Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Government Entity
  • Entity Name: Regional Transportation Authority of Northeastern Illinois
  • Street Address: 175 W. Jackson Boulevard, Suite 1550
  • City: Chicago
  • State, or Country if outside the US: IL
  • Zip Code: 60604

Submitted By

  • Name: Allison Noback
  • Title: General Counsel and Ethics Officer
  • Firm name (if different than entity):
  • Telephone Number: 3129139131
  • Email Address: Allison.Noback@RTACHICAGO.ORG
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Executive staff

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 2629
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 1
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 03/01/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 07/27/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Social Security Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 08/14/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) - Notice of Data Event - ME.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications:
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: 12 months of credit monitoring and identity restoration services from Experian