More people are riding transit! But are they doing it in Chicagoland?

More people are riding transit! But are they doing it in Chicagoland?

This week the American Public Transportation Association released a report showing that nationwide, tran

Metra: We’re not gonna take it anymore!

Metra: We’re not gonna take it anymore!

Here at Active Trans, we’re keeping the pressure

Time to bring Metra into the 21st century

Time to bring Metra into the 21st century

What do air conditioning, Scotch tape and some of Metra’s mos

Metra riders: we hear you and Metra leadership and state legislators should too

Metra riders: we hear you and Metra leadership and state legislators should too

Recently, we at Active Trans asked our members to share with us a few of their recent experiences with Metra as 2014 kicked off.

Metra: We need a lot more money, but happy to share with the Illiana Expressway

Metra: We need a lot more money, but happy to share with the Illiana Expressway

Metra Interim Executive Director Don Orseno was remarkably contradictory in recent weeks about the transit agency’s priorities.

Put Chicagoland back on track by fully funding public transportation

Put Chicagoland back on track by fully funding public transportation

Remember last year when CTA and Metra were forced to raise fare prices to m

Getting around during the Red Line south closure

Getting around during the Red Line south closure

On May 19, the south portion of the Red Line will be closed from Chinatown/Cermak Station to the 95th Street terminal while the tracks are replaced.

Comments for CTA public hearing on Ventra fare policy

Comments for CTA public hearing on Ventra fare policy

Last night CTA heald a public hearing explaining the proposed fare policy for the new Ventra system.  Here are the comments Riders for Better Transit made to the CTA board:

Summit explores key topics in local public transportation

Summit explores key topics in local public transportation

Thanks to all of you who joined us on Monday for the Riders for Better Transit Summit: Building a 21st Century Transit System. The event was a huge success!

What works and what doesn't work with Chicagoland transit governance? Learn more Feb. 25

What works and what doesn't work with Chicagoland transit governance? Learn more Feb. 25

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