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Outreach Events

ULI Chicago is touring the region with “Infrastructure, Land Use, and Economic Development: The ULI Chicago Game Changing Infrastructure Model” program.

Outreach Events

ULI Chicago has embarked on a regional campaign to change the discussion around infrastructure. With an eye toward the comprehensive impact of infrastructure to the economic growth of our neighborhoods, communities, and region, ULI Chicago encourages a broader dialogue, evaluating land use and development opportunities to maximize impact. To date, we have reached more than 850 people at more than 15 events in the Southern Suburbs in April 2011; the Northern Suburbs in May 2011; and, the Chicago/Northwest Indiana area in June 2011.

Final Outreach Event Reached a Wide Audience

Infrastructure Investment and the Built Environment took place on February 8, 2013 and attracted a diverse group of over 135 people.  Audience members heard the inside scoop on the O’Hare Modernization Project and Elgin-O’Hare Western Access and learned about opportunities catalyzed by these infrastructure projects from a panel of national experts in institutional investment, development, and economics. 
Read Meeting Summary
View PPT Presentation
Watch Video Recap
This program was supported by an Urban Innovation Grant from the ULI Foundation.

Outreach Event Presentation Materials

Materials from the previous three Outreach events in Chicago/Northwest Indiana (Bi-state) – June 2011; Northern Suburbs – May 2011; and, the Southern Suburbs – April 2011, are available for review and download.
Read a Press Summary of the Chicago/Northwest Indiana event
Read the Urban Land article on The Northwest Indiana Model

Additional Resources

Websites:
Infrastructure at ULI seeks to inform and influence infrastructure decision making and promote sustainable infrastructure policies that support compact land use and reduce energy consumption.
Infrastructure Investor
Transportation for America

Magazines or Newsletters:
Urban Land magazine is designed to provide current information, commentary and insight about infrastructure and transit.
ULI Infrastructure Update is a regular e-newsletter discussing the latest infrastructure issues. Please email infrastructure@uli.org to be added to the email list.

Blogs:
The Infrastructurist
Citiwire