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Finance & Budget

This page contains information about CTA's finances and budget.

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See also: Board Presentations


Latest Budget Recommendations

2018 Budget Recommendations2018 Budget Recommendations

The President's 2018 Budget Recommendations book provides an overview of the proposed 2018 operating and capital budget. Key initiatives are highlighted in an easy-to-read manner with accompanying charts and graphs.

In addition, historical and reference data is presented in a detailed appendix section.

PDF Document2018 Budget Recommendations
PDF Document2018 Budget Recommendations accessible text version

 


Past Budget Recommendations

2017 Budget Recommendations Book Cover

2017 Budget Recommendations

The President's 2017 Budget Recommendations book provides an overview of the proposed 2017 operating and capital budget. Key initiatives are highlighted in an easy-to-read manner with accompanying charts and graphs.

In addition, historical and reference data is presented in a detailed appendix section.

PDF2017 Budget Recommendations
PDF2017 Budget Recommendations text-only version

 

2016 Budget Recommendations Book Cover2016 Budget Recommendations

The President's 2016 Budget Recommendations book provides an overview of the proposed 2016 operating and capital budget. Key initiatives are highlighted in an easy-to-read manner with accompanying charts and graphs.

In addition, historical and reference data is presented in a detailed appendix section.

PDF2016 Budget Recommendations
PDFText-only version

 

 

2015 Budget Book Cover2015 Budget Recommendations

The President's 2015 Budget Recommendations book provides an overview of the proposed 2015 operating and capital budget. Key initiatives are highlighted in an easy-to-read manner with accompanying charts and graphs.

In addition, historical and reference data is presented in a detailed appendix section.

PDF 2015 Budget Recommendations
PDF Text-only version

 

 

Modernizing Transit For the Future: President's 2014 Budget Recommendations2014 Budget Recommendations

The President's 2014 Budget Recommendations book provides an overview of the proposed 2014 operating and capital budget. Key initiatives are highlighted in an easy-to-read manner with accompanying charts and graphs.

In addition, historical and reference data is presented in a detailed appendix section.

PDF 2014 Budget Recommendations
PDF Text-only version

 

 

2013 Budget Book Cover

2013 Budget Recommendations

The President's 2013 Budget Recommendations book provides an overview of the proposed 2013 operating and capital budget. Key initiatives are highlighted in an easy-to-read manner with accompanying charts and graphs.

In addition, historical and reference data is presented in a detailed appendix section.

pdf 2013 Budget Recommendations (.pdf)

     Text-only version (.pdf)

 

President Claypool's presentation to the City Club of Chicago

 

 

2012 Budget Book Cover2012 Budget Recommendations

The President's 2012 Budget Recommendations book provides an overview of the proposed 2012 operating and capital budget. Key initiatives are highlighted in an easy-to-read manner with accompanying charts and graphs.

In addition, historical and reference data is presented in a detailed appendix section.

pdf 2012 Budget Recommendations(.pdf) (plain text version)

 

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2011 Budget Book Cover2011 Budget Recommendations

The President's 2011 Budget Recommendations book provides an overview of the proposed 2011 operating and capital budget. Key initiatives are highlighted in an easy-to-read manner with accompanying charts and graphs.

In addition, historical and reference data is presented in a detailed appendix section.

pdf 2011 Budget Recommendations (plain text version)

From time to time during the fiscal year, the CTA Board amends the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) which is incorporated as a part of the Budget Book. The most recently approved CIP can be found here.

pdf Capital Improvement Program (CIP) 2011

 

 

 

 

2010 Budget Book Cover

2010 Budget Recommendations

The President's 2010 Budget Recommendations book provides an overview of the proposed 2010 operating and capital budget. Key initiatives are highlighted in an easy-to-read manner with accompanying charts and graphs.

In addition, historical and reference data is presented in a detailed appendix section.

pdf 2010 Budget Recommendations

From time to time during the fiscal year, the CTA Board amends the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) which is incorporated as a part of the Budget Book.

pdf Capital Improvement Program (CIP) 2010

BUDGET ADDENDUM 
Please note - Reduced fares were not increased.
Reduced fares remained at $0.85 with a transit card and $1.00 with cash.

 

 

 

2009 Budget Recommendations

2009 Budget Book Cover

The President's 2009 Budget Recommendations book provides an overview of the proposed 2009 operating and capital budget. Key initiatives are highlighted in an easy-to-read manner with accompanying charts and graphs.

