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Reconnecting Neighborhoods kicks off in communities
Metropolitan Planning Council is facilitating community involvement in an initiative to improve access to transit and retail amenities in three Chicago mixed-income neighborhoods.
Plan for Transformation February 2008 Update
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  • Feb 1, 2008
This update covers the development status of renovated family properties, scattered sites, and new mixed-income communities.
Access, Amenities, Opportunity: MPC launches Reconnecting Neighborhoods project
  • Dec 13, 2007
In partnership with the City of Chicago, Regional Transportation Authority, and HNTB, in November, MPC convened citywide stakeholders in community planning initiative in three neighborhoods.
Supporting residents through workforce development and employment opportunities
National and local experts explore best practices for balancing work requirements with workforce development strategies for public housing residents
September Media Tips
  • Sep 1, 2007
New Study: Affordable Homes Near Jobs, Transit Key to Slowing Climate Change A new national study offers conclusive evidence that reducing metropolitan Chicago’s energy consumption relies on meeting the growing demand for affordable homes near jobs and transportation options. Growing…
Reconnecting neighborhoods through economic development and transit enhancement
National and local panelists explore transit-oriented development possibilities in CHA mixed-income communities.
MPC co-hosts Parking 101 roundtable: Municipalities flock to solve the daunting parking equation
Watch the video of Parking 101: Transportation Enhancement Districts and Beyond, a special roundtable co-hosted by MPC and the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
June Media Tips
  • Jun 22, 2007
Businesses to Urge Governor to Support Funding for Regional Transit System The p.m. rush hour at Union Station will be the backdrop on Monday, June 25, for a news conference with business, university, and elected leaders calling on Gov. Rod Blagojevich to support a funding fix that will…
It takes a neighborhood to design a mixed-income community
National and local experts share development techniques and strategies for community involvement in the planning of mixed-income sites
Metropolitan Planning Council celebrates Olympics win, recommends priorities to achieve 'lasting legacy'
  • Apr 18, 2007
MPC encourages city, Chicago 2016 to undertake projects that will improve quality of life, equity of opportunity, and economic redevelopment in metropolitan Chicago

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