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Give voice to your vision for Logan Square! Participate in a three-part workshop
What? The renovation of the CTA Blue Line Station at Logan Square offers the opportunity to reenvision the plaza, bus turnaround and nearby parking lot above. Flickr user cta web (cc). The Metropolitan Planning Council is partnering with the office of Ald. Rey Colon (35th Ward) to host a…
Talking Transit: Transportation investments aren’t just about mobility
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. Did You Know? Walking is a major mode of access to transit stations. At urban stations on rail…
Talking Transit: Biking rising quickly as a mode of travel in Chicago
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. Did You Know? Following the construction of dedicated cycling lanes on Dearborn Street through…
MPC responds to regional plan update
Since the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) was created in 2005, the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) has devoted much of our work to making CMAP all that it can be. We recognize the importance of strong regional planning and the need for a clear vision guiding Chicagoland's…
Talking Transit: Opportunities for Development Along Chicago’s Renovated Red and Purple Lines
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. Did You Know? Over the next decade, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) plans to entirely…

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