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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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Reinventing Fire: Changing Our Energy Future

May 30, 2019, 5 to 7 p.m. CST
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 Join MPC in welcoming leading climate scientist Amory Lovins to Chicago to discuss his acclaimed book, Reinventing Fire, as well as the impact that moving toward using market-based clean energy solutions could have on Chicago and its regional economy. 

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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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