The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) is the unit of local government created to oversee finances, secure funding, and conduct transit planning for the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra, and Pace. 

The RTA issues Reduced Fare and Ride Free permits, assesses eligibility for ADA Paratransit service and oversees specialized travel training for people with disabilities and older adults. The RTA services Lake, Cook, DuPage, Kane, McHenry, and Will counties. 

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