UTC 2018 Seminar Series

Each semester, the Urban Transportation Center brings transportation industry leaders together with faculty, staff, students and the UIC community through the Seminar Series. These noontime, no-cost events provide a wide range of benefits:

  • Gives the UTC, CUPPA and the University an opportunity to demonstrate leadership in providing a forum to present and discuss current developments and trends in modern transportation.
  • Helps faculty, staff and students keep up to date on what’s happening in the industry and Chicago region.
  • Strengthens the UTC’s position as a leader in inspiring debate and education on the value of transportation in modern society.
  • Provides UTC alumni with ways to stay connected with the University by serving as a presenter or participant.
  • Offers UTC, CUPPA and other students the opportunity to learn and interact with transportation professionals from the public and private sectors.

 

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 request a pdf file of the February 15 UTC Seminar Series presentation, please request 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.