Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)

Springfield, IL 62764


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2300 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62764
United States

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Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
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The Illinois Department of Transportation oversees all transportation projects within the state of Illinois. 

Products and Press Releases

Pace Suburban Bus

IDOT awards 500 paratransit vehicles to 113 transit providers through Consolidated Vehicle Procurement Program

Feb. 16, 2024
The vehicles will be delivered to public transportation providers, as well as nonprofit organizations serving seniors and individuals with disabilities.
Illinois Department of Transportation

Illinois Gov. Pritzker launches Chicago Hub Improvement Program

Aug. 4, 2023
The program will invest nearly $1.1 billion in regional rail infrastructure, upgrade Chicago’s Union Station and improve performance and reduce delays while strengthening the ...
Greater Peoria Mass Transit District
Washington Transit Map - ColorBlind - Final 6.24.2022

GPMTD extends six-month pilot paratransit service

Washington, Ill., was approved to continue funding the project, and it is also partially being funded by section 5310 Transportation Assistance Grant Program from the Illinois...

IDOT awards $38 million for local planning grants

July 6, 2020
The competitive program adds new criteria and supports disadvantaged communities.

‘Autonomous Illinois’ Moves Illinois to Forefront of Connected, Automated Vehicle Testing

Oct. 29, 2018
The Illinois Department of Transportation has launched a new statewide, multiagency initiative to develop a testing program for connected and automated vehicles.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Announces Significant Upgrades to Chicago Rail Connection

U.S. DOT Secretary Elaine L. Chao was joined today by Governor Bruce Rauner (R-IL) and members of the Illinois congressional delegation for a grant announcement marking the award...

New Locomotives Serving Amtrak Riders in Illinois IDOT

Aug. 29, 2017
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that new locomotives are now serving Amtrak customers in Illinois, a major step toward replacing the fleet that operates...

RTA Joins Chicago Transit Partners to Host 19th Annual Transportation Vendor Symposium

The RTA, in collaboration with the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra, Pace, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Illinois Tollway, has announced it will host...

Eight Recommendations Proposed to Guide IDOT to Engage in More Effective Public Engagement Practices

Learning more about the cultural makeup of particular communities, leveraging existing knowledge and relationships, and communicating with people informally in places they gather...

Amtrak Adding Trains for Midwest Holiday Travelers

Nov. 13, 2015
In anticipation of the busiest travel week of the year, America's Railroad is prepared to accommodate the surge of holiday travelers with extra trains and additional capacity ...

Articles & News

Office of Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks at SCCTD's Illinois Bus Garage to announce a second round of Rebuild Illinois grants will benefit 37 transit agencies and 51 projects throughout the state.

Illinois awards $111.4 million in Rebuild Illinois grants to transit projects

Jan. 27, 2022
The state grants will help 37 non-Chicago area transit agencies advance 51 projects.
Mike Healy
Mike Healy, Section Chief – Consolidated Vehicle Procurement, Illinois Department of Transportation’s Office of Intermodal Project Implementation.

Top 40 Under 40 2017: Mike Healy

Sept. 15, 2017
Mike Healy, Section Chief – Consolidated Vehicle Procurement, Illinois Department of Transportation’s Office of Intermodal Project Implementation

Videos & Resources

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Mass Transit Weekly Update 6/10/2016

June 10, 2016
This week's transit update includes a look at Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), Community Transit, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Chicago Transit Authority ...

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Pets on Trains Program Now Permanent in Illinois

April 22, 2015
Amtrak and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) are officially continuing a service that allows travelers to bring their small pets along on trips to and from Chicago...

Amtrak Train Days to Celebrate Reasons to Ride

Feb. 11, 2015
In 2015, America's Railroad is launching Amtrak Train Days (ATD) to celebrate with local communities why trains matter and reasons to ride.Due to the past success of the "National...

Governor Quinn Announces Illinois Awarded $5.9 Million for Safe Routes to School Program

Dec. 1, 2014
This federally funded program is designed to enable and encourage children to walk and bike to school by creating a safe environment.