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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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