How Green is Your Commute? The Role of Businesses in Sustainable Transportation Choices - Metropolitan Planning Council

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MPC Roundtable
How Green is Your Commute? The Role of Businesses in Sustainable Transportation Choices

May 31, 2019, Noon to 1:30 p.m. CST

This is a past event

Metropolitan Planning Council
140 S. Dearborn, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60601

Hosted by: Metropolitan Planning Council

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Join MPC and a range of speakers for a roundtable discussion about how businesses can play a role in advancing transportation demand management policies that result in improved regional transportation sustainability.

Our featured speakers will discuss the current sustainability of commuting in the Chicago region and what we can do to improve it. They'll dive into new research on potential new transit fare products that could be offered via Chicago-area employers and share some national best practices on business-transit partnerships. The conversation will also explore how businesses are partnering to provide last-mile transit services in the Lake-Cook corridor. And you'll get the opportunity to hear directly from a corporation with cutting-edge employee transportation policies. 

Roundtable Panelists:

  • John Attanucci, Transit Lab Manager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Dorval Carter, President, Chicago Transit Authority
  • Michael Hales, COO, CA Ventures
  • Mike Walczak, Executive Director, Transportation Management Association of Lake-Cook

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The program begins at noon, with brief presentations followed by a panel discussion and Q&A. Seating will be limited, so be sure to register online in advance.

The cost of the event is $15 for MPC donors and students with a current ID, $30 for all others. Lunch is included; please indicate any dietary restrictions when you register.

MPC thanks HNTB for generously sponsoring this event.

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Metropolitan Planning Council 140 S. Dearborn St.
Suite 1400
Chicago, Ill. 60603
312 922 5616

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