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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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Rightlynd: A Conversation about Gentrification, Displacement and the Power of Plays

December 3, 2018, 5:30 to 7 p.m. CST
Metropolitan Planning Council

Join MPC for a different kind of conversation about housing, racial equity and the future of Chicago’s neighborhoods. Rightlynd Ensemble members will perform a piece from the show and Playwright Ike Holter and Director Lisa Portes will join MPC for a lively dialogue about the play, the issues featured and the role that arts can play in shaping critical conversations.

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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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