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UTC Fall 2022 Seminar Series

Three online presentations were held during the fall semester.  Our sincere thanks to panelists who led the discussions, and to the many individuals who took part. Access recordings and PowerPoint decks by visiting the links below.

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September 15: “Tackling Transportation Inequity: A Candid Conversation.” The debut Fall 2022 presentation featured a panel who engaged in a discussion on the scope of transportation inequity across the city and suburbs and offered insight into solutions in the years ahead. We have recorded the event and chat comments, along with two PowerPoint presentations. They can be downloaded from this UIC Box folder. Read an analysis of the presentation from this September 19 Streetsblog news article by Olivia Grenzebach.

October 13: “Free Bikes and Shared Scooters: Expanding Mobility for Chicagoans.” The second presentation of the semester addressed how the City of Chicago Free Bike program and expanded e-scooter network is contributing to increased mobility.  Thanks to Mary Nichol of CDOT and Mark Bennett and Jake Vissers of Sam Schwartz for sharing insight.  The recorded presentation in video and audio only formats, as well as two detailed PowerPoint presentations, can be downloaded from this UIC Box folder.

November 10: “Chicago’s Maritime Outlook: High Water Mark at IIPD & Riverfront.”  The master plan for the Illinois International Port District and advancements made to improve the Chicago River were addressed in the final presentation of 2022.  Our sincere thanks to Erik A. Varela, Executive Director, Illinois International Port District. John Quail, Director of Conservation and Policy, Friends of the Chicago River. The video and two informative PowerPoint decks can be downloaded from this UIC Box folder.

Archived UTC Seminar Series Presentations: Spring 2022 and Fall 2021

In Spring 2022, the UTC hosted two Seminar Series presentations that centered on funding and workforce development.  Presenters represented the American Public Transportation Association and Elevate. Visit the links below.

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Archived Seminar Series 2021 Presentations

In Fall 2021, the UTC hosted three Seminar Series webinars featuring presentations by leaders from two Chicago-area transportation service bureaus and a panel led by the Regional Transportation Authority.

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In Spring 2021, the UTC hosted three Seminar Series webinars featuring representatives from the state, county and regional governments.

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Jan 8 2023
Meeting of transportation professionals

Transportation Research Board 2023 Annual Meeting

Sunday 8th, 8:00 am–Thursday 12th, 5:00 pm
Washing Convention Center
Apr 27 2023
2023 Conference to address current transportation challenges

64th Transportation Research Forum

Thursday 27th, 9:00 am–Friday 28th, 5:00 pm
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May 2 2023
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2023 National Shared Mobility Summit

Tuesday 2nd, 9:00 am–Thursday 4th, 5:00 pm
Merchandise Mart Plaza
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