To create a more competitive, equitable and sustainable greater Chicago region, the Metropolitan Planning Council works with a wide range of civic, private, and public sector allies.
A message from the President & Chair
Our long and consistent history of success, in both good economic times and bad, has earned MPC a trusted reputation as an independent voice that identifies and analyzes critical issues, and builds the consensus necessary for change.
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Three phases of policy change
MPC fulfills its mission by advancing sensible planning policies to address the region’s growth and development needs, using three strategies—research, advocacy, and implementation—to affect successful policy change.
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