Regional Transportation Authority

 

Keeping our organization on track is a comprehensive financial strategy. From annual reports to budget projections, the RTA produces a number of documents available for your in-depth review.

 

RTA RESOLUTIONS

RTA passes resolution opposing the loss of tax-exempt status for municipal bonds

 

Learn more about the RTA

Today's RTA: Moving Trasnit Forward

 

RTA RIDERSHIP REPORT

2012 Regional Ridership Report

 

Project Management Oversight

December 2014

December 2013

 RTA FACT BOOK
2012_RTA_Fact_Book

RTA ACT & BYLAWS

RTA Act
RTA Bylaws - Bylaws of the Board of Directors of the Regional Transportation Authority

RTA Whistle Blower Policy - To report any wrongdoing, fraud, corruption or waste within the RTA, CTA, Metra or Pace.  RTA_Statement_of_Whistleblower_Protection.pdf

 
RTA ACTRead the legislation about how the RTA was created.

 

PUBLIC FUNDING STUDY

 

November 12, 2013 -  Final Report Determining the Equitable Allocation of Public Funding for a Regional Transit System
August 16, 2013 - Determining the Equitable Allocation of Public Funding for a Regional Transit System Interim Report 

 

POPULAR ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT AND ANNUAL REPORTS  - Review the RTA’s annual report to give you a comprehensive view of our activities and financial performance.

2012 Popular Annual Financial Report - PDF Version (.pdf)

2011 Popular Annual Financial Report - PDF Version (.pdf)

2010 Popular Annual Financial Report - PDF Version (.pdf)

2009 Annual Report - PDF Version (.pdf)

2008 Annual Report - PDF Version (.pdf) MS Word Version (.doc)

2007 Annual Report - PDF Version (.pdf) MS Word Version (.doc)

2006 Annual Report - PDF Version (.pdf) MS Word Version (.doc)

 

OPERATING BUDGET, TWO-YEAR FINANCIAL PLAN AND FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL PROGRAM -  Review detailed information about the RTA and Service Board's responsible governmental fiscal policy and management.

 2015Operating Budget, Two-Year Financial Plan and Five -Year Capital Program

 

2007-2014 Operating Budget, Two-Year Financial Plan and Five -Year Capital Program

Review detailed information regarding RTA’s budget and financial policies, fund structures, basis of accounting, and the budget process.

 

2015-2019 CAPITAL FUNDING ESTIMATES

Review the RTA's business plan process and preliminary regional federal formula funding estimate for 2015 through 2019. These estimated funds will be utilized toward capital projects for the CTA, Metra and Pace.

Review (August 1, 2014) the RTA's business plan process and preliminary regional federal formula funding estimate for 2015 through 2019. These estimated funds will be utilized toward capital projects for the CTA, Metra and Pace.

 

TEN YEAR FINANCIAL PLAN - Projects the operating results of the RTA system over the next decade, using specific assumptions for ridership, operating revenue, public funding, and expense growth.  A summary of ten-year capital funding based on the most recent Capital Asset Condition Assessment is also included..

2013 – 2022 Ten Year Financial Plan

 

SPECIAL-PURPOSE COMBINING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS - Review detailed information about the RTA, CTA, Metra and Pace financials.

2013 Combined Financials

2012 Combined Financials

2011 Combined Financials

2010 Combined Financials

2009 Combined Financials 

 

COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT (CAFR) - Review detailed information about the RTA and Service Board's financial  report and the budget process

2013 RTA Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

2012 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

2010 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

2009 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

2008 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

 

PENSION PLAN

2012 RTA Pension Plan Financial Report

2010 RTA Pension Plan Financial Report

2009 RTA Pension Plan Financial Report

 

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES

RTA Checkbook 2014

Review all payments made to vendors by the RTA from January 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014. This section will be updated monthly.

RTA Checkbook 2013

Review all payments made to vendors by the RTA from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. This section will be updated monthly.

RTA Checkbook 2012

Review all payments made to vendors by the RTA from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012. This section will be updated monthly.

RTA Checkbook 2011

Review all payments made to vendors by the RTA from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011. This section will be updated monthly.

RTA Contracts 2012

Review all contracts with the RTA from January 1, 2012 to October 31, 2012. This section will be updated monthly.

RTA Contracts 2011

Review all contracts with the RTA from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011. This section will be updated monthly.

RTA Salary Ranges and Titles

Review titles and salary ranges for all RTA positions.

 

RTA CAPITAL ASSET CONDITION ASSESSMENT REPORT - The reports assess the condition of existing capital assets of our regional transit system and provides outline of future replacement rehabilitation and capital maintenance costs for the CTA, Metra and Pace.

2014 RTA Capital Asset Condition Assessment Report

2013 RTA Capital Asset Condition Assessment Report
2011 RTA Capital Asset Condition Assessment Report Update

2010 RTA Capital Asset Condition Assessment Report

 

HUMAN SERVICES TRANSPORTATION PLAN (HSTP) - The HSTP is a locally developed, coordinated public transit-human services transportation plan that identifies the transportation needs of individuals with disabilities, seniors, and people with low incomes, provides strategies for meeting those local needs, and prioritizes transportation service for funding and implementation.  

2007_HSTP.pdf

2013_HSTP_Update.pdf

 

CIVIL RIGHTS DOCUMENTS

Title VI Materials

Title VI Notice to the Public - PDF Version (.pdf)

Title VI Plan - PDF Version (.pdf)

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Plan  PDF Version (.pdf)

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program - PDF Version (.pdf) MS Word Version (.doc)

RTA 2014-2016 DBE Programs Goal Rationale -PDF Version (.pdf)

Federal Uniform report of DBE Awards of Commitments -PDF Version (.pdf) Plain Text Version (.txt)

Americans with Disabilities Act

Regional ADA Paratransit Plan for Persons with Disabilities PDF Version (.pdf)

ADA Plan FTA Cover Letter PDF Version (.pdf)

 

 

OTHER DOCUMENTS

Performance Measures
Learn how performance measures are working to improve the transparency, accountability and overall service of the regional’s public transit system.

 

Review audits executed by the RTA

The four mass transit agencies of Northeastern Illinois (CTA, Metra, Pace and the RTA) perform several types of audits to verify financial statements, ensure full compliance with statutes and regulations, and assess management’s operating performance. In some cases audits are performed on an annual or bi-annual basis; whereas other audits examine a single point of time and are performed at the specific request of management.

 

RTA Whistle Blower Policy

To report any wrongdoing, fraud, corruption or waste within the RTA, CTA, Metra or Pace.

 

Transit Priority Initiatives 

Learn how the RTA plans to create efficiencies and save money by working with the CTA, Metra and Pace.

 

Staff Briefing: Assessment of Weather-related Issues at Metra

 Learn about the assessment process and recommendations for Metra's weather-related issues during January 2014.

 

 

 

 
 

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