This area is designed to provides IDOT’s target audiences with our story, past, current, and our vision for tomorrow, as well as provide information on employment and training opportunities and how to stay connected and get involved with transportation efforts near you.
This area is designed to provide a broad overview of the Illinois transportation system that our public partners and stakeholders can utilize to plan the transportation vision, develop sensible policies and make decisions that reflect and meet the needs of Illinois citizens and transportation users.
This area is designed to provide information for all transportation users from a multi-modal perspective, to include specialized resources such as interactive maps, safety-focused videos, and other traveler resources to enrich the Illinois travel experience.
"In the true spirit of multi-modalism and making the connections that move people and goods efficiently, the Division of Public and Intermodal Transportation (DPIT) is advancing crucial rail and transit projects all over Illinois. By overseeing the distribution of federal transit and rail grant funds, as well as monies provided by the Illinois Jobs Now! infrastructure improvement program, DPIT is proud to participate in projects as varied as the reconstruction of the Dan Ryan branch of the Chicago Transit Authority’s Red Line in Chicago, the nationally significant creation of the Chicago-St. Louis 110-mph passenger rail corridor, and the provision and upgrade of rural mass transit services statewide."
The mission of the Division of Public and Intermodal Transportation is to promote safe, efficient, affordable, reliable, and coordinated transportation of people and goods through rail, mass transit, and related modes of transportation. The Division of Public and Intermodal Transportation is responsible for promoting mass transportation systems and services in the state of Illinois by developing and recommending policies and programs; developing, implementing, and administering operating, capital, and technical program projects; and, participating in local and statewide planning and programming activities. The division conducts technical studies and engineering reviews of projects.
DPIT is structurally organized into four bureaus: (1) Bureau of Freight Rail Management, (2) Bureau of Passenger Rail Corridor Management, (3) Bureau of Transit Capital, and (4) Bureau of Transit Operations. DPIT strives to promote safe, efficient, affordable, reliable, and coordinated transportation of people and goods through rail, mass transit, and other related modes of transportation. DPIT works with public and private transportation stakeholders to provide Illinois residents, visitors, and businesses with transportation options that move people and help them connect with needed modes of travel. In addition, through ongoing program support, DPIT provides funds for planning, engineering, and other technical studies that enhance and improve public transportation.