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MPC's new interactive map shows parcels likely to qualify for Chicago's new development incentives

Only 8 percent of our region's population and 21 percent of its jobs are within a quarter-mile of rapid transit. To strengthen Chicagoland by attracting new jobs and new residents, we'll have to encourage growth near existing transit lines. MPC believes the City of Chicago's new incentives are a step in the right direction. Find out where new development can move the needle in Chicago using MPC's new online map.

MPC also supports the Northeastern Illinois Public Transit Task Force’s recommendations for restoring confidence and improving decision-making in our regional transit structure.

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