Notice of Public Hearing

October 24, 2019

Proposed 2020-2024 Capital Program of Projects, 2020 Operating Budget and Program and the Financial Plan for 2021 and 2022

Notice is hereby given that the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board desires public comment before it considers an ordinance to adopt the proposed 2020-2024 Capital Program of Projects, 2020 Operating Budget and Program, and the Financial Plan. A public hearing will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 6:00 PM at CTA headquarters located at 567 W. Lake Street, second floor conference room, Chicago, Illinois 60661. The facility is accessible to people with disabilities.

Be advised that as to the Capital Program of Projects, CTA is seeking financial assistance from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) of the United States Department of Transportation under the Federal Transit Act of 1964, as amended, and related statutes: the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) under the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois (Part 8.5) and related statutes; and the Northeastern Illinois Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) under the Regional Transportation Authority Act. If the following program does not change, then it will be considered the FY 2020-2024 final Capital Program of Projects. This notice is to meet the requirements of the FTA, IDOT, and the RTA.

 

FY 2020 RTA Table for Urbanized Areas

FY 2020 Estimate
   Urbanized Areas: Total $579,224,431
   Recipients:  
Chicago Transit Authority $318,431,176
Commuter Rail Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (Metra) $186,666,551
Suburban Bus Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (Pace) $43,921,541
Regional Transportation Authority $549,019,268
Northwest Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) $29,998,440
Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC) $206,723
  Total $579,224,431

 

Chicago Transit Authority Section 5307 Program of Capital Projects – FY 2020

Perform Bus Maintenance Activities (P1) (1,871,405), Replace Buses - (Up to 400) (36,163,185), Replace Buses - New Flyer Option 4 - Lease Interest (53,664), Replace Buses - New Flyer Option 4 - Lease Principal (3,902,186), Office Building - Interest (2,965,163), Office Building - Principal (3,225,000), Bond Repayment (54,066,774), Rail Facilities (Yards) - State of Good Repair (1,958,137), Upgrade Office Computer Systems (1,300,000), Upgrade/Support IT and Communication Systems (400,000), 5000 Series Quarter Overhaul - Base of 346 rail cars (8,770,075), Program Management (6,606,375), Support Service for 5307 (1,302,813), and Elevated Track and Structure Systemwide (7,696,505).

Net 2020 FTA 5307 Formula Projects…..$130,281,282 FTA 5307 Formula Total…..$130,281,282

Phase 1 Supplemental Capital Projects – FY 2020

Bond Repayment (5337) (96,089,010), Facilities (Critical Needs) - State of Good Repair (1,975,000), Facilities Maintenance (3,086,638), Revenue Equipment Maintenance (1,500,000), 5000 Series Quarterly Overhaul - Base of 346 cars (49,015,621), Perform Rail Car Maintenance Activities (P1) (11,000,000), Rehabilitate Rail Stations - Systemwide (1,975,000), Fare Equipment Maintenance (1,300,000), Elevated Track and Structure Systemwide (6,303,495), Support Service for 5337 (1,739,846), Perform Bus Maintenance Activities (P1) (12,128,595), Replace Buses - Purchase Up to 400 (1,895,036), Support Service for 5339 (141,653), Mid-Life Bus Overhaul - 100 Articulated (4300/4333 Series) (19,107,750), 5000 Series Quarter Overhaul (Base 346 rail cars) (41,846,711), Purchase Rail Cars - 7000 Series (Base Order 400) (66,753,288), Red Line Extension - Planning, Preliminary Engineering (85,549,400), Replace Buses - Up to 400 (14,537,238), Replace (6400 Series) Buses - Base Order (21,067,308), Facilities (Critical Needs) – State of Good Repair (2,468,750), Facilities Maintenance (4,913,362), Rail Facilities (Yards) – State of Good Repair (4,937,000), Tactical Traction Power (4,196,875), Support Services for CTA Bond (2,224,192), Red Purple Modernization (FTA Core Capacity) (99,387,500), Red Purple Modernization (FTA Core Capacity) - Support Service (612,500), Red Purple Modernization (Bond) (240,256,377), Ashland Avenue Transit Signal Priority and Signal Modernization-Irving Park Rd to Cermak Rd (8,890,857), Red Purple Modernization Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality (CMAQ) (25,000,000), Ground Transportation Tax – Repayment (160,939,597), Implement Security Projects (6,000,000), Asset Management System Enhancements (470,250), Blue Line Core Capacity Study (323,730), Bus Priority Zone Study (371,250), Transit System Network Design Study (346,500), Support Service for Illinois Long-Range Transportation Plan (15,270) Perform Bus Maintenance Activities (P1) (22,000,000), Bond Repayment (State Pay As You Go) (49,875,000), Facilities Maintenance (12,000,000), Fare Equipment Payment (15,000,000), Perform Rail Car Maintenance Activities (P1) (19,000,000), and Elevated Track and Structure (24,000,000), Rehabilitate Rail Stations - All Stations Accessibility Program (15,600,000), State of Good Repair Program (124,881,200), Facilities (Critical Needs) - State of Good Repair (461,891), Rail Facilities (Yards) - State of Good Repair II (10,959,423), Replace Non-Revenue 61st Rail Shop (29,625,000), Non-Revenue Vehicles (Purchase Diesel Locomotives) (473,165), 5000 Series Quarter Overhaul - Base 346 rail cars (16,202,454), Rehabilitate Blue Line – Contingencies (4,659,547), Rehabilitate Blue Line - Grand, Chicago and Division