In addition, historical and reference data is presented in a detailed appendix section.

PDF Document 2009 Budget Recommendations

From time to time during the fiscal year, the CTA Board amends the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) which is incorporated as a part of the Budget Book.

PDF Document Capital Improvement Program (CIP) 2009

 

 

 

2008 Budget Book Cover

2008 Budget Recommendations

The President's 2008 Budget Recommendations book provides an overview of the proposed 2008 operating and capital budget. Key initiatives are highlighted in an easy-to-read manner with accompanying charts and graphs.

In addition, historical and reference data is presented in a detailed appendix section.

pdf 2008 Budget Recommendations

From time to time during the fiscal year, the CTA Board amends the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) which is incorporated as a part of the Budget Book.

pdf Capital Improvement Program (CIP) 2008

 

2007 Budget Book Cover2007 Budget Recommendations

The President's 2007 Budget Recommendations book provides an overview of the proposed 2007 operating and capital budget. Key initiatives are highlighted in an easy-to-read manner with accompanying charts and graphs.

In addition, historical and reference data is presented in a detailed appendix section.

pdf 2007 Budget Recommendations

 

 

2006 budget book cover2006 Budget Recommendations

The President's 2006 Budget Recommendations book provides an overview of the 2006 operating and capital budget. Key initiatives are highlighted in an easy-to-read manner with accompanying charts and graphs.

In addition, historical and reference data is presented in a detailed appendix section.

From time to time during the fiscal year, the CTA Board amends the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) which is incorporated as a part of the Budget Book.

pdf 2006 Budget Recommendations

 From time to time during the fiscal year, the CTA Board amends the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) which is incorporated as a part of the Budget Book.

pdf Capital Improvement Program (CIP) 2006

 

2005 budget book cover2005 Budget Book

The book provides an overview of two proposed 2005 operating and capital budgets. Key initiatives are highlighted in an easy-to-read manner with accompanying charts and graphs. In addition, historical and reference data is presented in a detailed appendix section. This book is the ideal starting point for those interested in the 2005 CTA budget.

pdf 2005 Budget Book

 From time to time during the fiscal year, the CTA Board amends the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) which is incorporated as a part of the Budget Book.

pdf Capital Improvement Program (CIP) 2005

 

2004 and Earlier...

2004
pdf 2004 Budget - Summary
pdf 2004 Budget - Detail
pdf President's Report on CTA's Fares and Proposal for the FY2004 Budget

2003
pdf 2003 Budget - Summary

2002
pdf 2002 Budget - Summary
pdf 2002 Budget - Detail

2001
pdf 2001 Budget - Summary
pdf 2001 Budget - Detail

2000
pdf 2000 Budget Summary
pdf 2000 Budget Detail

1999
pdf 1999 Operating Budget Summary
pdf 1999 Budget Detail

 

Pension Obligation Bond Sale Report

pdf Pension Obligation Bond Sale Report (text version)

 

 

Financial Statements

 

Actuarial Reports

These actuarial reports are based on the actuarial valuation of the CTA Supplemental Retirement Plan and the CTA Retirement Plan for Chicago Transit Board Members, as of the date noted.

pdf CTA Supplemental Retirement Plan and Board Members Plan - January 1, 2006

pdf CTA Supplemental Retirement Plan and Board Members Plan - January 1, 2005

pdf CTA Supplemental Retirement Plan and Board Members Plan - January 1, 2004

pdf CTA Supplemental Retirement Plan and Board Members Plan - January 1, 2003

 

Independent Registered Municipal Advisor

PDF Document Independent Registered Municipal Advisor ("IRMA") Representation Notice, eff. May 8, 2017

 

Official Statements for CTA Bonds

 

Miscellaneous Reference

pdf CTA Debt Policy
The Debt Management Policy serves as a management tool to enable the Chicago Transit Authority to identify transactions that utilize debt in the most efficient manner and provide for full and timely repayment of all borrowings. It establishes guidelines for the appropriate amount and type of debt as a means of achieving the lowest possible cost of capital within prudent risk parameters and ensuring ongoing access to the capital markets. And it also addresses the method of bond sale and the selection of bond professionals.

pdf CTA's 401(k) plan financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2003

pdf Audited financial statements for Deferred Compensation Plan of the Chicago Transit Authority

 

Presentations

pdf 2016 Chicago Investors Conference Presentation (8/3/2016)

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