Lipinski Announces $495,000 Federal Grant for Transit Signal Priority

Announces $495,000 Federal Grant for Transit Signal Priority, Improve Bus Service Reliability and Speed


WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Dan Lipinski announced the Suburban Bus Division of the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) has been awarded a $495,000 U.S. Department of Transportation grant for to implement Transit Signal Priority (TSP) for buses along the Harlem Avenue corridors between 159th Street, Tinley Park to North Avenue, Oak Park and along 95th Street between the Red Line CTA Station to 83rd Street. The project includes design and implementation of transit signal priority capability at the signalized intersections.


"Implementation of TSP will improve the service reliability of Pace routes and passengers can expect less delays," Lipinski said.  "We depend on good transportation to get to our jobs and conduct our business, and this project will help my constituents have better transportation."

(February 8, 2007)


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