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Our goals for a sustainable and prosperous Chicago region

To solve today's pressing planning and development challenges and prepare the region for the needs of tomorrow, MPC is working with government, community and business leaders to assist communities, demonstrate best practices and change public policy. By 2020, MPC's work, detailed below, will: 

  • Great Rivers Chicago

    Great Rivers Chicago

    Reconnecting Chicago and its rivers

  • Regional Housing Solutions

    Regional Housing Solutions

    Strategies for addressing housing challenges

  • Glass Half Full
    Wikimedia user Biswarup Ganguly (CC)

    Glass Half Full

    Solutions to Northeastern Illinois’ Water Supply Challenges

  • Steady Streams
    Clark Maxwell (flickr)

    Steady Streams

    Establishing Dedicated Funding for Stormwater Management

  • Grow Chicago

    Grow Chicago

    New development near transit will improve opportunities for all Chicagoans.

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Browse our previous innovative projects.

This page can be found online at http://www.metroplanning.org/work/index.html

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Chicago, Ill. 60603
312 922 5616 info@metroplanning.org

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Shaping a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous greater Chicago region

For more than 80 years, the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) has made the Chicago region a better place to live and work by partnering with businesses, communities and governments to address the area's toughest planning and development challenges. MPC works to solve today's urgent problems while consistently thinking ahead to prepare the region for the needs of tomorrow. Read more about our work »

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