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Implementing GO TO 2040: A Plan for Chicagoland's Future; We Have a Plan: Let’s Do It

Mayor Jay Williams of Youngstown, Ohio, discusses the importance of regional planning at the MPC-CMAP April 27 roundtable.

Listen to this April 27, 2011, roundtable, the third in the three-part series, “Implementing GO TO 2040: A Plan for Chicagoland’s Future,” co-sponsored by MPC and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. The series explored how – in an ever-expanding world economy – comprehensive metropolitan plans are essential to keeping our communities competitive. At this roundtable, the final in the series, panelists discussed:

  • Implementation of the Youngstown 2010 Plan in Youngstown, Ohio, and how regional institutions can support local plans
  • Important initiatives already underway in the region and how the GO TO 2040 plan will help to advance them, such as technical assistance to communities and interjurisdictional collaborations, energy efficiency and green retrofits, and local entrepreneurship and community development.

This event was sponsored by:


Wells Fargo

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