PMO Capital Projects

Project Management Oversight (PMO) Capital Projects

Downloadable Capital and PMO Dataset

The RTA is responsible for ensuring that the Service Boards are spending capital funds and managing their capital projects effectively and efficiently.  The RTA conducts periodic project reviews with Service Board project managers to ensure that capital projects are being implemented according to scope, on schedule, within budget and according to established project management guidelines.

Each project listed below is being actively monitored by RTA’s PMO team. Reporting data is provided that includes, Project Start Date, Project End Date, Budget Status, Schedule Status and Current Activities. These projects are also part of the overall Regional Capital Program which can be viewed separately here.

PMO also produces semi-annual reports that cover all projects that are being monitored. These reports can be found on the Project Management Oversight site.  The latest report is the December 2021 Project Management Oversight report

 

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Agency Project Title Asset Category Mode 2022 Funding 2022-2026 Funding Status
+ CTA Red/Purple Modernization - Phase 1 Modernization Rail $179,371,605 $344,847,735 On Schedule

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

North Main Line - RPM The purpose of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Program is to expand capacity to meet growing ridership demand; reduce travel times; improve access to job markets and destinations; better utilize existing transit infrastructure; bring the existing infrastructure to a state of good repair; and improve access to the system for patrons with disabilities. FY2021-2025 funds will continue RPM Phase One funding stream.

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
$100,000,000
$165,476,130
$265,476,130
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$79,371,605
$0
$79,371,605
Total
$100,000,000
$179,371,605
$165,476,130
$444,847,735

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$2,203,408,226

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Oct 2019

End Date

Jan 2025

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

Current Status

Walsh‐Fluor Design‐Build Team (WFDBT) continues to progress on this project. For the Lawrence to Bryn Mawr Modernization (LBMM), station and structure demolition from Ardmore to Winona, stageline sheeting, engineered barriers, and the drilled shafts from Ardmore to Foster were completed. The Red‐Purple Bypass (RPB) portion of the project continued with the Vautravers building being moved for future alignment. In‐service compatibility test period for the new DGTRACK Track Circuit System and Impedance Bond were also completed at Lakewood.

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ CTA Purchase Rail Cars - 7000 Series (Base Order 400) Rolling Stock Rail $94,456,481 $177,171,304 On Schedule

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

Purchase Rail Cars - 7000' Series (Base Order 400)
- Program funds will provide for the continued cash needs and obligation provisions as identified in the contract documents for the 7000' series rail car Base contract order of 400 cars.

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
$63,220,904
$82,714,823
$145,935,727
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$31,235,577
$0
$31,235,577
Total
$40,543,996
$94,456,481
$82,714,823
$217,715,300

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$719,817,768

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Apr 2016

End Date

Dec 2024

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

Current Status

Status conferences continued with CRRC to address/track various items. Technical meetings are held to discuss open technical issues and quality control procedures. Revenue service testing continued on the Green line and then the Blue Line. Operation/functionality is being monitored by CTA and CRRC personnel. CTA inspection personnel are working in China and continue to conduct welded subassembly checks and production car body shell inspections. They are hoping to have 82 assembled car body shells by end of Q1-2022 and currently have 69 cars total in various stages of construction.

Last Updated 04.22.2022

+ CTA Replace Buses - Options to Purchase Up To 500 of 1,030 Rolling Stock Bus $25,877,741 $283,051,371 On Schedule

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

The scope of this project will provide for the engineering, purchase, and inspection of fully accessible, air conditioned Clean Diesel buses; including a spare parts inventory. Engineering includes: development of specifications, pre-bid engineering meetings, onsite inspections of prospective bidders and/or their vendors’ plants, inspection of buses during production and acceptance of vehicles after delivery. 5 Year funds will continue funding stream for the Option(s) to replace up to 500 additional 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
$18,499,408
$220,373,824
$238,873,232
State
$0
$7,378,333
$36,799,806
$44,178,139
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$20,682,616
$25,877,741
$257,173,630
$303,733,987

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$358,708,255

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

CTA buses manufactured by Nova (6400 Series) in 2000 have reached the industry standard retirement age of 12 years in 2012 and will be replaced. The 1000 Series New Flyer buses placed into service between 2004‐2007 are on average 13 plus years as of the winter of 2019. A contract with Nova Bus has been executed in April of 2021. CTA received the first production bus in December of 2021 and more are on the way.

The project had some delays due to COVID and supply chain, but were able to retrofit parts. Major items were not impacted and the contract was able to meet their schedule.

CTA is in process of executing the first option for the contract for an additional 100 buses.

Last Updated 04.22.2022

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

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 September 2021.

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ CTA CTA Open Fare Payment System - Equipment (Lease) - VENTRA Support Facilities & Equipment System $15,000,000 $45,000,000 On Schedule

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

CTA Open Fare Payment System - Equipment (Lease) - VENTRA: funds will provide in part for the principal and interest of the agreement need for the Open Fare Standard equipment, hardware, and software costs.

The contractor (Cubic) costs including, but are not limited to, expenses incurred to design, build, finance, operate, maintain, repair and replace the equipment, the software and the Open Standards Fare System, and provide the Services, in accordance with the specifications and performance at the service levels and perform any other obligations pursuant to this Agreement.

