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Chicago’s Next Mayor Will Support Green City Policies
  • Jan 18, 2011
Questionnaire Responses Show All Candidates Support “Green Growth Platform” of Leading Chicago Environmental Groups Chicago - All of Chicago’s mayoral candidates committed to improving Chicago’s environment through their responses to the Green Growth Platform issued by the…
Chicago’s leading environmental groups release Green Growth Platform questionnaire for Chicago mayoral candidates
  • Jan 5, 2011
WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, 10:30 a.m. WHERE: Environmental Law & Policy Center’s Conference Center, 35 E. Wacker Dr., Suite 1600, Chicago WHAT: Chicago’s leading environmental and conservation groups will release their green growth platform for…
Livable Communities Act
S 1619 and HR 4690: Federal framework to promote local competitiveness and sustainability
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  • Mar 3, 2010
The Livable Communities Act (S 1619 and HR 4690) would provide a multi-year authorization for federal sustainability initiatives. The bill authorizes $4 billion over four years for regional planning and challenge grants to make communities more livable, and eliminates federal barriers to…
Improving Housing-Transportation Linkages: Learning from listening sessions in Atlanta and Minneapolis-St. Paul
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  • Feb 23, 2010
On March 26, 2010, MPC joined representatives from the Center for Housing Policy, Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership, Inc. and ULI Minnesota in Live at the Forum to discuss recent listening sessions MPC and the Center convened in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., and Atlanta, Ga.. These…

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For 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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