Notice of Public Hearing

September 29, 2010

Chicago Transit Authority
2011 Capital Program of Projects,
2011 Operating Budget and Program,
the Financial Plan for 2012 and 2013

Notice is hereby given that the Chicago Transit Authority Board desires public comment before it considers an ordinance to adopt the 2011 Operating Budget and Program, the 2011 Capital Program of Projects, and the Financial Plan for 2012 and 2013. A public hearing will be conducted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 6:00 P.M., at the Chicago Transit Authority, 567 W. Lake Street, second floor conference room, Chicago, Illinois, 60680. In addition to this official public hearing, the Chicago Transit Authority will hold three community meetings: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 6:00 P.M. at the Austin Town Hall located at 5610 W. Lake Street, Chicago, Illinois 60644; Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 6:00 P.M. at Kennedy-King College located at 740 W. 63rd Street, Chicago, Illinois 60621; and on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 6:00 P.M. at Truman College located at 1145 W. Wilson Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60640.  These facilities are accessible to people withdisabilities.

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 2011 Final Program of Projects. This notice is to meet the requirements of the FTA, IDOT, and the RTA.

FY 2011

 

    Urbanized areas:  Total  $261,400,00   Est.
    Recipients:
Chicago Transit Authority $145,100,000   Est.
Commuter Rail Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (Metra) $71,500,000   Est.
Suburban Bus Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (Pace) $33,700,000   Est.
Regional Transportation Authority $0   Est.
Northwest Indiana Regional Planning
Commission (NIRPC)
$11,000,000   Est.
Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC) $100,000   Est.
  Total $261,400,000         

 

 

Chicago Transit Authority Section 5307 Program of Capital Projects

Replace Buses - Artic Hybrid (Principal) (4,587,004), Replace Buses - Artic Hybrid (Interest) (2,131,395), Replace Buses - Option 4 – (Principal) (5,499,415), Replace Buses - Option 4 – (Interest) (2,970,777), Improve Facilities - Office Bldg. (Principal) (2,035,000), Improve Facilities - Office Bldg. (Interest) (4,153,938), Improve Facilities (Transit Enhancements) (2,650,000), Program Management (6,690,000), Bond Repayment, Interest, & Finance Costs (33,729,496), and Preventive Maintenance (80,150,578)

Net 2011 Sec. 5307 Projects............. $144,597,603
FTA Sec. 5307 Total.......................... $144,597,603

 

Phase I Supplemental Capital Projects

Bond Repayment, Interest, & Finance Costs (33,437,088), Preventive Maintenance (66,265,309), Diesel Particulate Filter Bus Retrofit (960,000), Perform Bus Maintenance Activities (2,549,891), Perform Rail Car Maintenance Activities (2,986,588), Improve Facilities (1,956,562), Repair Track & Structure Defects (2,706,522), Implement Security & Communication Projects (6,500,000), Perform Rail Car Overhaul (72,390,214), Improve Facilities (Facility Rehabilitation) (1,900,000), Improve Facilities - Employee Restrooms (3,402,000), Improve Facilities - 61st Shop (30,375,000), Improve Facilities Subway Bathrooms (3,000,000), Rehabilitate Rail Stations – Systemwide (12,694,433), Implement Security & Communication (Radio Frequency Identification) (12,000,000), Security Cameras Stations & Yards (26,000,000), Infrastructure Safety & Renewal Program - Dan Ryan (71,535,187), Subway Fan Plant (20,062,486), Infrastructure Safety & Renewal Program – Systemwide (32,186,055), Perform Mid-Life Bus Overhaul (25,116,000), Upgrade Computer Systems (1,100,000), Improve Facilities (Facility Rehabilitation) (5,000,000), Rehabilitate Rail Stations – Systemwide (5,000,000), Infrastructure Safety & Renewal Program – Systemwide (10,838,012), North Red & Purple Lines Rehabilitation (2,777,875), Diesel Particulate Filter RTA Match (FY2012 & 2013) (2,224,000) 

Section 5309 (b) Fixed Guildway Modernization Funds $99,702,397, Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Funds $800,000, Homeland Security Funds $6,500,000, State Funds $285,545,375, State General Revenue Funds $10,199,563, and RTA Bond Funds $52,215,887

Total Phase I Supplemental Funding ...................... $454,963,222

The proposed 2011 Budget Book and Project Descriptions for the proposed Capital Program of Projects, and the Financial Plan will be available for public inspection, in standard size print and large print, beginning at 12:00 P.M. on Wednesday, 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. through Thursday, October 28, 2010, at the CTA reception desk, second floor, Chicago Transit Authority, 567 W. Lake Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60680. Upon request, the CTA will make its budget information available in additional formats to individuals with disabilities. Contact Gregory P. Longhini, Assistant Secretary of the Board, at 312-681-5022 to make necessary arrangements.September 29, 2010 and will continue to be available between

Copies of the Budget Books, Project Descriptions, and 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 1550, 175 West Jackson, Chicago, Illinois, 60604; at the Harold Washington Public Library, 400 South State Street, 10th floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60605; at the Sulzer Public Library, 4455 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60625; at the Woodson Public Library, 9525 South Halsted Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60628; at the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Avenue, Evanston, Illinois, 60201; at the Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 South Troy, Evergreen Park, Illinois, 60805; at the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois 60301; at the Riverdale Public Library, 208 West 144th Street, Riverdale, Illinois, 60827; and at the Skokie Public Library, 5215 West Oakton, Skokie, Illinois, 60077. This information will also be available on CTA’s website www.transitchicago.com. At the hearing and community meetings, 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 2011 Operating Budget and Program, the 2011 Capital Program of Projects, and the Financial Plan.

Written and oral comments will be taken into consideration prior to implementation of the 2011 Budget and Program, the 2011 Capital Program of Projects, and the Financial Plan. This input will be welcomed at the hearing and community meetings or by correspondence addressed to Gregory P. Longhini, Assistant Secretary of the Board, Chicago Transit Authority, P.O. Box 7567, Chicago, Illinois 60680-7567. Input can also be sent via e-mail to: glonghini@transitchicago.com.

Deadline to submit written comments is Monday, November 1, 2010 by 5:00 P.M.

 

 

 

 


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