Current UTC Events

Fall 2019 Events

Fall 2019 Seminar Series

September 26, 2019 — Noon to 1:00 pm
UTC Fall Seminar Series
Speaker: Jeffrey Wytaniec, Civil Engineer IV – Design & Construction, Chicago Department of Aviation
Topic: To be determined.
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago

October 17, 2019 — Noon to 1:00 pm
UTC Fall Seminar Series
Speaker: Representative from Illinois Department of Transportation
Topic: To be determined.
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago

November 21, 2019 — Noon to 1:00 pm
UTC Fall Seminar Series
Speaker: Representatives from Shared Use Mobility Center
Topic: To be determined.
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago

Spring 2019 Events

Spring 2019 Seminar Series

February 21, 2019 — Noon to 1:00 p.m.
UTC Spring Seminar Series
Speaker: Tina Fassett Smith, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Topic: ON TO 2050: Exploring the Plan’s Digital Implementation Tools
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago

March 21, 2019 — Noon to 1:00 p.m
UTC Spring Seminar Series
Speaker: Samuel Tuck III, P.E., M.S., Bureau Chief of Freight Rail Management, Illinois Department of Transportation
Topic: Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE): Keeping the Nation’s Economy Moving
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago
Presentation: Download the CREATE presentation.

April 18, 2019 — Noon to 1:00 p.m
UTC Spring Seminar Series
Speaker: Mike Pfeffer, AIA, LEED AP, Vice President, Architecture, Related Midwest
Topic: The 78: Chicago’s Next Great Neighborhood
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago

Fall 2018 Events

Fall 2018 Seminar Series

September 20, 2018 — 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
UTC Fall Seminar Series
Speaker:
Christopher M. Krakar, Metra
Topic: Metra’s Engineering Overview and Capital Program
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago
Presentation: To obtain a pdf copy of the September 20 presentation, please reply via email.

 

November 15, 2018 — 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
UTC Fall Seminar Series
Speaker: Charlotte O’Donnell Obodzinski, Pace
Topic: A Rapid Pace for Chicago’s Suburbs
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago
Presentation: To obtain a pdf copy of the November 15 presentation, please reply via email

Spring 2018 Events

Spring 2018 Seminar Series

February 15, 2018 — 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
UTC Spring Seminar Series
Speakers: David Spacek and Tara O’Malley, Regional Transportation Authority
Topic: The Life of a Capital Public Transit Project from the RTA’s Perspective
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago
Presentation: To obtain a pdf copy of the February 15 presentation, please reply via email.

 

March 1, 2018 — 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
UTC Spring Seminar Series
Speaker: Audrey Wennink, Metropolitan Planning Council
Topic: The MPC’s Cost of Segregation Study: Transportation Equity Strategies Under Development
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago
Presentation:  Download a pdf version of the March 1 presentation.

March 15, 2018 — 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
UTC Spring Seminar Series
Speakers: Claire Bozic and Martin Menninger, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Topic: The Screening and Selection of Regionally Significant Projects
Venue: Great Cities Institute Conference Room, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St., Chicago
Presentation: Download a pdf version of the March 15 presentation.