How COVID-19 May Change Your Commute In The Long Term

Local transit officials say the federal government needs to step in to help agencies like Metra, Pace and the CTA cope with revenue losses.

CTA worker cleaning
At the 95th Red Line station, a CTA employee cleans surfaces with disinfectant before the train heads north on Wednesday, July 1. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
CTA worker cleaning
At the 95th Red Line station, a CTA employee cleans surfaces with disinfectant before the train heads north on Wednesday, July 1. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

How COVID-19 May Change Your Commute In The Long Term

Local transit officials say the federal government needs to step in to help agencies like Metra, Pace and the CTA cope with revenue losses.

Reset checks in with the head of the Regional Transportation Authority to discuss how COVID-19 may impact public transit agencies in the long term, and what local and federal leaders can do to ensure their survival.

GUEST: Kirk Dillard, chairman of the Regional Transportation Authority