Press Releases

Riley Commends Metra on Englewood Flyover Amongst Concerns for Future Projects

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill – State Rep. Al Riley, Chair of the House Mass Transit Committee, recently congratulated Metra on its completion and dedication of the Englewood Flyover project. “The Englewood Flyover will ease rail congestion throughout the Chicagoland region and passenger rail service for Metra and Amtrak will benefit from […]

Despite opposition, Illiana stays in Illinois’ long-term road plans

Despite overwhelming opposition to the proposed Illiana Tollway, members of a regional transportation panel on Wednesday kept the project in its long-term plan against opponents’ wishes. The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning discussed the revisions to its regional transportation plan, dubbed GO TO 2040, Wednesday morning and will vote on […]

Riley Pushes Transparency Equity and Multi-Modal Coordination Efforts from the Service Boards

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. – State Rep. Al Riley; Chair of the House Mass Transit Committee, was the chief sponsor of major transparency and accountability legislation affecting the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace. “This is the first bill of many which will transform the way […]