Notice of Public Hearing

October 18, 2018 08:00 AM

Proposed 2019-2023 Capital Program of Projects, 2019 Operating Budget and Program and the Financial Plan for 2020 and 2021

Notice is hereby given that the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board desires public comment before it considers an ordinance to adopt the proposed 2019-2023 Capital Program of Projects, 2019 Operating Budget and Program, and the Financial Plan for 2020 and 2021.  A public hearing will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. at CTA headquarters 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 2019-2023 final Capital Program of Projects.  This notice is to meet the requirements of the FTA, IDOT, and the RTA. 

 

FY 2019
   Urbanized Areas: $539,332,068
 
   Recipients:  
Chicago Transit Authority $296,123,560
Commuter Rail Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (Metra) $173,585,664
Suburban Bus Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (Pace) $40,844,576
Regional Transportation Authority $510,553,800
Northwest Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) $28,569,805
Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC) $208,463
Total $539,332,068‚Äč

 

Chicago Transit Authority Section 5307 Program of Capital Projects – FY 2019

Perform Bus Maintenance Activities (28,172,347), Perform Rail Car Maintenance Activities (10,000,000), Replace Buses - Option 2 Nova (25 buses)       (1,000,000), Replace Buses - Artic Hybrid - Lease Principal       (6,437,273), Replace Buses - Artic Hybrid - Lease Interest (105,440), Replace Buses - New Flyer Option 4 - Lease Principal (7,646,283), Replace Buses - New Flyer Option 4 - Lease Interest (265,417), Office Building - Principal (3,065,000), Office Building - Interest (3,122,413), Improve Facilities - Facilities Maintenance (10,854,760), Infrastructure Safety & Renewal Program - Elevated Track and Structure Systemwide (9,875,000), CTA Bond Repayment (45,821,025), Program Management (2,361,253), and Support Service for 5307         (1,234,628).

Net 2019 FTA 5307 Formula Projects…. $129,960,839    FTA 5307 Formula Total…. $129,960,839

 

Phase I Supplemental Capital Projects – FY 2019

Perform Rail Car Maintenance Activities (30,000,000), Improve Facilities - Facilities Maintenance (8,110,987), Infrastructure Safety & Renewal Program - Elevated Track and Structure Systemwide (14,937,500), CTA Bond Repayment (5337) (96,055,414), Program Management (3,652,622), Support Service for 5337 (1,465,105), Perform Bus Maintenance Activities (11,827,653), Support Service for 5339 (113,440), Signal Priority & Modernization (Ashland Avenue) (8,806,394), Support Service for 5307 CMAQ (84,463), North Main Line - Red/Purple Modernization (FTA Core Capacity) (99,387,500), North Main Line - Red/Purple Modernization (FTA Core Capacity) - Support Service (612,500), Program Development (420,000), Next Phases of Red Purple Modernization Core Capacity Expansion Program (326,800), Implement Security Projects (5,943,000), Support Service for Department of Homeland Security (57,000), Asset Management System Enhancements (400,000), Blue Line Core Capacity Study (326,400), 5000 Series Quarter Overhaul (14,316,801), Rail Car Activities - Traction Motor & Armatures (800,836), Improve Facilities - Facilities Maintenance (4,913,362), Improve Facilities - Rail Facilities (Yards) - State of Good Repair II (3,579,189), Improve Facilities - Critical Needs - State of Good Repair II (2,468,750), Support Services for CTA Bond (250,126), Traction Power Improvements - Fast Tracks (5,994,182), Station Security Enhancements - Safe & Secure       (2,923,716), Systemwide Security Cameras Improvements - Safe & Secure (3,506,954), Systemwide Track Improvements - Fast Tracks (33,756,410), Support Services for Ground Transportation Tax (360,897), North Main Line - Red/Purple Modernization (RPM) (72,635,262), and North Main Line - Red/Purple Modernization - Support Service for RPM Bond         (447,633).

 

Sources of Funds - 5307  
5307 Urbanized Formula $129,960,839
Total 5307 Funding $129,960,839
   
Sources of Funds - Phase I Supplemental  
5337 State of Good Repair $154,221,628
5339 Bus and Bus Facilities Formula $11,941,093
5307 Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) $8,890,857
5309 Core Capacity $100,000,000
5303 United Work Program (UWP) $746,800
Transit Security Grant Program (DHS) $6,000,000
IDOT Long Range Transportation Plan (ILRTP) $726,400
CTA Bond $26,329,064
CTA Bond - Ground Transportation Tax $46,542,160
CTA Bond - North Main Line - Red/Purple Modernization $73,082,895
Total Phase 1 Supplemental Funding $428,480,897
   
Grand Total $558,441,736

 

The proposed 2019-2023 Capital Program of Projects, 2019 Operating Budget and Program and the Financial Plan for 2020 and 2021will be available for public inspection, in standard size print and large print, on Thursday, October 18, 2018 and will continue to be available between 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. through Wednesday, November 14, 2018 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 2019-2023 Capital Program of Projects, 2019 Operating Budget and Program, and the Financial Plan for 2020 and 2021 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, 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 2019-2023 Capital Program of Projects, 2019 Operating Budget and Program, and the Financial Plan for 2020 and 2021. 

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, aserpe@transitchicago.com at 312-681-2608 or Relay.

Written and oral comments will be taken into consideration prior to adoption of the proposed 2019-2023 Capital Program of Projects, 2019 Operating Budget and Program, and the Financial Plan for 2020 and 2021.  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 Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by 12 noon.

 

 

 

 


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