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Give voice to your vision for Uptown! Participate in a three-part workshop
  • Apr 18, 2014
What This lot between Wilson station and Truman College will be available for re-use after the station is rebuilt. The Metropolitan Planning Council is partnering with the office of Ald. James Cappleman (46th Ward) to host a series of public workshops about the future of two important sites…
Talking Transit: Sketching a future for Chicagoland transportation policy
Published monthly, MPC’s Talking Transit provides updates about transit-related activities around the world. Get In the Loop on all the latest local, national and international transit headlines. 2014 is an important year for the future of the Chicago region’s infrastructure. MAP-21,…
What Our Water's Worth: Whose problem is it? Private property and stormwater management
Next time it rains—and it’s officially spring in Chicago, so you shouldn’t have to wait long—consider where all those drops of water flow. In large, older cities like Chicago, rain generally falls on a private landowner’s property—someone’s backyard or on…
Talking Transit: Minding the gap on financing
Published monthly, MPC’s Talking Transit provides updates about transit-related activities around the world. Get In the Loop on all the latest local, national and international transit headlines. 2014 is an important year for the future of the Chicago region’s infrastructure. MAP-21,…
How to finance municipal infrastructure with private investment
The Chicago region’s 284 municipalities are never short on capital projects, but what about the money to make them happen? Ever-tightening budgets have forced them to identify new strategies and financing tools to supplement traditional funding sources to implement projects. One such…

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Upcoming events

May 8

Give voice to your vision for Uptown! (First meeting) MPC event

  • 6–8 pm
  • Clarendon Park Community Center
    4501 N. Clarendon Ave.
    Chicago
May 12

Give voice to your vision for Uptown! (Second meeting) MPC event

  • 6–8 pm
  • Clarendon Park Community Center
    4501 N. Clarendon Ave.
    Chicago
May 13

German American Chamber of Commerce: Energy Efficient Transportation Systems-Business Conference and Delegation

  • 8:30 am–4:30 pm
  • University of Chicago, Gleacher Center Room 400 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr. Chicago, IL 60611
May 18
May 20

MPC Roundtable—Smart Systems, Resilient Regions MPC event

  • 12–1:30 pm
  • Metropolitan Planning Council 140 S. Dearborn, Suite 1400 Chicago

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