UTC Spring 2021 Seminar Series

Presentations from transportation leaders representing state, county and regional governmental agencies are scheduled for the Spring 2021 Seminar Series hosted by the Urban Transportation Center. These hour-long virtual presentations are open to all interested in gaining knowledge of current and planned developments in transportation.

March 4: Planning and Programming at IDOT with Holly Bieneman, Director of the Office of Planning and Programming

March 18: Responding to Change: Innovations at Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways with Tara Orbon, Chief Engineer for the Project Development Bureau, and Jesse Elam, Director of Strategic Planning and Policy

April 15: Mobility Recovery: Rethinking Mobility in a Post-COVID Chicago Region with Laura Wilkison, CMAP Deputy Executive Director of Plan Implementation and Legislative Affairs

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