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Monday, August 10, 2015

Chicago CTA ADA Advisory Committee 2015 Application - Due by Aug 31st

CTA wants to hear from people like you:

Established in 1993, the CTA Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Advisory Committee advises the CTA on practices, services and policies related to meeting the transportation needs of customers with disabilities.  Although the committee is advisory only, many of its recommendations have been adopted by the CTA.  The committee meets quarterly (generally in January, April, July and October) at CTA Headquarters, 567 W. Lake Street, Chicago, IL  60661.

The CTA is committed to expanding travel options on its bus and rail system for customers with disabilities.  CTA bus routes are 100% accessible to customers with disabilities.  The CTA continues to rehabilitate and rebuild its rail stations to make them accessible. Currently, 100 out of 145 stations on the rail system are accessible and the entire fleet of CTA’s rail cars are accessible.

Please note that there are generally 4 meetings per year which take place at CTA’s Headquarters (567 W. Lake Street) from 1:30 to 4 p.m. and Committee members are expected to attend all meetings.

How members are selected:

Due to the nature and purpose of the committee, it is important that its members be able to represent a cross section of the disability community residing in the Chicago Transit Authority service area.  Be advised that the information obtained from this application process will remain confidential and be used by the CTA solely to determine membership in the ADA Advisory Committee.

You may receive a follow-up call after the CTA has received your completed application. The final selection of committee members is made by Transit Board Chairman Terry Peterson.


Please complete an application and return it to CTA NO LATER THAN 5 PM ON FRIDAY AUGUST 31, 2015.  Either mail or e-mail your completed application to:

Amy J. Serpe
Manager ADA Compliance Programs
Chicago Transit Authority
567 W. Lake St. - 4th Floor, Diversity
Chicago, Illinois 60661
aserpe@transitchicago.com 312/681-2608

# UPDATED Aug 21, 2015 - originally applications were due Aug, 21, 2015 - CTA released information of the extension til Aug 31, 2015.
# as shared by the CTA

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