ward. The report of recommendations will be available in early fall.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
RTA
$3,500
Last Updated 09.27.2021
+ 2020 to 2021 Naperville _ Ride DuPage to Work '20-'21 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Naperville $1,200,000
  • Federal
  • Local
Programmed

PROJECT DETAILS

Related Reports

Other Resources

Description

This project continues to operate as part of the Ride DuPage program.  Older adults are afforded increased employment opportunities by providing them with transportation to jobs outside of their own town and at times that may extend beyond traditional work hours.  Seven local governments sponsor the service.  

Current Activities

The RTA Board approved funding for this project on August 19, 2021. This project has not started.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Federal
$600,000
Local
$600,000
Last Updated 09.24.2021
+ 2020 Niles Pace Bus Route Access Improvements Access to Transit Program Pedestrian Access to Transit Niles $795,721
  • RTA
  • Local
  • Federal
Programmed

PROJECT DETAILS

Related Reports

Other Resources

Description

This project will construct sidewalk infill along Golf Road and Milwaukee Avenue in Niles, near the Golf Mill Shopping center, a major transfer center for Pace. Both Golf Road and Milwaukee Avenue are principal arterials currently without complete sidewalks and the new sidewalk will vary in width between 5 and 7 feet. The section of Golf Road will complete sidewalks from Milwaukee Avenue going east and will comprise nearly 4,000 linear feet in new sidewalk. The Milwaukee Avenue sidewalk improvements will be from Golf Road going southwest and will comprise nearly 2,400 feet of sidewalk infill. A new crosswalk with pedestrian signal and push button will be also installed across Milwaukee Avenue at the Golf Mill main entrance.

Current Activities

Phase II engineering for this project is underway. 

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
RTA
$79,572
Local
$79,572
Federal
$636,577
Last Updated 08.12.2021
+ 2020 North Chicago Pace Bus Route Access Improvements Access to Transit Program Pedestrian Access to Transit North Chicago $517,694
  • RTA
  • Federal
Programmed

PROJECT DETAILS

Related Reports

Other Resources

Description

This project will create pedestrian access improvements to Pace bus stops located at Route 137 and Lewis Avenue in North Chicago, at the Lovell Federal Healthcare Center. The project includes new crosswalks, the removal of curbed signal islands and repaving where the curbed islands stand, installation of ADA compliant curbing and sidewalks, a section of retaining wall, a new bus shelter and pad, advanced prismatic pavement markings and signage, and signal modifications to include advanced audible countdown pedestrian heads at all legs of the intersection.

Current Activities

Phase II engineering for this project is underway. 

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
RTA
$103,539
Federal
$414,155
Last Updated 02.16.2021
+ 2020 Park Forest Pace Bus Route and Metra Station Access Improvements Access to Transit Program Pedestrian Access to Transit Park Forest $232,802
  • RTA
  • Federal
Completed

PROJECT DETAILS

Related Reports

Other Resources

Description

This project included the installation of a five foot wide sidewalk along the south side of US30 / Lincoln Highway in the Village of Park Forest from Orchard Drive east to the Village limits at Rockwell Street, and then south along an undeveloped right-of-way to connect to an existing sidewalk in a residential neighborhood on Farragut Street. This is a segment of 2,425 linear feet and is the final segment of a greater project to build needed sidewalk connections along US30 from the eastern Village limits to the 211th Street Metra station.

Current Activities

This project was completed in the summer of 2021.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
RTA
$46,560
Federal
$186,242
Last Updated 10.07.2021
+ 2020 to 2021 Phase VIII Regional Call Center '20-'21 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Mobility Management Pace Suburban Bus $3,105,494
  • Federal
  • Local
Programmed

PROJECT DETAILS

Related Reports

Other Resources

Description

Phase VIII of Pace's Regional Call Center takes reservations for dial a ride and demand response services to seniors and individuals with disabilities.  The Call Center provides comprehensive mobility management services that improve the coordination and operation of transportation services and supports county-led coordination services funded by Section 5310

Current Activities

The RTA Board approved funding for this project on August 19, 2021.  This project has not started. 

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Federal
$2,484,395
Local
$621,099
Last Updated 09.24.2021
+ 2020 to 2021 RGA - Transp. Collaborative for Individuals with Development Disabilities Section 5310 / JARC / NF Mobility Management Ray Graham Association $298,400
  • Federal
  • Local
Programmed

PROJECT DETAILS

Related Reports

Other Resources

Description

This project proposes a planning study to determine if there are efficiencies to be achieved by consolidating or coordinating service delivery and support services associated with the transportation programs of eight human service agencies (Ray Graham, Little City, CTF Illinois, Clearbrook, New Star Services, Park Lawn Services, Sertoma Center and Blue Cap). This is a new project proposal and is directly derived from the HSTP goals.

Current Activities

The RTA Board approved funding for this project on August 19, 2021.  This project has not started. 

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Federal
$238,720
Local
$59,680
Last Updated 09.24.2021
+ 2020 to 2021 RGA Comprehensive Transportation Program '20-'21 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Ray Graham Association $1,504,000
  • Federal
  • Local
Programmed

PROJECT DETAILS

Related Reports

Other Resources

Description

Individuals with disabilities are transported from their homes to Community Learning Centers and a variety of other activities including grocery shopping, medical appointments, volunteer opportunities and recreational activities.

Current Activities

The RTA Board approved funding for this project on August 19, 2021.  This project has not started. 

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Federal
$752,000
Local
$752,000
Last Updated 09.24.2021
+ 2020 to 2021 Ride in Kane Phase 19 & 20 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Kane County $5,000,000
  • Federal
  • Federal
Programmed

PROJECT DETAILS

Related Reports

Other Resources

Description

The Ride in Kane project coordinates dial-a-ride services in Kane County into a centralized system that optimizes transportation resources for older adults and persons with disabilities.  The sponsors of this project include multiple private non-profit organizations and local units of government. 

Current Activities

The RTA Board approved funding for this project on August 19, 2021.  This project has not started. 

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Federal
$2,500,000
Federal
$2,500,000
Last Updated 09.24.2021
+ 2020 to 2021 Ride in Kane Phase 19 & 20 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Mobility Management Kane County $200,000
  • Federal
  • Local
Programmed

PROJECT DETAILS

Related Reports

Other Resources

Description

The Ride in Kane project coordinates dial-a-ride services in Kane County into a centralized system that optimizes transportation resources for older adults and persons with disabilities.  The sponsors of this project include multiple private non-profit organizations and local units of government.  The award includes funding to support 1.5 positions at the County to lead mobility management efforts for Ride in Kane.

Current Activities

The RTA Board approved funding for this project on August 19, 2021.  This project has not started. 

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Federal
$160,000
Local
$40,000
Last Updated 09.24.2021