About 30 attendees learned about the innovative initiatives and projects that are positively impacting both Illinois and Indiana to help to make the state line even more permeable.
30 adventurous planners joined the APA-CMS on 7/11 at the Indiana Dunes for the program Planning along the Illinois-Indiana Border. Speakers from the NIRPC, Field Museum, National Park Service, and Calumet Collaborative spoke of many plans for the area that join both sides of the state line.
Mitch Barloga, Active Transportation Manager, Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC), will discuss the Marquette Greenway connecting Chicago to New Buffalo, MI.
Sarah Coulter, Executive Director, Calumet Collaborative will describe the new Calumet Collaborative for bi-state sustainability.
Mark Bouman, Chicago Region Program Director, Chicago Field Museum, will detail the Calumet National Heritage Area proposal, the bi-state region of northwest Indiana and the south suburbs.
Paul Labovitz, Superintendent, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, will present on the soon to be National Park and the dunes interplay of industry and the environment.
Nicole Barker, Director of Capital Investment & Implementation, NICTD, will speak on the NICTD Double-Tracking and West Lake Corridor projects.
Wed, July 11, 2018
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
Aquatorium in Marquette Park (Tuskegee Room)
6918 Oak Avenue
Gary, IN 46403