Notice of Public Hearing

October 24, 2016

Chicago Transit Authority
Proposed 2017-2021 Capital Program of Projects, 2017 Operating Budget and Program, and the Financial Plan for 2018 and 2019

Notice is hereby given that the Chicago Transit Authority Board desires public comment before it considers an ordinance to adopt the proposed 2017-2021 Capital Program of Projects, 2017 Operating Budget and Program, and the Financial Plan for 2018 and 2019.  A public hearing will be conducted on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. at the CTA headquarters located at 567 W. Lake Street, second floor conference room, Chicago, Illinois, 60661. This facility is accessible to people with disabilities.  
 
Be advised that, as to the Capital Program of Projects, the Chicago Transit Authority 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 2017-2021 final Capital Program of Projects.  This notice is to meet the requirements of the FTA, IDOT, and the RTA.  

FY 2017

Urbanized Areas: Total $529,965,772

Recipients:
Chicago Transit Authority $291,616,144
Commuter Rail Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (Metra) $170,944,252
Suburban Bus Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (Pace) $40,274,595
Regional Transportation Authority $0
Northwest Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) $26,938,186
Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC) $192,595
Total $529,965,772

Chicago Transit Authority Section 5307 Program of Capital Projects – FY 2017

Perform Mid-Life Bus Overhaul - Articulated Hybrids (208) (5,948,390), Perform Rail Mid-Life Rehabilitation 3200 Series (18,344,144), Replace Buses - Articulated Hybrid - Lease Principal (6,164,092), Replace Buses - Articulated Hybrid - Lease Interest (378,620), Replace Buses - New Flyer Option 4 - Lease Principal (7,239,753), Replace Buses - New Flyer Option 4 - Lease Interest (671,948), Upgrade Office Computer Systems (1,276,311), Upgrade\Support IT & Communication Systems (405,000), Office Building Payment – Principal (2,785,000), Office Building Payment – Interest (3,403,969), Upgrade Maintenance Facilities (6,101,954), Purchase Up To 846 Rail Cars - 7000 Series (20,556,258), Rehabilitate - Belmont Station – Gateway (5,274,782), Program Management (4,748,773), and Bond Repayment Principal and Interest (44,872,775).

Net 2017 FTA 5307 Formula Projects…. $128,171,768 FTA 5307 Formula Total…. $128,171,768

 

Phase I Supplemental Capital Projects – FY 2017

Perform Rail Mid-Life Rehabilitation 3200 Series (2,367,692), Perform Rail Car Maintenance Activities (2,500,000), Upgrade Office Computer Systems (526,075), Improve Facilities - Transit Enhancements (2,920,328), Upgrade Maintenance Facilities (1,898,046), Purchase Up To 846 Rail Cars - 7000 Series (18,747,035), Rehabilitate Rail Stations – Systemwide (4,951,272), Upgrade/Replace Security Cameras-Stations & Yards (4,000,000), Rehabilitate Elevated Track and Structure Systemwide (15,140,027), Program Management (1,341,227), Bond Repayment Principal and Interest (97,774,089), Perform Bus Maintenance Activities (2,500,000), Perform Mid-Life Bus Overhaul - Articulated Hybrids (208) (8,778,585), Replace Buses - Electric Up to 30 – Purchase Buses (2,720,000), Replace Buses - Electric Up to 30 – Purchase Bus Charging Stations (900,000), Red/Purple Modernization (256,000,000), Department of Homeland Security Funds - Security Upgrades (5,591,730), Rehabilitate-Garfield Station (25,000,000), Replace Buses - Electric Up to 30 – Purchase Buses (1,800,000), Improve Rail Facilities (Yards) - SOGR II (10,000,000), Facilities (Critical Needs) - SOGR II (5,000,000), Equipment and Non-Revenue Vehicles (Diesel Locomotives) (7,924,753), Rehabilitate Substation (Illinois) (11,053,918), Rehabilitate Substation (Broadway) (8,612,499), Rehabilitate Green Line - Jackson Park Branch (2,000,000), Rehabilitate Blue Line - East Lake Substation (Phase 3) (7,908,830), Rehabilitate Blue Line - Grand, Chicago and Division Station Renovation (Phase 4) (11,563,930), Rehabilitate Blue Line - Jefferson Park Station (Phase 4) (1,158,298), Rehabilitate Blue Line - Logan Square & Belmont (Phase 4) (6,112,575), Rehabilitate Blue Line - Kimball Subway Waterproofing and Upgrade Track (2,929,240), Rehabilitate Blue Line – Contingencies (735,957), Red/Purple Modernization (622,000,000), and CTA Open Fare Payment System - Equipment (Lease) (1,875,000).

Sources of Funds 2017
5337 State of Good Repair 152,165,791
5339 Bus and Bus Facilities Formula 11,278,585
5339c Disc. Low or No-Emission Bus Program 3,620,000
5309 Core Capacity 256,000,000
Department Homeland Security 5,591,730
2016 TIGER 25,000,000
Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program (EPA) 1,800,000
RTA Bonds 75,000,000
Transit Tax Increment Financing (TIF) 622,000,000
CTA - Bus Proceeds 1,875,000
Total Phase I Supplemental Funding 1,154,331,106

 

 

The proposed 2017-2021 Capital Program of Projects, 2017 Operating Budget and Program, and the Financial Plan for 2018 and 2019 will be available for public inspection, in standard size print and large print, on Monday, October 24, 2016 and will continue to be available between 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. through Tuesday, November 15, 2016 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 2017-2021 Capital Program of Projects, 2017 Operating Budget and Program, and the Financial Plan for 2018 and 2019 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; Jefferson Park Branch Library, 5363 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60630; South Shore Branch Library, 2505 East 73rd Street, Chicago, Illinois 60649; 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 Street, Oak Park, Illinois 60301; Riverdale Public Library, 208 West 144th Street, Riverdale, Illinois, 60827; and at the Skokie Public Library, 5215 West Oakton, Skokie, Illinois, 60077.

At the public hearing, the 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 2017-2021 Capital Program of Projects, 2017 Operating Budget and Program, and the Financial Plan for 2018 and 2019.

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 should contact Amy J. Serpe, Manager, ADA Compliance Programs, aserpe@transitchicago.com at 312-681-2608 or Relay.

Written and oral comments will be taken into consideration prior to adoption of the proposed 2017-2021 Capital Program of Projects, 2017 Operating Budget and Program, and the Financial Plan for 2018 and 2019. 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.

The deadline to submit written comments is Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by 5:00 P.M.

 

 

 

 

 


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