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Transit Means Business

McDonald’s, Caterpillar, Motorola Solutions: These Chicago region-based companies employ thousands, drive our region’s economy and cite transit as a key factor in their location and recruitment strategy. Businesses throughout our community benefit from metropolitan Chicago’s transit system. Our new report, Transit Means Business, captures both the stories and statistics behind transit's vital role in our local economy. Transit Means Business brings together business leaders, transit leadership and state and local government to advocate for stronger investments in our region’s transit system.

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Urban Think & Drink
Spotlight: An Insider’s Perspective on Chicago’s Upcoming Elections

February 19, 2019, 5 to 7 p.m. CST
Metropolitan Planning Council

Join MPC and The Daily Line for a conversation about the upcoming municipal elections that goes beyond the “horse race” and instead discusses the issues impacting our city and region. City Hall and political reporters Heather Cherone, A.D. Quig, Craig Dellimore and pollster Jason McGrath will provide an in-depth look at what the candidates are saying and the impact that will have on the race and Chicago’s future.

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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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