Station Renovation (Phase 4) (3,978,519), Rehabilitate Blue Line - Kimball Subway Waterproofing and Track (1,975,000), Rehabilitate Blue Line - Harlem Station Bus Bridge (9,875,000), Reconstruct Cottage Grove Station - Green Line (12,000,000), Rehabilitate Blue Line-Improvements (6,300,000), Rehabilitate Blue Line - Tactical Traction Improvements (10,000,000), Support Service for RTA Bonds (790,000) and Program Development - Unified Work Program (525,000).

Net 2020 Supplemental Total……$1,388,546,798

 

Sources of Funds - 5307

5307 Urbanized Formula $130,281,282
  Total 5307 Funding $130,281,282

 

Sources of Funds - Phase I Supplemental

5337 State of Good Repair $173,984,610
5339 Bus and Bus Facilities Formula $14,165,284
5309 Core Capacity $100,000,000

5307 Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality (CMAQ) – Red Purple Modernization (RPM)

$25,000,000
5307 Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality (CMAQ) $8,890,857
5303 United Work Program (UWP) Planning $420,000
Transit Security Grant Program (DHS) $ 6,000,000
Illinois Long Range Transportation Plan $1,221,600
State Bond $247,781,200
Transit Motor Fuel (Pay As You Go) $141,875,000
CTA Bond $267,601,874
CTA Financing - Ground Transportation Tax $160,939,596
CTA Financing - Red Purple Modernization $240,256,377
CTA Share for Competitive Grants $410,400
Total Phase I Supplemental Funding $1,388,546,798
 
 Grand Total 
 
$1,518,828,080

 

The proposed 2020-2024 Capital Program of Projects, 2020 Operating Budget and Program and the Financial Plan will be available for public inspection, in standard size print and large print, on Thursday, October 24, 2019, and will continue to be available between 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. through Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the CTA reception desk, second floor, Chicago Transit Authority, 567 W. Lake Street, Chicago, Illinois 60661. These same financial documents will also be available during this period on CTA’s website, www.transitchicago.com in both pdf and plain text formats.

Copies of the proposed 2020-2024 Capital Program of Projects, 2020 Operating Budget and Program and the Financial Plan are also available for review in standard size print and large print at the main office of the Regional Transportation Authority, reception desk, Suite 1650, 175 West Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604; at the Archer Heights Branch Library, 5055 South Archer Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60632; Austin Branch Library, 5615 West Race Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60644; Harold Washington Public Library, 400 South State Street, 5th floor, Chicago, Illinois 60605; Austin-Irving Branch, Chicago Public Library, 6100 West Irving Park Road, Chicago, Illinois 60634: Avalon Branch Library, 8148 S. Stony Island Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60617; West Town Branch Library, 1625 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60622; Woodson Regional Public Library, 9525 South Halsted Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60628; Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Avenue, Evanston, Illinois, 60201; Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 South Troy, Evergreen Park, Illinois, 60805; Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake Steet, Oak Park, Illinois 60301; Riverdale Public Library, 208 West 144th Street, Riverdale, Illinois, 60827; and the Skokie Public Library, 5215 West Oakton, Skokie, Illinois, 60077.

At the public hearing CTA will afford an opportunity for interested persons or agencies to be heard with respect to social, economic, environmental and other related aspects of the proposed 2020-2024 Capital Program of Projects, 2020 Operating Budget and Program, and the Financial Plan for 2021 and 2022.

At the public hearing, an American Sign Language interpreter and a Spanish interpreter will be available on site. Individuals with disabilities who require other accommodations to review the budget or provide feedback should contact Amy J. Serpe, Manager, ADA Compliance Programs, at aserpe@transitchicago.com or 312-681-2608 or Relay.

Written and oral comments will be taken into consideration prior to adoption of the proposed 2020-2024 Capital Program of Projects, 2020 Operating Budget and Program, and the Financial Plan for 2021 and 2022. This input will be welcomed at the public hearing or by correspondence addressed to Gregory P. Longhini, Assistant Secretary of the Board, Chicago Transit Authority, 567 W. Lake Street, Chicago, Illinois 60661. Input can also be sent via e-mail to: glonghini1@transitchicago.com or fax to 312-681-5035 or phone 312-681-5022.

The deadline to submit written comments is Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by 12 noon.

 

 

 

 


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