The Regional Transportation Authority plan is designed to help people easily and affordably access work, school, business or play. Expanded transit services across the region give riders more options and flexibility through a regional seamless transit system. The RTA’s business assistance program, MainStreet, provides outreach and consulting services to businesses located in transportation improvement zones along RTA-funded corridor projects.

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The Regional Transportation Authority is investing nearly one-third of RTA plan revenues on transit to ensure a seamless regional transit system that meets the diverse needs of our communities. The RTA investment in a variety of transit services aims to help people arrive at their destinations safely, efficiently and on time. RTA-funded services include mass transit, a streetcar system and neighborhood shuttles that connect to the mass transit and streetcar systems for enhanced connectivity. Read more »

Business Assistance

Transportation improvement projects can last from three months to two years and beyond. Ongoing construction can impact day-to-day business operations and revenues. The MainStreet Business Assistance Program is a complimentary service of the Regional Transportation Authority that helps business owners establish survival strategies to manage disruptions before and during construction. MainStreet has had a track record of successful results in providing services tailored to individual business needs since 2006. Read more »