Regional Transportation Authority
ContactName: Joseph G. CostelloTitle: Executive DirectorAddress: 175 W. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604 Phone: (312) 913-3200
Location175 W. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604
ResponsibilitiesThe RTA’s primary responsibilities are financial and budget oversight of CTA, Metra, and Pace, and regional transit planning. The Board of Directors guides the RTA’s oversight responsibilities. The Board approves an annual budget and two-year financial plan. The RTA Board also reviews and approves a five-year capital plan each year, which is a blueprint of the capital activities to be funded by the RTA and executed by the CTA, Metra, and Pace.
Meeting ScheduleThird Thursday of each month, 8:30 am
Appointed ByCounty Chairman appoints one trustee with the advice and consent of the County Board.
Compensation$25,000 annually, plus $5,000 in Life Insurance and $5,000 in Medical Insurance benefits.
QualificationsDuPage appointee must reside in DuPage County. Appointees may not be a member of the governing board or an employee of any Service Board or transportation agency. Appointees also may not be an employee of the State of Illinois, or any of its departments and agencies, nor may appointees be an employee of any level of local government. Appointees may not receive any compensation from any elected or appointed office under the jurisdiction of the State of Illinois. However, appointees may be a member of a school board. Public citizens can also apply for membership to the RTA’s Regional Citizens Advisory Board.
Composition16 directors, one of whom is appointed by DuPage County. Remaining appointments are made by Collar County Chairmen, the Cook County Chairman, and the City of Chicago. NOTE: Only the director appointed by DuPage County is shown
Chair/PresidentJohn S Gates
Authority70 ILCS 3615/3.01
|Name||First Date of Appt.||Current Term Expires||Position|
|Patrick Durante ||09/14/1999||07/01/2019||Director|
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