Bicycle planning tour
Register today for a guided Divvy tour of recent neighborhood bicycle projects and learn about neighborhood-level planning activities under way from the Chicago Department of Transportation. The tour, hosted by the American Planning Association - Chicago Metro section, is Friday, August 18, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. and will start at the Broadway and Wilson Divvy station.
EPA launches Water Finance Clearinghouse
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center has developed a Water Finance Clearinghouse to help communities efficiently access information on water infrastructure finance options. The web-based portal can help communities locate information and resources that will assist them in making informed decisions for their drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure needs.
Public sector energy efficiency program
Municipalities, park districts, libraries, schools, townships, and other local governments throughout the ComEd®, Nicor Gas, Peoples Gas, and North Shore Gas services areas are invited to apply through December 31 to the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Public Sector Energy Efficiency Program. The program provides funding and technical assistance to help local governments update and retrofit public facilities and/or streetlights. For more information contact Brian Tomkins (firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-201-4508).
2017 Indiana MPO Conference
Registration is now open for the 2017 MPO Conference on September 26-28, in Michigan City, Indiana. The conference is hosted by the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Committee.