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Connecting Communities: Celebrating Friends of the Cal-Sag Trail and Cal-Sag Trail Coalition

January 25, 2018, 5 to 7 p.m. CST
Blue Island Beer Company

Please join the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) in celebrating the Friends of the Cal-Sag Trail and the Cal-Sag Trail Coalition who were honored with the 2017 Burnham Award for Excellence in Planning for their plan and implementation of the Cal-Sag Trail.

On January 25 from 5-7 pm at Blue Island Beer Company, we’ll hear from the visionaries who turned a wishful line on a map into 12.5 miles of beautiful, paved, multi-use trailand their plans for opening the last 13 miles in the coming years. Leveraging the power of public and private partnerships, the trail has seen over 80,000 users in the last year, and is the second highest used trail in Illinois, following the Lakefront Trail in Chicago.

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Calendar

Jan 25, 2018
Connecting Communities: Celebrating Friends of the Cal-Sag Trail and Cal-Sag Trail Coalition
5 to 7 p.m. CST
Blue Island Beer Company
Hosted by: Metropolitan Planning Council & Chicago Southland Green Drinks
Jan 30, 2018
MPC Roundtable
Driverless Cars: Envisioning The City of the Future
Noon to 1:30 p.m. CST
ELPC Headquarters
Hosted by: Metropolitan Planning Council, the Environmental Law & Policy Center and the Shared-Use Mobility Center
Jan 30, 2018
Help plan the future of the historic bank building at 63rd & Cottage Avenue! (First meeting)
6 to 8 p.m. CST
Harris Park
Hosted by: Metropolitan Planning Council & the Cook County Land Bank
Feb 6, 2018
Help plan the future of the historic bank building at 63rd & Cottage Avenue! (Second meeting)
6 to 8 p.m. CST
Harris Park
Hosted by: Metropolitan Planning Council & the Cook County Land Bank
Feb 8, 2018
MPC Roundtable
One Year Later, Part One: Our Air, Land and Water
Noon to 1:30 p.m. CST
Metropolitan Planning Council
Hosted by: Metropolitan Planning Council & National Parks Conservation Association

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