Planning Programs and Projects

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Year Project Title Program Project Type Project Partner Budget Funding Source(s) Status
+ - Clearbrook Community Connections for Adults with Disabilities Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Clearbrook $800,000
  • Federal
  • Local
Programmed

Project Details

Related Reports

Not Available

Description

This project provides transportation services to more than 6,000 seniors and individuals with disabilities. Clients are transported to work, school, day programs, medical appointments, community recreation, and other activities. This is an existing Section 5310 operating funded project.

Current Activities

This project was approved by the RTA Board at the September 2023 meeting.

Funding Amounts by Source
Source Amount
Federal $400,000
Local $400,000

Last Updated 01.17.2024

+ - CTA Tactile Signage at Bus Stops Section 5310 / JARC / NF Capital Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) $1,697,000
  • Federal
  • Local
Programmed

Project Details

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Not Available

Description

his project will install tactile signs at all bus stop poles where CTA public information signs are currently posted to provide information about the exact bus stop location to customers who are blind or have visual or cognitive disabilities. Tactile Signage encourages individuals who currently rely on paratransit services to use fixed-route transit, even for trips where fixed-route service may have been available and at greater service span, frequency, and lower cost to operate than paratransit service.

Current Activities

This project was approved by the RTA Board at the September 2023 meeting.

Funding Amounts by Source
Source Amount
Federal $1,357,600
Local $339,400

Last Updated 01.17.2024

+ - CTF Illinois Point-to-Point Transportation for Individuals With Disabilities (Mobility Management) Section 5310 / JARC / NF Mobility Management CTF Illinois $73,167
  • Federal
  • Local
Programmed

Project Details

Related Reports

Not Available

Description

This project provides transportation support individuals with disabilities. The door-to-door transportation services are vital to allow persons enrolled at CTF greater access to their daily supports including community employment, day programs, social and recreational activities, and medical appointments. This award includes funding for a mobility manager. This is an existing Section 5310 funded project.


 

Current Activities

This project was approved by the RTA Board at the September 2023 meeting.

Funding Amounts by Source
Source Amount
Federal $58,534
Local $14,633

Last Updated 01.17.2024

+ - CTF Illinois Point-to-Point Transportation for Individuals With Disabilities (Operating) Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating CTF Illinois $500,000
  • Federal
Programmed

Project Details

Related Reports

Not Available

Description

This project provides transportation support individuals with disabilities. The door-to-door transportation services are vital to allow persons enrolled at CTF greater access to their daily supports including community employment, day programs, social and recreational activities, and medical appointments. This award includes funding for operations. This is an existing Section 5310 funded project.


 

Current Activities

This project was approved by the RTA Board at the September 2023 meeting.


 

Funding Amounts by Source
Source Amount
Federal $250,000

Last Updated 01.17.2024

+ - DuPage County Transportation to Work (Ride DuPage) Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating DuPage County $1,214,172
  • Federal
  • Local
Programmed

Project Details

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Not Available

Description

The Transportation to Work Program provides demand-responsive transportation to and from work for persons with disabilities. The program operates 24 hours per day, 365 days per year and serves all of DuPage County. This is an existing Section 5310 operating funded project.

Current Activities

This project was approved by the RTA Board at the September 2023 meeting.

Funding Amounts by Source
Source Amount
Federal $607,086
Local $607,086

Last Updated 01.17.2024

+ - Kane County Ride in Kane Phase 21 & 22 Section 5310 / JARC / NF Mobility Management Kane County $120,000
  • Federal
  • Local
Programmed

Project Details

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Not Available

Description

The Ride in Kane project coordinates dial-a-ride services in Kane County 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 a position to lead mobility management efforts for Ride in Kane. This is an existing Section 5310 funded project.

Current Activities

This project was approved by the RTA Board at the September 2023 meeting.

Funding Amounts by Source
Source Amount
Federal $96,000
Local $24,000

Last Updated 01.17.2024

+ - Kendall County Kendall Area Transit (Capital) Section 5310 / JARC / NF Capital Kendall County $56,275
  • Federal
  • Local
Programmed

Project Details

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Not Available

Description

Kendall Area Transit will use capital funding to install cameras on the vehicles. The ridership is largely elderly and disabled, which is a vulnerable population. Introducing cameras on the vehicles will increase the safety and monitoring of KAT riders.

Current Activities

This project was approved by the RTA Board at the September 2023 meeting.

Funding Amounts by Source
Source Amount
Federal $45,020
Local $11,255

Last Updated 01.17.2024

+ - Kendall County Kendall Area Transit (Mobility Management) Section 5310 / JARC / NF Mobility Management Kendall County $200,000
  • Federal
  • Local
Programmed

Project Details

Related Reports

Not Available

Description

Kendall Area Transit is a demand responsive dial-a-ride service that serves primarily senior citizens and persons with disabilities in the urban portions of Kendall County. The service is also open to general public. Service is provided Monday-Friday from 6:00 AM -7:00 PM except certain holidays. The award includes the funding for Mobility Management.

Current Activities

This project was approved by the RTA Board at the September 2023 meeting.

Funding Amounts by Source
Source Amount
Federal $160,000
Local $40,000

Last Updated 01.17.2024

+ - Kendall County Kendall Area Transit (Operating) Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Kendall County $1,400,000
  • Federal
  • Local
Programmed

Project Details

Related Reports

Not Available

Description

Kendall Area Transit is a demand responsive dial-a-ride service that serves primarily senior citizens and persons with disabilities in the urban portions of Kendall County. The service is also open to general public. Service is provided Monday-Friday from 6:00 AM -7:00 PM except certain holidays. Operating portion of the award. This is an existing program.

Current Activities

This project was approved by the RTA Board at the September 2023 meeting.

Funding Amounts by Source
Source Amount
Federal $700,000
Local $700,000

Last Updated 01.17.2024

+ - Little City Foundation Transportation Project Section 5310 / JARC / NF Operating Little City Foundation $1,200,000
  • Federal
  • Local
Programmed

Project Details

Related Reports

Not Available

Description

This project provides transportation for seniors and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, for the purpose of attending day programs, medical appointments, employment, shopping, and community integration activities. This is an existing Section 5310 operating funded project.

Current Activities

This project was approved by the RTA Board at the September 2023 meeting.

Funding Amounts by Source
Source Amount
Federal $620,000
Local $620,000

Last Updated 01.17.2024