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Illinois transportation advocates: Rep. Oberstar's bill a good start toward federal transportation investment reform; more work needed
  • Jun 25, 2009
This is a joint release from the Metropolitan Planning Council, Center for Neighborhood Technology, Illinois PIRG, Environmental Law and Policy Center, and Transportation for America Core News Facts U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar (D-Minn.), chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and…
Illinois needs investment plan for capital funding
  • Feb 23, 2009
As Springfield lawmakers debate revenue options for a new state capital package, parallel discussions are underway about a fresh, objective approach to selecting transportation projects
October Media Tips
  • Oct 1, 2008
Regional Groups Building Consensus for Pro-Metro U.S. Policies As the nation prepares for an historic presidential election, a broad range of Chicago-area civic groups is coming together to develop recommendations for reforming federal policies to support metropolitan regions. Over the…
Business Leaders Make the Case for Public-Private Partnerships
  • Jan 31, 2006
New report uses Elgin-O’Hare Extension/O’Hare Bypass as a case study, demonstrating how Public-Private Partnerships can support specific projects and free up resources for other transportation priorities

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