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Our 2018 Annual Report

Back in 1934, when the Metropolitan Planning Council was founded, our region was a tale of two cities. Today, we've made progress in some ways, but there's more to do. That's why we have a real urgency about making this region work better for everyone. It’s why we convene neighbors, community leaders, employers, and elected officials. It's why we chart a more racially equitable future, quantify the return on investment of public transit, and educate municipal leaders on running their public water utilities.

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Black and Brown Lives in Green Spaces: Race and Place in Urban America

July 25, 2019, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. CST
The DuSable Museum of African American Histor

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.

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Debate and discuss how we shape our urban environment

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

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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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