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
$15,000,000
$30,000,000
$45,000,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$15,000,000
$15,000,000
$30,000,000
$60,000,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$15,000,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Jan 2021

End Date

Dec 2022

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

Current Status

The capital share of the annual Ventra Base component cost is $15 million which
provides for necessary design, testing, purchase and installation of assets such as
the following: Ventra Vending Machines, Mobile Data Validators (readers), Driver
Terminal Displays, retail terminals, and all software applications, and back‐end hardware. The annual 2021 payment for the equipment lease will be completed under this project.

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ CTA All Station Accessibility Program - Austin Station Support Facilities & Equipment System $13,930,000 $13,930,000 On Schedule

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

+ CTA 5000 Series Rail Car Quarter Life Overhaul Rolling Stock Rail $12,399,057 $59,790,132 Behind Schedule

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

5000 Series Qtr. Overhaul - 714 Cars - The scope of this project is to provide for the Quarter‐Life Overhaul on the 5000‐Series rail cars. Schedule maintenance will include major component rebuilds and needed repairs to the car bodies. Additional work may include: replacing control groups, air conditioning units, truck assemblies, including traction motors, cables, batteries, brake calipers, axle assemblies, interior seat modification and other critical components based on condition assessment.

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
$5,098,997
$5,098,997
State
$0
$10,000,000
$42,292,078
$52,292,078
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$2,399,057
$0
$2,399,057
Total
$2,916,934
$12,399,057
$47,391,075
$62,707,066

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$221,537,449

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

Behind Schedule

Start Date

Oct 2020

End Date

Mar 2026

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

Current Status

In the beginning of March 2022, 74 cars have completed the overhaul process and are aiming to complete a total of 82 by the end of the quarter. The next 36 cars are expected to be completed by the end of quarter four. CTA continues to receive material kits and overhaul is expected to be completed at the rate of approximately 36 cars per quarter.

Last Updated 04.22.2022

+ Metra Car Rehab (Nippon Sharyo Highliners) Rolling Stock Rail $12,000,000 $34,532,466 On Schedule

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project funds the continued rehabilitation of self-propelled electric cars used on the Metra Electric. The cars delivered between 2005 and 2007. This first rehabilitation may include, but is not limited to, repair of the car body structure, interior components, and overhaul of propulsion control 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
$12,000,000
$22,532,466
$34,532,466
State
$0
$0
$0
$0
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$6,598,233
$12,000,000
$22,532,466
$41,130,699

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$32,960,930

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Nov 2021

End Date

Dec 2025

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

Current Status

This project is part of a program that aims to have all 302 cars completed in Q3-2025. Metra currently has 162 total cars completed and 4 cars are in process in the shop. Additional cars will continue with rehabilitation process. Additional budget was added from various completed projects to support ongoing purchasing of materials.

Last Updated 04.22.2022

+ Metra Right of Way Equipment Support Facilities & Equipment Rail $9,000,000 $27,500,000 On Schedule

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project involves the purchase of various pieces of equipment to be utilized by Metra’s Engineering Department. Equipment purchased under this project will include end loaders, track backhoes, hi-rail equipment for track inspection, track tampers, track stabilizers, tie cranes, and other 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
$6,500,000
$6,500,000
State
$0
$9,000,000
$12,000,000
$21,000,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$8,000,000
$9,000,000
$18,500,000
$35,500,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$10,000,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

Oct 2020

End Date

Dec 2022

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

Current Status

Contracts are in place for the purchase of 2 track stabilizers and 2 spot tempers. The delivery is due at the end of the year. Two new purchase requisitions for 3 new tie cranes and 4 ballast regulators are in process. Also, a new procurement package for wheel loaders in under review.

Last Updated 01.13.2022

+ Metra 79th St. Station Chatham Stations & Passenger Facilities Rail $8,000,000 $13,900,000 On Schedule

PROJECT DETAILS

Description:

This project funds the complete rehabilitation of the 79th Street station facility in Chicago along with the Metra Electric (ME) Line. The project scope includes the repair or replacement of aging shelter enclosures, station lighting upgrades, and platform renovation work. Additional project elements may include but are not limited to, sidewalk repairs, upgraded bike facilities, landscape enhancements, bench repairs, and other related work as needed. The station will be made fully ADA accessible upon completion of the 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
$8,000,000
$5,900,000
$13,900,000
RTA
$0
$0
$0
$0
Service Board / Local
$0
$0
$0
$0
Total
$5,000,000
$8,000,000
$5,900,000
$18,900,000

PMO:

Total Project Budget^

$8,000,000

Budget Status

On Budget

Schedule Status

On Schedule

Start Date

May 2020

End Date

Jun 2022

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

Current Status

A Notice to Proceed was issued by Metra in May 2020. Site surveys and inspections have been completed. The design of this project is lumped as 3-stations (79th St., 87th St., and 103rd St.) where design activities are at 80% and documents are under review. After design is completed, the station construction contracts will be bid out separately and expected to be bid out in Q3 or Q4 of 2022.

Last Updated 04.22.2022