This week, we're joined by Maurice Jones, president and CEO of Local Initiatives Support Corporation, who talks about working with communities and existing businesses to develop talent in the workforce, breaking down barriers to entry in certain professions such as property development, and the history of policies and practices that intentionally excluded certain populations from opportunity.
Cahill: Lori Should Lobby for Transit Getting a Bigger Slice of Capital Bill Funding (Crain’s) Chicago Slips on Population but Is Still the Third Biggest U.S. City (Tribune) After Dozens of Downtown Arrests on Recent Weekends CPD Plans to Beef up CTA Patrols (Tribune) Driver Fatally Struck John Sutherland, 65, in Calumet City Tuesday (Sun-Times) […]
Tribune Editorial: Pritzker and Lawmakers Should “Pare Back” the Infrastructure Bill Police Release Image of Car From Fatal Hit-and-Run Near Chicago State University (Sun-Times) Metra Train Evacuated in Barrington After Report of Suspicious Package (Sun-Times) West Humboldt Park Is Getting a Skate Park at Iowa and Rice (Block Club) A Fairly Exhaustive Guide to the […]
MPC’s Marisa Novara, a leading eTOD advocate, Appointed Housing Chief (WBEZ) RTA’s Kirk Dillard: State Capital Bill Needs to Give a Bigger Slice of the Pie to Transit (Sun-Times) Metra Offers New Schedule on BNSF Line to Address Crowding (Tribune) What’s Your Transportation Wish List for the New Administration? (The Chainlink) Police: 11 Injured, 2 […]