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MPC honors Cal-Sag Trail Friends & Coalition for ‘model’ collaboration

Cal-Sag Trail ground breaking, June 7, 2014/ Image courtesy of Thomas’ Photographic Services

A group with deep Chicago roots is giving south suburban residents, civic boosters, recreation enthusiasts and others a new reason to get excited about the Cal-Sag Trail.

The Metropolitan Planning Council has awarded the 2017 Burnham Award for Excellence in Planning to the Friends of the Cal-Sag Trail and the Cal-Sag Coalition.

The recognition should help elevate the profile of the Southland and raise awareness about the 26-mile multi-use trail that extends through 14 communities from Calumet City to Lemont…Please click here for Ted Slowik’s column in the Tribune/Daily Southtown. A related story is here on the Forest Preserves of Cook County’s blog.

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