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Year Project Title Program Project Typesort descending Project Partner Budget Funding Source(s) Status
+ 2011 to 2012 Ride in Kane Phase 11 & 12 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Association for Individual Development (AID) $3,450,000
  • Local
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

This project coordinates paratransit 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 service provided 5,345 trips in November 2017. This project is complete.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$575,000
Federal
$2,875,000
Last Updated 01.18.2023
+ 2008 #18 16th/18th - Midday Service Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) $928,102
  • Local
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

This service from 9 am to 2 pm weekdays will operate between 16th/Cicero and Cermak/Indiana helping low income individuals obtain improved access to employment opportunities including two hospitals.

Current Activities

Current Activities: CTA implemented the service on September 8, 2009. The service provided 93,977 trips in the month of June 2014. Approximately 31,600 of the trips are estimated to be attributable to the service expansion.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$464,051
Federal
$464,051
Last Updated 04.07.2017
+ 2009 Naperville/Lisle Partners Ride DuPage to Work '09 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Naperville $742,118
  • Local
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

This project, as part of the Ride DuPage program provides seniors and individuals with disabilities increased employment opportunities by providing them with transportation to jobs in and outside of their own town and at times that may extend beyond traditional work hours. Seven local governments sponsor the service: City of Naperville, Naperville Township, Lisle Township, Wheatland Township, Village of Glen Ellyn, City of Wheaton, and Milton Township.

Current Activities

The service provided 2,448 trips in September 2016. This project is complete.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$371,059
Federal
$371,059
Last Updated 06.13.2019
+ 2011 Ride Lake County West '11 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Lake County $1,000,000
  • Local
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

This dial-a-ride service will operate weekdays in Antioch, Avon, Grant, and Lake Villa townships. A portion of the service will be a flexible route connecting three Metra stations on the NCS Line and Milwaukee District - North Line with residential areas to offer greater access to employment opportunities primarily for individuals with limited mobility and other transit dependent populations. The service expanded its boundaries in December 2012 to include Waconda and Fremont Townships. Lake County implemented the service January 11, 2010.

Current Activities

The service provided 447 trips in June 2018.

This project is complete.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$500,000
Federal
$500,000
Last Updated 06.13.2019
+ 2018 to 2019 RGAs Comprehensive Transportation Program '18-'19 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Ray Graham Association $1,533,054
  • Local
  • Federal
In Progress

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Description

Individuals with disabilities are transported from their homes to Community Learning Centers and to 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 22, 2019.  The operating service provided 15,644 trips in September 2023.

 

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$766,527
Federal
$766,527
Last Updated 11.08.2023
+ 2013 to 2014 Ride Lake County West '13-14 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Lake County $354,000
  • Local
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

This dial-a-ride service will operate weekdays in Antioch, Avon, Grant, and Lake Villa townships. A portion of the service will be a flexible route connecting three Metra stations on the NCS Line and Milwaukee District - North Line with residential areas to offer greater access to employment opportunities primarily for individuals with limited mobility and other transit dependent populations. The service expanded its boundaries in December 2012 to include Waconda and Fremont Townships. Lake County implemented the service January 11, 2010.

Current Activities

The operating service provided 610 trips in August 2021. This project is complete

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$177,000
Federal
$177,000
Last Updated 04.21.2021
+ 2013 Transportation for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Trinity Services $350,764
  • Local
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

Trinity Services provides transportation service to individuals with disabilities in Cook, Grundy, and Will counties. Transportation will be provided for trips to developmental training centers, shopping, doctor's visits, volunteer opportunities and work.

Current Activities

The services provided 2,326 trips in October 2017. This project is complete.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$173,102
Federal
$177,662
Last Updated 01.18.2023
+ 2018 to 2019 CTF Illinois - Transportation Services for People with Disabilities '18-'19 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating CTF Illinois $200,000
  • Local
  • Federal
Completed

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Description

This project provides transportation support to children and adults with diverse disabilities. The door to door transportation supports are a vital service that allows persons enrolled at CTF greater access to their daily supports including vocational, community employment, educational, fine arts, and advocacy.

Current Activities

The operating service provided 829 trips in June 2021.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$100,000
Federal
$100,000
Last Updated 09.15.2022
+ 2009 #1 Indiana/Hyde Park Service Expansion Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) $520,000
  • Local
  • Federal
Programmed

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Description

This project expands service from morning and evening rush hours to 6:00 am -8:00 pm thus increasing access to jobs for low income individuals working non-traditional and/or extended hours in corridor.

Current Activities

CTA does not have sufficient funds to meet federal local matching requirements at this time. The project cannot be implemented until local funds become available.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$260,000
Federal
$260,000
Last Updated 04.07.2017
+ 2018 to 2019 Naperville_Ride DuPage to Work '18-'19 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Naperville $1,320,000
  • Local
  • Federal
In Progress

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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 operating service provided 946 trips in September 2023.

Funding Amounts by Source

Source Amount
Local
$660,000
Federal
$660,000
Last Updated 11.08.2023