RTA and Lyft First Mile Last Mile Partnership, Bannockburn, Illinois, 2019
5 minutes Date Enacted: May 1, 2019 Dates given are approximate. Pilot Project Timeframe: 2 years, with review after one year
The Regional Transportation Authority is partnering with the Village of Bannockburn, GlenStar Properties (owner of the Bannockburn Lakes office complex) and Lyft to provide a free monthly Lyft pass to office park tenants to use on weekdays between 10 AM and 4 PM from and to the following four Metra regional rail stations:
Highland Park (UP-North)
Deerfield (Milwaukee District North)
Lake Forest (Milwaukee District North)
The Village will provide technical and outreach assistance, while Lyft is providing Nearby Transit real-time information. The pilot program, which is scheduled for two years, is funded 75% by the RTA, which administers Metra, and 25% by Glenstar Properties.