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MPC launches its first Placemaking Chicago technical assistance project in Wicker Park

MPC continues to move forward with its Placemaking Chicago project by tapping community groups, neighborhood residents, and local governments as resources to make the Polish Triangle a great public space.

MPC forum highlights Reconnecting Neighborhoods recommendations

The Dec. 2008 Building Succesful Mixed-Income Communities forum focused on final Reconnecting Neighborhoods recommendations and the connection to national efforts for improved transit and infrastructure reinvestment and neighborhood revitalization.

Privatizing Chicago’s parking meters
The Chicago City Council voted to lease 36,000 of Chicago’s parking meters to a private company for $1.16 billion. MPC believes revenues from this deal should be reinvested in road and transit improvements throughout the city.
Talking with Gil Penalosa
Internationally renowned expert in Placemaking speaks at MPC’s Placemaking Workshops.
Great Chicagoland Places

MPC continues to advocate for community-planned and programmed public places in the Chicago region. Check out for more information.

Bicycles built into the city’s fabric
Davis, CA has more registered bicycles than cars!
Setting the Standard: A Practical Discussion for Developers Considering LEED-ND
MPC roundtable connects developers with LEED-ND experts from around the region to build further understanding of and support for a development rating system that encourages sustainable communities.
Reconnecting Neighborhoods: The Homestretch
  • Aug 14, 2008

MPC's Reconnecting Neighborhoods project enters the final months of its yearlong public planning process.

Stockholm’s Bicycle Network
  • Jul 11, 2008
Bicycle use in Stockholm has more than doubled over the last 10 years.
MPC ramps up regional planning work plan in 2008
  • Mar 13, 2008
As the Campaign for Sensible Growth wrapped up at the end of 2007, it handed off its projects and priorities to MPC and other steering committee members.

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