Oct 6: MPC Roundtable on infill redevelopment
MPC Roundtable Can Chicagoland Grow by Filling In? October 6, 2015, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Metropolitan Planning Council 140 S. Dearborn St. Suite 1400 Chicago, IL The cost of the event is $15 for MPC donors and $30 for all others. Register here.
Infill development is a strategic way to grow and strengthen our region, by giving new life to land within existing cities and suburbs. By creating new residential and job opportunities in places that already have quality transportation options, infrastructure and amenities, we can mitigate traffic congestion, municipal costs and air pollution, all while improving people’s lives: Indeed, new research by Smart Growth America and the University of Utah shows how residents of more compact regions have lower household costs, live healthier, longer lives and more easily build wealth and social capital. Read more here.